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Since: May 07

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#170267 Jul 30, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
05) On this date in 1898, "Scientific America" carried the first magazine automobile ad. The ad was for the Winton Motor Car Company of (Community, please).
A) Cleveland, Ohio
B) Jamestown, Virginia
What was Cleveland

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#170268 Jul 30, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
06) On this date in 1932,(Personality, please)'s "Flowers and Trees" premiered. It was the first Academy Award winning cartoon and first cartoon short to use Technicolor.
A) Lance Armstrong
B) Walt Disney
C) Ron Hansen
D) Richard Jewell
Who was Walt Whitman

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#170269 Jul 30, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
07) On this date in 1937, the American Federation of Radio Artists (AFRA) was organized as a part of the (Organization, please). <NOT the CIO!>
What was the AFL ... American Football League

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#170270 Jul 30, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
08) On this date in 1942, the WAVES were created by legislation signed by U.S. President (PotUS, please). The members of the Women's Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service were a part of the U.S. Navy.
Who was FDR
Alex Trebek

Springfield, MO

#170271 Jul 30, 2012
__________ THE 1990S __________

Among the biggest media events of the '90s was the televised trial of this American football star
Alex Trebek

Springfield, MO

#170272 Jul 30, 2012
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After 11 1/2 years in office, she resigned as British prime minister in 1990
Alex Trebek

Springfield, MO

#170273 Jul 30, 2012
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After a long struggle, Estonia, Latvia & this Baltic republic gained their independence September 6, 1991
Alex Trebek

Springfield, MO

#170274 Jul 30, 2012
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The world lost 2 of its greatest dancers: Margot Fonteyn in 1991 & this man, her partner, in 1993
Alex Trebek

Springfield, MO

#170275 Jul 30, 2012
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President of Czechoslovakia from 1989-1992, he was elected president of the Czech Republic in 1993
Alex Trebek

Springfield, MO

#170276 Jul 30, 2012
__________ ROYALTY __________

In 1995 Juan Carlos I celebrated his 20th year as the king of this country
Alex Trebek

Springfield, MO

#170277 Jul 30, 2012
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This current king of Jordan received part of his education in England at Harrow & Sandhurst
Alex Trebek

Springfield, MO

#170278 Jul 30, 2012
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He was crown prince when he first met his future wife Michiko Shoda on a tennis court in 1957
Alex Trebek

Springfield, MO

#170279 Jul 30, 2012
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She designed costumes for a Danish television production of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Shepherdess and the Sweep"
Alex Trebek

Springfield, MO

#170280 Jul 30, 2012
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On her 71st birthday, April 30, 1980, this queen abdicated in favor of her daughter Beatrix
In Dr Seuss We Trust

Springfield, MO

#170281 Jul 30, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
09) On this date in 1956, the phrase "($pecify, please)" was adopted as the U.S. national motto.
What is "In (insert favorite deity) We Trust"

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#170282 Jul 30, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1965, U.S. President (PotUS, please) signed into law Social Security Act that established Medicare and Medicaid. It went into effect the following year.
Who was Howard Johnson

“Woof!”

Since: May 11

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#170283 Jul 30, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
II) His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry. As owner of the ___ Motor Company, he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world. He is credited with a mass production of inexpensive goods coupled with high wages for workers.(Personality, please)(30 July, 1863 – 07 April, 1947) had a global vision, with consumerism as the key to peace. His intense commitment to systematically lowering costs resulted in many technical and business innovations, including a franchise system that put dealerships throughout most of North America and in major cities on six continents.
Henry Ford

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#170284 Jul 30, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
11) On this date in 1968,(Personality, please)(Washington Senators) made the first unassisted triple play in the major leagues in 41 years.
A) Lance Armstrong
B) Walt Disney
C) Ron Hansen
D) Richard Jewell
Who was Ron Hansen

(I have a 1969 Ron Hansen autographed baseball card ... probibly worth a whole $1.00)

“Woof!”

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#170285 Jul 30, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VI) He served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011.(Personality, please)(30 July, 1947) began weight training at the age of 15 years old. He won the Mr. Universe title at age 20 and went on to win the Mr. Olympia contest seven times. He gained worldwide fame as a Hollywood action film icon. He was nicknamed the "Austrian Oak" and the "Styrian Oak" in his bodybuilding days, and more recently the "Governator" (from "Governor" and "Terminator").
Arnold Scwarzenegger

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#170286 Jul 30, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
12) On this date in 1974, the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to impeach President (PotUS, please) for blocking the Watergate investigation and for abuse of power.
Who was Nixon

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