QUESTIONS:

1) The Las Vegas Valley lies at the corners of what three deserts?

2) What was the name and catchphrase of the sleazy televangelist played by iconic Vegas headliner Wayne Newton in the 1989 James Bond flick, License to Kill?

3) What comedian once held the largely ceremonial position of Vice President of Entertainment at the Sahara Hotel?

4) In the 1970s, how much money did Liberace earn per week performing at the Las Vegas Hilton?

5) What famous actresses were once among the owners group of Downtown’s Huntridge Theater in the 1950s?

6) What TV game-show host failed an audition for Jubilee?

7) Caesars Palace served up 4,000 pounds of what food during its 1966 grand opening?

 

ANSWERS:

1) The Las Vegas Valley lies at the corners of what three deserts?

Great Basin, Sonoran and Mojave

 

2) What was the name and catchphrase of the sleazy televangelist played by iconic Vegas headliner Wayne Newton in the 1989 James Bond flick, License to Kill?

Prof. Joe Butcher, who purred “Bless your heart.”

 

3) What comedian once held the largely ceremonial position of Vice President of Entertainment at the Sahara Hotel?

Buddy Hackett

 

4) In the 1970s, how much money did Liberace earn per week performing at the Las Vegas Hilton?

$300,000

 

5) What famous actresses were once among the owners group of Downtown’s Huntridge Theater in the 1950s?

Loretta Young and Irene Dunne

 

6) What TV game-show host failed an audition for Jubilee?

Wayne Brady

 

7) Caesars Palace served up 4,000 pounds of what food during its 1966 grand opening?

Filet mignon

 

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