All Things Big

On this Date in 2012 Big Tex, a huge statue and icon from the Texas State Fair.  The electrical fire started in poor old Tex's boot and quickly worked its way up the structure.

Big Tex had nothing on Tom Hank's movie BIG ... What year did it come out?
a.  1985      b. 1988    c. 1990

Tom Hanks was the first choice to play the lead role in BIG.  However at first due to scheduling conflicts he was unable to do so.  Obviously that all changed but in the mean time who refused the role because they would not meet his salary demands of a big 6 million?

a. Robert DeNiro     b.  Dustin Hoffman     c. John Travolta

Answers:   b. 1988   and   a. Robert DiNero Other BIG movies:  The Big Sleep Starring Bogart & Bacall,   The Big Red One starring Lee Marvin, and The Big Chill with a great ensemble cast. 

Answers:   b. 1988   and   a. Robert DiNero

Other BIG movies:  The Big Sleep Starring Bogart & Bacall,   The Big Red One starring Lee Marvin, and The Big Chill with a great ensemble cast. 

We have BIG exhibits at the American Treasure Tour which includes a 1954 robins egg blue Cadillac Sedan Deville like this one...

   

 

 

And now for some really BIG cliches ...
And now drumroll please....Our really BIG band organ known as the Emperor.