It was 50 years ago, on Oct. 1, that Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth’s single-season home run mark by hitting his record-breaking 61st home run on the 1961 season’s final game. Only 23,154 witnessed the the solo shot in Yankee Stadium. Maris is surely the least known of baseball’s greatest sluggers. Test your own Maris knowledge with this quiz.
Autumn always marks the kickoff to another television season, and the competition for your attention this year is fierce. From big-budget Spielberg-helmed science fiction to a reality show about people whose only qualification is their hate for celebrities, the big networks have it all this year. Some will live on and become classics, and some will be cancelled before 2012. How much do you know about this year's crop?
GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry became governor of Texas in 2000 when Gov. George W. Bush resigned to be president. Gov. Perry hasn't looked back since. Perry's now the frontrunner, according to polls, in a crowded Republican primary race. How well do you know the man from Paint Creek, Texas? Take our quiz.
America is a vast country with too many landmarks and attractions for one person to see, ranging from the sublimely beautiful Grand Canyon to a Stonehenge replica made from junk cars. Does your knowledge reach from the majesty of America's purple mountains and across its amber waves of grain to its fruited plains?
Thirty-four years after his death, Elvis Presley is still loved by millions and recognized as the King of Rock and Roll. Each year, thousands gather at his home, 'Graceland,' to mark the anniversary of his passing during "Elvis Week." How much do you know about the best-selling solo artist of all time? Take our quiz and find out.
Detective novels have long been one of our favorite books genres, keeping us on the edge of our seats with endless plot twists and clever villains. But how well do you really know your detective novels? We've put together a quiz covering some of the classics to see how closely you've been paying attention.
While we all count the days till Season Two of the HBO series "Game of Thrones," let's not forget about all the little things that happened in the first season. How well do you really know the story adapted from the first book of George R.R. Martin's "Song of Ice and Fire" fantasy series? Take our quiz on the minute details of Season One and find out!
Most diehard Harry Potter fans will swear that they know everything there is to know about each of J.K. Rowling's books. But how well do you really remember the sixth book in the series, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?" As we all prepare for the July 15, 2011, release of the movie version of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" – the eighth and final "Harry Potter" film – take our quiz and find out!
Most diehard Harry Potter fans will swear that they know everything there is to know about each of J.K. Rowling's books. But how well do you really remember the fifth book in the series, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix?" As we all prepare for the July 15, 2011, release of the movie version of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" – the eighth and final "Harry Potter" film – take our quiz and find out!