Beethoven and Friends

On this date in 1817 was the premiere of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

Today's Trivia Question:  Who was born first?
a. Beethoven    b.Bach   c. Mozart
answer below

Beethoven the movie came out in 1992 and grossed over 57 million dollars in the USA and 147 million worldwide.  That is some famous dog.

Speaking of famous dogs ... here at the American Treasure Tour we love all things pop culture and would like to pay homage to Lassie seen below with Timmy (Jon Provost).

Did you know?  Lassie is the 4th longest running television show in the United States?  The first is the Simpsons, followed by Gunsmoke and Law & Order.  It ran from 1954 to 1973 and was sponsored by a company that was one of the first to require product placement within the show.
Which corporate sponsor was with Lassie the television show for all nineteen seasons?
a.  Campbells
b.  Chevrolet
c.  Kelloggs 
see answer below

 

Other Famous Dogs ... 

ToTo

ToTo

Rin Tin Tin

Rin Tin Tin

Quote for the Day:  “Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
                                                                              Groucho Marx

 

Johann Sebastian Bach was born first in 1685.  He also lived the longest, to age 65.  Beethoven (b. 1770) and Mozart (b.1756) lived 57 and 35 years respectively.

Campbells was the nineteen year corporate sponsor of Lassie and did require Campbell soups and products to be at various places within the show.
 

Today's Cliche: