The Titanic sinking is one of the most famous real life catastrophes. Let’s look at some facts and Trivia about the maiden voyage that would become an icon despite the tragedy.
The Titanic sank in 1914, but its story continues to ring across a century and beyond. The great ship had become a source of much study, knowledge, and culture, even before the movie came out. Let’s look at some Titanic facts that we have discovered from the time the British passenger liner launched to the time its wreckage was discovered.
- In 1912, RMS Titanic was the largest ship in the world.
- The ship weighed 825 tons.
- It cost over $7,500,000 to build the RMS Titanic.
- Two people died when the Titanic was still being built.
- More than 1,500 people died in the Titanic sinking.
- Only 174 third-class passengers survived the ordeal.
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|In what year did the Titanic sink?||▶ 1912|
|Who was the female lead in the movie “Titanic”?||▶ Kate Winslet|
|What was the full name of the Titanic?||▶ RMS Titanic|
|Who directed the Titanic movie?||▶ James Cameron|
|What was the name of the character that Kate Winslet played in the Titanic movie?||▶ Rose DeWitt Bukater|
|What was the name of the character that Leonardo Dicaprio played?||▶ Jack Dawson|
|Who played the old Rose in the movie?||▶ Gloria Stuart, who was also a real Titanic survivor|
|When was the Titanic wreck found?||▶ September 1, 1985|
|What was the name of the company that owned the Titanic?||▶ White Star Line|
|Where was the Titanic heading before it sank?||▶ New York City|
|How many first-class passengers were on the Titanic?||▶ 324|
|What day did the Titanic hit the Iceberg and sink?||▶ 14 April|
|How many crew members died on the Titanic?||▶ 688|
|Every when do Cunard ships raise the White Star flag to remember the Titanic’s sinking?||▶ Every 15 April|
|What is the name of the actress who played the Unsinkable Molly Brown in the 1997 movie Titanic?||▶ Kathy Bates|
|In what ocean did the Titanic sink?||▶ The North Atlantic Ocean|
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Tim majored in Humanities with a bachelor in English and Theatre at New York State University. He lectured on entertainment business studies for three years at Plymouth College.
Tim has been a trivia host in his current hometown of Pittsburgh for the past two years. He enjoys hanging out with people who love trivia just as much as he does.
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