While a contestant on the game show “Pictionary” in 1997, comedian/TV host Bill Maher was knocked unconscious by an accidental punch thrown by “CHiPs” star Erik Estrada.

Actor/director Orson Welles claimed to be a great-grandson of Gideon Welles, Abraham Lincoln’s secretary of the Navy, but we can’t find any independent corroboration of the relationship.

What unusual feature makes the Amazon Towers Hotel in Manaus, Brazil, a tourist attraction as well as a destination?

A)
The rooms are all in trees

B) The bellhops are monkeys

C) The main lobby has no roof

D) Exotic birds fly freely throughout the building

Answer Monday.

Thursday’s answer: Mr. Potato Head rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 12, 2002, to celebrate his 50th birthday.


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