Question of the day

Yesterday, we asked: The Gong Show’s grand prize award of $516.32 wasn’t as “highly unusual” as it seemed. What did that amount represent?

Answer: The amount was actually the Screen Actors Guild union scale minimum for one day's work. Read more fun facts about ‘The Gong Show’ in Mental Floss.

This time, congrats to Jeff Simmons‏ who was the first to answer correctly.

Your question of the day for today is…The first woman to run for president was Victoria Woodhull and yesterday, news came out that Brie Larson will be playing Woodhull in an upcoming biopic. What did the suffragette’s father do for a living?

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