It’s Trinidad’s 52nd anniversary of independence. In honour of the occasion, see how many of these Trinidadian stars you can identify in our quiz (answers at the bottom). Have fun!
1) He’s dreadlocked singer who knows what to do when the going gets tough. Who is he?
2) She’s rocked a variety of hair colours, boasts a large derriere and is well-versed with anacondas. Who is she?
3) He’s a pro with a bat and holds the record for the highest individual score in a Test innings. Who is he?
4) Born in 1941, he is famed for his role in the American Civil Rights movement and was widely regarded as the honorary prime minister of the Black Panther Party. Who is he?
5) He’s a celebrated soca star who knows how to travel down di road. Who is he?
6) A skilled TV and theatre actress, this UK based talent is well known for her role as Comfort in a BBC medical drama. Who is she?
7) Daughter of soca star Superblue, this singer followed in her father’s soca footsteps and married a fellow soca star. Who is she?
8) A British TV veteran, this actor knows how to love his neighbor and is all too familiar with Albert Square.
9) Skilled on the football pitch, this former Manchester United player has a child with a well-known British glamour model. Who is he?
10) A US-based R&B singer, actress and Broadway star, she enjoyed success as the first actress to play Whitney Houston in the UK theatre adaptation of The Bodyguard. Who is she?
How do you think you did? Answers below:
1) Billy Ocean
2) Nicki Minaj
3) Brian Lara
4) Stokely Carmichael
5) Machel Montano
6) Martina Laird
7) Fay-Ann Lyons
8) Rudolph Walker
9) Dwight Yorke
10) Heather Headley
Wishing all Trinidadians a happy independence day! And remember, if you’re looking for your own Caribbean king or queen, join www.dates4us.com today.