publication date: Friday, April 4, 2014 (part of Spring 2014)

category: Business

clue: His company's creation of the modern Santa Claus left an imprint on society lasting much longer than one month. Who's the king?

explanation: McCann founded an influential advertising firm, whose clients included Coca-Cola with their holiday advertisements that introduced the modern version of Santa Claus. He was the namesake of William Henry Harrison (as well as Benjamin Harrison). more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm and Samir Mehta

Presidential Prenomens: These ten goos, major achievers in their own right, have first names linking them to former Presidents of the United States. If you can't identify the celebrity, perhaps figuring out their presidential namesake will help?

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