HighFive Series & Monthly Questions

Sunday, February 22, 2009

HighFive 19 : Random Set

1. In 1982, at the young age of 22, an Indian architect landed an assignment with the Italian edition of Fashion magazine `Vogue' on Rajasthani jewelry. This young girl went on to act in 2 movies: "In which Annie gives it those ones' and `Massey Sahib".Incidentally the former is also the first movie of SRK, a less known fact. Who am I talking about?

2. This term was used by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II to describe various UFOs or mysterious aerial phenomena seen in the skies over Europe and the Pacific theatre, thought to be extraterrestrial life. It was also supposedly used as a semi-derogatory reference to Japanese fighter pilots known for erratic flying and extreme maneuvering. What term?

3. It was created in 1958 by a Southern Californian artist, Oliver Weismuller, who was hired to give the place 'a face lift'. A special committee meets each June to select the honorees for the following year and the actual ceremony is hosted by Johnny Grant, Honorary Mayor of the city. In 2005, companies became eligible for the honour and Disneyland was the first recipient. What?

4. The following are certain specifications:
Age: Less than 25 years
Marital Status: Single
Weight: Less than 115 pounds
Height: Less than 5 feet 4 inches
Occupation: Registered Nurses

The first person to fulfill the above criteria was Ellen Church, who earned $125 a month. What were these eligibility criteria for?

5. What beverage gets its name quite comically from the Anglicization of Irish ‘uisce beatha’ or Scottish Gaelic ‘uisge beatha’, both meaning literally 'water of life'?

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