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CHRISTMAS TRIVIA III

21) Whose eyes are all aglow in "The Christmas Song"?


"Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow will find it hard to sleep tonight."

22) In Chile, how does Old Man Christmas enter homes?


In Chile, Old Man Christmas is said to enter homes through a window.

23) According to the popular song, what did a reindeer do to grandma?


According to Randy Brooks' "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer", Grandma got run over by a reindeer, walking home from our house Christmas Eve.

24) What is the Chinese Santa Claus called?


China's Dun Che Lao Ren (Christmas Old Man) arrives during the Chinese Holy Birth Festival to fill children's stockings with gifts.

25) Who were the Magi?


The Magi were three Wise Men who visited Jesus after his birth, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.

26) Where is Christmas Island located?


Christmas Island is an external territory of the Commonwealth of Australia located in the Indian Ocean. It was discovered on Christmas Day 1643, but only settled in the late 19th century.

27) What Christian group banned Christmas in Boston from 1659 to 1681?


Even though the Puritan ban on Christmas was lifted in 1681, Christmas didn't become popular in Boston until the mid-19th century.

28) What famous Christmas song was written for the musical film Holiday Inn?


Holiday Inn (1942), which stars Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, features music by Irving Berlin who wrote twelve songs specifically for the film, the best known being "White Christmas".

29) What was Clement C. Moore's Christmas gift to his children in 1822?


In 1822, Clement C. Moore's gift to his children was the poem "The Night Before Christmas". This poem has been called "arguably the best-known verses ever written by an American" and is responsible for many of the popular conceptions of Santa Claus from the mid-nineteenth century to today.

30) Where was "Silent Night" first performed?


The song was first performed on Christmas Eve 1818 at St Nicholas parish church in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria.

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