Stan’s Trivia Bits

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Word of the week: “remontado.” Borrowed from the Spanish language, it is a person who has abandoned civilization to live in the mountains. The first remontado that comes to mind is the title character portrayed by Robert Redford in the film “Jeremiah Johnson.”

Long before the 1975 debut of the ABC program “Good Morning America,” the almost-identical “Good Morning, America” was the name of a:

A) Radio game show

B) Book of poems by Carl Sandburg

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C) Song by Irving Berlin

D) Children’s board game

Friday’s answer: Maria Roach, daughter of film producer Hal Roach of “Little Rascals” fame, was once married to Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth.

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