Invite for April 2007 Party
PASSWORD: "Cohen's Fashion Optical. Where Else?"
we're doing MAGIC GARDEN on Passover, but I don't want anyone sending
locusts or plagues my way. We’ll be doing the new dance that’s
sweeping the Jewish nation – “The Lamb Shank.” And we'll
have special cocktails like the “How’m I Doin' Daiquiri"
and the “Sloe Gin Goetz.” If you're going to a seder, I guarantee
you'll need a drink afterwards, unless what, you think you're better than
everybody else? We'll be screening "Sleeper" by king Jew himself,
And now a quiz to honor famous Jewish New Yorkers (answers posted here).
- What 60-something
Brooklyn born singer is often referred to as the "Jewish Elvis"?
- Carole King,
born Carol Klein in Brooklyn, penned hundreds of famous songs, including
“Another Pleasant Valley Sunday,” recorded by what 60s
super group with their own tv show?
- Barbra Streisand’s
song “Guilty” sold over 20 million units. This song was
a collaboration with what fabulous singer?
a) Barry Gibb b) Kenny Rogers c) Barry Manilow d) Bono
- Who was the first
Jewish Mayor of NYC, serving from 1974-77?
- Barry Manilow
was born Barry Pinkus in Brooklyn, and may possibly be the 8th wonder
of the world. In the song “Copacabana,” the “Copa”
is the hottest spot north of where?
- Bronx born Jerry
Orbach played Billy Flynn in the mid-70s Broadway run of what musical?
a) "A Chorus Line" b) "Chicago" c) "Oh Calcutta"
- Queens born Fran
Drescher plays the character Bobbi Fleckman in what 1983 Rob Reiner
- Harlem born Sammy
Davis Jr. was a member of Hollywood’s “The Rat Pack,”
which included all of the following except whom?
a) Frank Sinatra b) Dean Martin c) Jerry Lewis d) Joey Bishop
- NYC born Carly
Simon won the 1988 Academy Award for best song for “Let the
River Run,” for what movie about a Staten Islander who moves
up the corporate ladder?
- A December 2005 "Saturday Night Live" skit featured a cartoon
with the song “Christmastime for the Jews,” sung by what
Phil Spector produced singer?
a) Darlene Love b) Lesley Gore c) Lisa Loeb d) Dame Edna
- Extra Credit:
Bea Arthur, born Bernice Frankel in NYC, played Dorothy on the “Golden
Girls” – name the other 3 characters.