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Centennial Quiz - May 4, 2008

1. Which future country music star gave up his seat on the ill-fated plane that crashed, killing Buddy Holly, “Big Bopper” Richardson and Richie Valens?
a. Johnny Cash
b. Willie Nelson
c. Waylon Jennings
d. Conway Twitty

2. True or false?
Wylie Drug Store, located at Main Street and Texas Avenue, was a popular teenage hangout in the 1940s.

3. Who was the first Hispanic to hold a seat on the Lubbock City Council?
a. Maggie Trejo
b. Linda DeLeon
c. Esther Sepeda
d. David Gutierrez

4. True or false?
Lubbock’s first women’s club, established in 1915, was called Pioneer Ladies of the Plains.

Answers:

1. Which future country music star gave up his seat on the ill-fated plane that crashed, killing Buddy Holly, “Big Bopper” Richardson and Richie Valens?

c. Waylon Jennings

2. Wylie Drug Store, located at Main Street and Texas Avenue, was a popular teenage hangout in the 1940s.

True.

3. Who was the first Hispanic to hold a seat on the Lubbock City Council?

a. Maggie Trejo

4. Lubbock’s first women’s club, established in 1915, was called Pioneer Ladies of the Plains.

False. The first women’s club was established in 1909 and was called the 20th Century Club.

Do you know of a little-known or fun fact about Lubbock that we can feature in our centennial quiz? If so, send them to Dave Daniel, A-J news editor, at david.daniel@lubbockonline.com.

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