Question of the Day

Aug 25, 2014

Friday's question asked: After whom was the fictional journalist Brenda Starr named and after whom was she modeled? Give us both answers! Starr was named after 1930s debutante Brenda Frazier and modeled after Rita Hayworth.

Congratulations to Ken Walker of the Tampa Bay Times for being the very first to answer both parts correctly, again! Honorable mentions also go out to colleague Craig PittmanIrene DeBlasioJulie Webb-PullmanJeanne KirkKaren HansenDavid TarrantEdward TennerDelia Paunescu (your former Muck Rack Daily writer!), Claudine Laforce, and Hollywood Highlands for getting both parts right, as well!

As for today's question, here it is: France's first newspaper, the Gazette de France, was established in 1632 by Theophrastus Renaudot. What was his primary vocation, and who was the patron of his publication?

Click here to tweet your answer to @MuckRack. Remember, you must spell your answers correctly to be counted! We’ll announce the winners tomorrow!

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