Monday Quiz 35 – Music Police and Psychics Live
On this week last year (February 18 to February 24, 2007):
- Why were 1,000 Gardai policing Croke Park for the singing of a song?
- What future event did Irish Psychics Live fail to predict?
- Who said in Dublin that gay culture threatened the survival of the human race?
- How did a spoof dictionary of Waterford slang cause the owner of a hotel to win €50,000 in a libel case against the Sunday World?
- What happened when the North Dakota Congress debated a motion paying tribute to U2’s Bono?
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- Ireland was playing England in rugby, and the British National Anthem was being played for the first time at Croke Park.
- A customer used a loophole in their phoneline service to claim €15,000 in phone credit funds.
- The Polish President, Lech Kaczynski, during a debate at the Forum on Europe.
- He owned a hotel called Maryland, and the Sunday World’s dictionary of Waterford slang defined Maryland as a small hotel in the red light district of Waterford, and a colloquial term for a brothel.
- One member thought the motion was about Sonny Bono, husband of Cher. The motion was defeated on the grounds that Bono had no connection to North Dakota.