Question of the Day

Jun 01, 2017

Yesterday we asked: Before he started acting, Wilford Brimley had a variety of jobs, including rodeo rider, blacksmith and horseshoer for movie production companies. What did Howard Hughes hire him to do?

Answer: Brimley was his bodyguard.

Congrats go to, you guessed it, Craig Pittman, who was once again first to tweet the correct answer. But we also have plenty of honorable mentions to feature today, including Dan Tynan, who answered, “Brassiere wrangling for Jayne Russell,” Martin Berliner, who tweeted, “cut his toenails,” and Sarah Loyd, who said, “stir his oatmeal.” Must be from the “other duties as assigned” section of the bodyguard job description.

Your question of the day for today is…Who did Ms. Magazine champion for president on the cover of its debut issue?

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