Question of the Day

Nov 18, 2016

Yesterday, we asked another "on this day in history" question: On this day in 1991, the first-ever national television commercial aired for what type of product?

Answer: It was a condom commercial. According to this LA Times piece from November 19, 1991: “American television history of sorts took place on Fox Broadcasting Co. on Sunday night when the maverick network brushed aside a long-held taboo by nationally broadcasting a condom commercial. The 15-second ad for Trojan brand condoms aired during the off-beat teen show ‘Herman's Head.’ It was viewed by about 7 million households nationally.”

This time, congrats to Charlotte LoBuono for being the first to get the answer right.

Your question of the day for today is…A recent Indian wedding cost $73.5 million and is estimated to be the second most expensive ever. But the father of the bride was once in prison on what charges?

As always, click here to tweet your answer to @MuckRack. We’ll announce the winners Monday!

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