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The 1001 History Challenge is a fast and fun history quiz show that uses famous phrases, quotes, expressions and more from yesterday and today and gives you the backstory, saving a few important details for last. Do you know where the expression "Jump The Shark" comes from? Or who said "Damn The Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead"? Or which comedian's gravestone features the words "There Goes The Neighborhood?". And which movie spawned the phrase "Hasta La Vista, Baby"? We have all the stories. Are you up for the challenge? The 1001 History Challenge is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network.

The 1001 History Challenge is a fast and fun history quiz show that uses famous phrases, quotes, expressions and more from yesterday and today and gives you the backstory, saving a few important details for last. Do you know where the expression "Jump The Shark" comes from? Or who said "Damn The Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead"? Or which comedian's gravestone features the words "There Goes The Neighborhood?". And which movie spawned the phrase "Hasta La Vista, Baby"? We have all the stories. Are you up for the challenge? The 1001 History Challenge is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network.
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The 1001 History Challenge is a fast and fun history quiz show that uses famous phrases, quotes, expressions and more from yesterday and today and gives you the backstory, saving a few important details for last. Do you know where the expression "Jump The Shark" comes from? Or who said "Damn The Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead"? Or which comedian's gravestone features the words "There Goes The Neighborhood?". And which movie spawned the phrase "Hasta La Vista, Baby"? We have all the stories. Are you up for the challenge? The 1001 History Challenge is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network.

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Episodes

GOOOOD MORNING VIETNAM

11/3/2019
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This Armed Forces Radio DJ blazed a trail in history when he wrote a TV movie script about his experiences in Vietnam and it was made into an Oscar winning movie. What was his name? TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS! CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iwdojx2zx4jj2xj25fwupwrdcxq or HERE at Apple Podcasts...

Duration:00:09:26

HASTA LA VISTA......BABY

10/27/2019
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Your Challenge: name the movie, name who played T-800, and bonus question- who played John Connor? TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS! CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iwdojx2zx4jj2xj25fwupwrdcxq or HERE at Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-history-challenge/id1482436263 CALLING ALL FANS.. REVIEWS NEEDED FOR NEW SHOWS! REVIEWS...

Duration:00:07:33

A HOUSE DIVIDED AGAINST ITSELF CANNOT STAND

10/20/2019
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There are many versions of the quote "A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand" but the most famous one came from an 1858 This man had just accepted the nomination for Illinois State Senator.. Who uttered those words and what famous slavery debates were taking place that year? TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS! CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play:...

Duration:00:07:30

THE SLOOP JOHN B.

10/13/2019
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The Beach Boys recorded "The Sloop John B" in 1965 and this is the story of where the song came from and how the Beach Boys were able to turn an old folk song into one of their greatest hits. Two "rock-pop" history questions included at the end. Enjoy! TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS! CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iwdojx2zx4jj2xj25fwupwrdcxq or...

Duration:00:07:47

JUMPED THE SHARK

10/4/2019
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The meaning and history of the phrase "Jump The Shark" is told here- leaving you to name at least three members of a famous TV family and their neighbor. TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS! CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iwdojx2zx4jj2xj25fwupwrdcxq or HERE at Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-history-challenge/id1482436263...

Duration:00:08:11

DAMN THE TORPEDOES FULL SPEED AHEAD

10/4/2019
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"Damn The Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead" were the words Vice Admiral D.F. used to overcome a tense moment in Mobile Bay in 1864 as his lead boat was destroyed by a torpedo mine. The story of who said it and why is told here. TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS! CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iwdojx2zx4jj2xj25fwupwrdcxq or HERE at Apple Podcasts...

Duration:00:08:07

THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD

10/4/2019
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In a posh Hollywood cemetery there stands a gravestone belonging to a well-known comedian. These words are written on that marker. "THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD". Are you up for the challenge? TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS! CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iwdojx2zx4jj2xj25fwupwrdcxq or HERE at Apple Podcasts...

Duration:00:05:34