- A baby boy was born on Southwest Flight 441 from Midway to Salt Lake City on Friday. John Saran, a Naperville doctor, delivered the baby quite quickly…in 10-15 minutes!
- The Blackhawks lost to the Nashville Predators 4-1 on Friday, ending their 8-game home winning streak. The current Blackhawks record is 14 consecutive home wins, set in 1983 over two seasons.
- Several members of one family got into a fight at a birthday party at an Arlington Heights Chuck E. Cheese. Things were thrown, but no charges were filed.
- Both Hoftstra and Northeastern cut their football teams last week, due to high costs and low fan support. Both teams were members of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) conference.
- The Grammy nominations were announced last week, with Beyonce leading with 10, followed by Taylor Swift (8) and Kanye West, Black Eyed Peas, and Maxwell (6 each).
- Meredith Baxter announced that she’s a lesbian and has been in a 4-year relationship with a woman. The 62-year-old actress has been married 3 times (to men) and has 5 children.
- State officials found one Asian carp among tens of thousands of poisoned fish in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal. The deliberate fish kill was the largest in Illinois history.
- All Slim-Fast canned drinks, regardless of flavor, Best-By date, or UPC code were recalled last week. The drinks may be contaminated with the bacteria Bacillus cereus.
- Rev. Mary Douglas Glasspool was elected bishop of the Los Angeles Episcopalians. If approved, she is the will be the second openly gay Episcopalian bishop. The first was Gene Robinson, who took office in 2004.
- “The Blind Side” won this weekend’s box office, earning $20.4 million. The rest of the top five were “New Moon” ($15.7 million), “Brothers,” “Disney’s A Christmas Carol,” and “Old Dogs”
Trivia for the Week Ending December 6
December 6, 2009 by Clem