Shoeless Trivia: 96

For a fairly self-indulgent trivia related (and not, as you might assume, sexual) reason, the theme today is 96.

  1. The single “96 Tears” was originally recorded in 1966 by what puzzling group that features neither Kenny McCormick nor his alter ego.
  2. What notable individual was born on July 5, 1996 at the Roslin Institute in Midlothian, Scotland?
  3. 96 is the atomic number of what radioactive element, the only one to be named for two different people?
  4. STS-96 was a Space Shuttle mission flown by what orbiter that shares its name with with vessels commanded by James Cook and Gabriel Lorca?
  5. What 1981 Wolfgang Peterson film, though fictional, is based on a real vessel known as U-96?
Answers

  1. Question Mark and the Mysterians
  2. Dolly the Sheep
  3. curium
  4. Discovery
  5. Das Boot

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