No. 469: "Walk on the Smoke on the Water"

Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
Aug. 22 2000 3:00 AM

No. 469: "Walk on the Smoke on the Water"

Sunday, Pope John Paul II presided over the largest gathering of young people ever held in the West as 2 million kids assembled for World Youth Day, what some have dubbed "the Catholic Woodstock." What was the festival's most popular event? 

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Friday's Question (No. 468)—"Acceptable Behavior":

Fill in the blank on this remark from Al Gore's acceptance speech at Thursday night's Democratic convention: "I say to you tonight, millions of Americans will live better lives for a long time to come because of __________________."

"Push-ups. Seriously. Watch …"—Peter Lerangis

" 'Global warming.' I'm as surprised as anyone."—Mark Wade

"Joe Lieberman's flexibility."—Will Vehrs

"Deciding not to pay $8.50 to see Richard Gere's ass in another movie where he woos a 25-year-old."—Andrew Milner

"Um, because of—I'm sorry, I just got distracted by my wife's demure but overpowering beauty. Come here, Tipper, so that I might once more press your moist ruby lips to mine. I hope all you soccer moms out there will excuse us for a moment …"—Greg Diamond

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