This week’s questions:
- What band, which originally included Terry Adams on piano, Steve Ferguson on guitar, and Joey Spampinato, was created in 1965 in Shively?
- It opened in 1955, it’s built on more than 180 acres, and it employs approximately 4,500 people. What is the name of this Louisville-based company?
- This independent and mainstream filmmaker was born in Louisville. His second feature film was Drugstore Cowboy. Who is he?
And now for the answers:
- NRBQ—The band has undergone some personnel changes over the years but they’re still active. Their first-ever NRBQ rarities collection will be released by Omnivore Recordings on October 2, 2020. (In case you didn’t know, the initials stand for New Rhythm and Blues Quartet.)
- Ford Assembly Plant—Ford Motor Company began manufacturing Model T cars in Louisville in 1913, at 931 South Third Street, but the current plant on Fern Valley Road opened in 1955.
- Gus Van Sant—The filmmaker was born in Louisville in 1952. His other movies include My Own Private Idaho, To Die For, Good Will Hunting, and Milk.