Meredy's Bing Crosby Trivia Answers

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1. May 3, 1903

2. Tacoma, Washington

3. Harry Lillis Crosby

4. As a child, he loved a Sunday newspaper feature called The Bingville Bugle, a parody of a hillbilly newsletter. A neighbor called him "Bingo fron Bingville." Eventually the last vowel was dropped and the nickname stuck.

5. Paul Whiteman

6. A jazz-influenced rendition of "Ol' Man River"

7. September 2, 1931

8. 1932's The Big Broadcast

9. "Where the Blue of the Night (Meets the Gold of the Day)"

10. Ten years - January 2, 1936 - May 9, 1946

11. "Der Bingle"

12. Road to Singapore - Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour

13. "White Christmas"

14. Going My Way

15. Crosby became the first performer to pre-record his radio shows and master his commercial recordings onto magnetic tape.

16. "Sweet Leilani" (1937), "White Christmas" (1942), "Swinging on a Star" (1944) and "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening" (1951)

17. He had 383 chart singles, including 41 No. 1 hits.

18. Andrews Sisters

19. Hogan's Heroes

20. Minute Maid

21. David Bowie

22. Pittsburgh Pirates

23. Dixie Lee (September 29, 1930 - November 1, 1952) (her death) 4 children and Kathryn Grant (October 24, 1957 - October 14, 1977) (his death) 3 children

24. Six sons and one daughter - Gary Evan Crosby (June 27, 1933 - August 24, 1995), Dennis Michael Crosby (July 13, 1934 - May 7, 1991), Phillip Lang Crosby (July 13, 1934 - January 13, 2004), Lindsay Harry Crosby (January 5, 1938 - December 11, 1989), Harry Lillis Crosby III (b. August 8, 1958), Mary Frances Crosby (b. September 14, 1959) and Nathaniel Crosby (b. October 29, 1961)

25. October 14, 1977 in La Moraleja, Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain (heart attack)

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