Untitled Document1998A federal judge ruled that a Virginia library constitutionally could not block Internet pornography from library computers
1997RealNetworks, an Internet pioneer that developed streaming audio and video technology, launched a public offering on this day in 1997. The company, once co-owned by Microsoft and formerly called Progressive Networks, reaped more than $500 million on its first day of trading.
1997In response to a 554.26 point free fall, New York Stock Exchange officials invoked the "circuit breake" rule and puts a halt to trading
1992Chinese air crash kills 141
1991US 75th manned space mission "STS 44" Atlantis 10 launched
1991The first international flight from Long Island's MacArthur Airport (to Mexico)
1989Communist Party resigns in Czechoslovakia
1983PLO exchanges 6 Israeli prisoners for 4,500 Palestinians &Lebanese
1971Prison rebellion at Rahway State Prison NJ
1971Dan "DB" Cooper parachutes from a Northwest AL 727 with $200,000
This section provides quick links to high-quality quiz reference material ideal for the serious quizzer who likes to revise lists, facts and curious information which often crops up in pub quizzes. *Please note work is still ongoing with this section and is not complete.
On the way to becoming an Egghead there are certain questions you simply must be able to answer. Follow the links opposite to questions which should guide you along the path to becoming an EGGHEAD.
One key element to Egghead attainment is the ability to remember lists of facts even on subjects which you have no interest in. Often gameshow or quiz league questions do not go into great detail so knowing these basic quiz lists is a huge help. Use the lists above as quick learning aids.