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CHRISTMAS TRIVIA VI

51) What NBA player went head-to-head against Santa Claus in a Nike commercial?


Even though Michael Jordan embarrasses Santa on the court with some smooth spin moves and a barrage of dunks, the always jolly big man doesn't seem to mind and they leave the court arm in arm.

52) How do churchgoers in the capital city of Venezuela get to Christmas Mass?


The capital city of Venezuela has a neat tradition. The streets in Caracas are closed off in order to allow churchgoers to arrive by roller-skate.

53) In The Polar Express (2004), what letters does the conductor punch on Billy's ticket?


Billy's Polar Express ticket has the letters B & E punched in it.

54) In the movie Elf (2003), what was the first rule of The Code of Elves?


The first rule of The Code Of The Elves is "Treat every day like Christmas."

55) What does the singer of "A Holly Jolly Christmas" have a cup of?


Have a holly jolly Christmas
It's the best time of the year
I don't know if there'll be snow
But have a cup of cheer

56) "Do You Hear What I Hear?" was originally written in response to _________.


It was written by Noël Regney and Gloria Shayne Baker as a plea for peace during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Regney had been invited by a record producer to write a Christmas song, but was hesitant due to the commercialism of the holiday. It has since sold tens of millions of copies and been covered by hundreds of artists.

57) In the British Christmas carol "I Saw Three Ships", where were the ships sailing?


The lyrics mention the ships sailing into Bethlehem, but the nearest body of water is the Dead Sea about 20 miles (32 km) away.

58) What was Clement C. Moore's Christmas gift to his children in 1822?


In 1822, Clement C. Moore's gift to his children was the poem "The Night Before Christmas". This poem has been called "arguably the best-known verses ever written by an American" and is responsible for many of the popular conceptions of Santa Claus from the mid-nineteenth century to today.

59) Where was "Silent Night" first performed?


The song was first performed on Christmas Eve 1818 at St Nicholas parish church in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria.

60) How do you wish someone a Merry Christmas in Armenian?


At Christmas, Armenians greet each other with the words "Shenorhavor Dzenount".

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