What's the Kennection? #345

What Italian ocean liner made headlines in 1956 when it collided with the 'Stockholm' and sank?

What resort region on the east end of Long Island is linked to New York City by the Montauk Highway?

In what Michael Ondaatje novel does the title mystery man turn out to be a badly burned Hungarian count, not a British subject at all?

What talk show's longtime bandleader was Mort Lindsey, who also collaborated with the host on the 'Wheel of Fortune' theme music?

According to the title of two Leonardo da Vinci paintings, who is depicted "of the Rocks"?

What's the "Kennection"?