n Unfortunate slice: Barry Fitzgerald, won Best Supporting Actor Oscar in the film “Going My Way.” Shortly after bringing his trophy home, he decided to practice his golf swing, and promptly cut Oscar’s head off. His prize was replaced, we’re pleased to report.

The Walt Disney Company is currently the majority owner of sports channel ESPN. But early in its history, the majority owner was:

A) An oil company

B) An auto manufacturer

C) A financial services co.

D) A major-league baseball team

Monday’s answer: The first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for a novel was Edith Wharton, for “The Age of Innocence,” in 1920.


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