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On July 21, 1972, celebrities Bob Hope, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Jimmy Stewart and others arrived at Friendship International Airport (now BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport).
On July 21, 1972, celebrities Bob Hope, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Jimmy Stewart and others arrived at Friendship International Airport (now BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport). (Baltimore Sun files)

Readers: Think you know your Baltimore? Try answering our weekly trivia question. Some weeks will be ridiculously easy, some weeks a bit more challenging. Here’s last week’s trivia:

QUESTION: For what reason did a plane full of celebrities, including Bob Hope, Jimmy Stewart and Zsa Zsa Gabor, land at Friendship International Airport in July 1972?

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ANSWER: For a television benefit to raise money for flood victims of tropical storm Agnes in five states. The 6 1/2 hour telethon, dubbed the Bob Hope American Red Cross Celebrity Flood Special, was broadcast from the Morris Mechanic Theater on July 22, 1972.

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