This Day in History: Ken Jennings’s Winning Streak on Jeopardy! Ends (2004)

This Day in History:
Ken Jennings’s Winning Streak on Jeopardy! Ends (2004)

In 2004, Jennings won 74 consecutive games on the television game show Jeopardy!—the longest streak in the program’s history. His extensive knowledge of trivia earned him more than $2.5 million. Ratings for the show during his unprecedented streak increased by 22 percent. On his 75th appearance, the final answer was “Most of this firm’s 70,000 seasonal white-collar employees work only four months a year.” Jennings incorrectly responded with “What is FedEx?” What was the correct response? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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