Friday, January 29, 2016

29 Jan, 2016: Day 45

Question 1:
What renowned children's book set around the love for the first African-American to play major league baseball, starts with the line "The St. George Hotel?"? Answer: Thank You, Jackie Robinson.

If you didn't know the first Black to play major league baseball was Jackie Robinson for the Brooklyn Dodgers. I didn't have to look that up, it's something that I already knew, I didn't have to look that up. Seeding the search, Jackie Robinson "The St. George Hotel?" children's book gets you the answer.

Question 2:
Who wrote the biggest hit of the performer who has five stars along Hollywood Boulevard? Answer: Johnny Marks.

Please see Day 26 for the explanation.

Question 3:
Because the company increased shareholder dividends for 25 years in a row, what S&P designation was granted the world's largest distributor of toys? Answer: S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats.

For a moment I was on a red herring, looking up the toy distributor, instead of looking at was in my face the whole time. The correct search is using in the search field increased shareholder dividends 25 years s&p 500. There's an index using the name. Annual Fund Operating Expenses is .35%.

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