The insider stock trader Michael Milken who became the symbol of 1980s greed graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, symbol of 1960s activism, in 1968.
- Why is the name “Mary Katherine Goddard” on some early copies of the Declaration of Independence? Mary Katherine Goddard published the first official copies of the Declaration, the first to bear the names of all the signers, in January 1777. At the time, Goddard was the only printer in…
- On “Star Trek,” what were the names of Spock’s parents? Spock's parents in Star Trek were Sarek, a Vulcan ambassador, and Amanda, a human being.
- What gangster movie features the line, “I don’t like violence, Tom. I’m a businessman. Blood is a big expense”? The Godfather (1972) had the line, "I don't like violence, Tom. I'm a businessman. Blood is a big expense"?. Al Lettieri as Sollozzo says it.
- What was the real name of the hospital nicknamed “St. Elsewhere” (NBC, 1982-86)? The real name of the hospital nicknamed "St. Elsewhere" was St. Eligius in Boston. It received its nickname because other hospitals dumped their unwanted patients there.
- In what city was the TV series “Hill Street Blues” (NBC, 1981-87) set? The city on the TV series "Hill Street Blues" was never named. Some exteriors in the opening credits were filmed in Chicago.
- What is the full name of Khan, the superhuman “Star Trek” villain? The full name of Khan, the "Star Trek" villain was Khan Noonian Singh (Ricardo Montalban). He was seen on the TV series (NBC, 1966-69) in an episode called "Space Seed" and in the…