Kathie Lee & Regis: Who Knew? Dynamic Duos Trivia
It was time for the weekly trivia game, Who Knew?, on the Today Show. In honor of Regis Philbin co-hosting with Kathie Lee Gifford for the first time in 12 years, the theme was dynamic duos in entertainment history. Joining them in the studio to help them with the trivia was Ramin Setoodeh, Senior Writer at Newsweek and The Daily Beast.
Dynamic Duos Trivia: Demi Moore & Ashton Kutcher
Before an older Demi Moore married a younger Ashton Kutcher, which of the following duos was made up of an older woman and a younger man?
- Lucy & Desi Arnaz
- Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers
- Ozzie & Harriet Nelson
- Elvis & Priscilla Presley
The correct answer is Lucy & Desi Arnaz. Ramin Setoodeh said that Lucy was six years older, but they would both lie about their age.
Lucy would lie and say she was three years younger and Desi would lie and say he was three years older, so it looked like they were the same age.
Dynamic Duos Trivia: David Letterman Reunion
Which famous couple reunited on Late Night With David Letterman in 1987?
- Hall & Oates
- Sonny & Cher
- Donny & Marie
- Mickey & Minnie
The correct answer is Sonny & Cher. Ramin Setoodeh said this was so iconic in history. Cher told a story of how she met Sonny and she lied about her age as well.
Dynamic Duos Trivia: Elton John
Elton John is the godfather of which dynamic duo’s child?
- Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
- Madonna & Guy Ritchie
- John Lennon & Yoko Ono
- David & Victoria Beckham
The correct answer is John Lennon & Yoko Ono. Ramin Setoodeh said Elton John is the godfather to two of David Beckham’s sons and Elizabeth Hurley’s son and he is the godfather to Sean Lennon. Also, Lady Gaga is the godmother to Elton’s son.
Dynamic Duos Trivia: Talk Show Hosts
Which of the following duos has hosted a talk show together for the longest amount of time?
- Regis & Kelly
- Kathie Lee & Hoda
- Regis & Kathie Lee
- Kelly & Mark Consuelos
The correct answer is Regis & Kathie Lee. They hosted together for 15 years and received 11 Emmy nominations. Kathie Lee said Regis finally won the Emmy the year after Kathie Lee left him.
Dynamic Duos Trivia: Cleopatra and Julius Caesar
Which of the following household items did Cleopatra hide in to sneak into Caesar’s palace and spend time with him?
The correct answer is a rug. Ramin Setoodeh said Cleopatra was banished from Egypt and she wanted to meet Julius Caesar, so she snuck in a Persian Rug that was delivered to him and they met and fell in love.