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Trivia: Believe it or not!

Robert Ripley's "Believe It or Not!" was one of the most popular syndicated newspaper features of the 1930s and 1940s. He traveled the world searching out sources for his strange and unique stories. His cartoons and collections of oddities are world famous, but none of this would have happened if he hadn't seriously injured his arm while trying out for major league baseball. Strange, but true!

Tune in next week as our trivia contest continues!

Showing this weekend at LSC:

Fri 7 & 10 p.m. The Pillow Book* in 26-100

Fri 6:30 p.m. The Great Escape in 10-250

Sat 7 & 10 p.m. Shall We Dance?* in 26-100

Sun 4 & 7 p.m. The Pillow Book / Shall We Dance?* in 26-100

*co-sponsored by the MIT Japan Program and the MIT Depart-ment of Foreign Languages and Literatures

This feature was brought to you by the CAC Program Board. Today's factoids provided by the MIT Quiz Bowl team.