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Centennial Quiz - October 5, 2008

1.What two entertainers from the Lubbock area once hosted their own variety shows on network television?
a. Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison
b. Waylon Jennings and Don Williams
c. Mac Davis and Jimmy Dean
d. Natalie Maines and Tanya Tucker

2. True or false?
KDUB, Lubbock's first television station, began broadcasting in 1949.

3. What was the name of a popular barbecue restaurant that served its meals cafeteria-style?
a. Sutphen's
b. Rudy's
c. Underwood's
d. County Line

4.True or false?
A severe hailstorm in 1930 killed a man caught in an open field northwest of Lubbock. It was the first authenticated death by hail, according to U.S. weather records.

Answers:

1. What two entertainers from the Lubbock area once hosted their own variety shows on network television?

c. Mac Davis, a Lubbock native, and Jimmy Dean, a native of Plainview.

2. KDUB, Lubbock’s first television station, began broadcasting in 1949.

False. KDUB began broadcasting in November, 1952.

3. What was the name of a popular barbecue restaurant that served its meals cafeteria-style?

c. Underwood’s

4. A severe hailstorm in 1930 killed a man caught in an open field northwest of Lubbock. It was the first authenticated death by hail, according to U.S. weather records.

True


Do you know of a little-known or fun fact about Lubbock that we can feature in our centennial quiz? If so, send them to Dave Daniel, A-J news editor, at david.daniel@lubbockonline.com.

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