This week’s questions:

  1. What band, which originally included Terry Adams on piano, Steve Ferguson on guitar, and Joey Spampinato, was created in 1965 in Shively?
  2. 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?
  3. This independent and mainstream filmmaker was born in Louisville. His second feature film was Drugstore Cowboy. Who is he?

And now for the answers:

  1. 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.)
  2. 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.
  3. 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.