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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 6/2/21

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Question: What burger chain was hyped in ads by the milkshake-loving Sir Shakes-A-Lot?


Last Question: Who earned Oscar nominations as Best Supporting Actor for roles as both a pimp and a chauffeur?

Answer: Morgan Freeman

He was nominated for his role as Leo “Fast Black” Smalls, Jr. in Street Smart (1987) and as Hoke Colburn in Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

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Quote of the Day: Glory

[Col. Shaw approaches Rawlins after having Trip horse-whipped for deserting]
Colonel Robert G. Shaw: Mr. Rawlins… this morning, I… it would be a great help to me if I could talk to you from time to time about the men. That’s all.
[turns to leave]
John Rawlins: Shoes, sir.
[Shaw turns around]
John Rawlins: The men need shoes, Colonel.
Colonel Robert G. Shaw: Yes, I’ve been after the quartermaster for some time.
John Rawlins: No, sir. Now. That boy ran off to find him some shoes, Colonel. He wants to fight. Same as the rest of us. More, even.

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Happy 70th Birthday to Morgan Freeman!!!

Quote of the Day: Lean On Me

And I’ve got a message out there for those people who have abandoned you and written you off. You are NOT inferior. Your grades may be. Your school may have been. But you can turn all that around and make liars out of those bastards in exactly one hour, when you take that test, pass it, and win!

Happy 78th Birthday to Morgan Freeman!!
This is how I first knew of Morgan Freeman. “Top to bottom, left to right, reading stuff is outta sight!”