n Never heard of Kaskaskia, the first state capital of Illinois? Maybe that’s because its current population, according to the 2000 census, is 9.

n As grand marshal of the 1947 Santa Claus parade in Hollywood, cowboy singer Gene Autry heard children shouting “Here comes Santa Claus!” which inspired him to write the song of the same name.

In his first major film role, eight years before “Star Trek,” William Shatner portrayed the brother of what Oscar-winning actor?

Yul Brynner

B) Rex Harrison

C) Marlon Brando

D) Henry Fonda

Monday’s answer: The Gulf of Georgia is located between Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia in Canada.

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