publication date: Thursday, December 17, 2009 (part of Round XLI)
clue: If I say that only ordinary people are part of this series, there may be a lie involved.
explanation: Wilson was a Congressman who made headlines in September 2009 for shouting "You lie!" during a speech by President Obama. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Ryan Dunn, Walter Chesser, Jesse King, and Melissa Anderson
trivia: The "2009 Year in Review" was intended for people who had no claim to fame before a scandal or other news event made them famous overnight, but Scott couldn't resist putting in a Congressman who became internationally famous overnight for two words.
|This goo was part of 2009 Year in Review. These ordinary people became overnight celebrities, inspiring the headlines that made 2009 memorable.|