No. 493: "Opposites (and Topless Showgirls) Attract"

No. 493: "Opposites (and Topless Showgirls) Attract"

Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
Oct. 21 2000 12:00 AM

No. 493: "Opposites (and Topless Showgirls) Attract"

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The mountain in Yukon's Kluane National Park was named in 1890 after Sir William Logan, one of Canada's most esteemed scientists and the founder of the Geological Survey of Canada. Mount Logan is 19,850 feet high. Pierre Trudeau stood about 5 feet 10 inches.

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