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#174621 Aug 31, 2012
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Variety said audiences would "be taken for a thrilling ride in the wild blue yonder" by this Tom Cruise film
Top Gun

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#174622 Aug 31, 2012
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Clint Eastwood received his first Oscar for directing this 1992 western
Pale Rider

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#174623 Aug 31, 2012
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In "My Darling Clementine" he played Wyatt Earp & Victore Mature played Doc Holliday
Henry Fonda

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#174624 Aug 31, 2012
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In the 1970s he played Joe Valachi, Vince Majestyk & an Apache named Chato
Charles Bronson

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#174625 Aug 31, 2012
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The site of a leper colony, this Hawaiian island is nicknamed the "Friendly Island"
Molokai

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#174626 Aug 31, 2012
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__________ LASTS __________
Introduced during the Revolution, this execution device was last used in France in 1977
The guillotine

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#174627 Aug 31, 2012
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In September 1957 this baseball team played its last game at Ebbets Field, beating the Pirates 2-0
The Brooklyn Dodgers

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#174628 Aug 31, 2012
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At his death in 1832, Charles Carroll of Maryland was the last surviving signer of this document
The Declaration of Independence

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#174629 Aug 31, 2012
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__________ FABRICS & TEXTILES __________
The chief hair fiber used in textiles today comes from this kind of animal
sheep?

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#174630 Aug 31, 2012
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Gauze is named for this Palestinian city where it's thought to have originated
Gaza

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#174631 Aug 31, 2012
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The name of this fabric with metallic threads comes from lamina, Latin for "thin piece of metal"
Lame'(Sorry, this keyboard doesn't have the ability to put the accent over the "e")

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#174632 Aug 31, 2012
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In 552 Emperor Justinian sent 2 monks to China to discover the secret of this fabric
Silk

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#174633 Aug 31, 2012
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__________ NOTABLE WOMEN __________
In 34 B.C. she and her son Caesarion were declared joint rulers of Cyprus, Libya, Coelesyria & Egypt
Cleopatra

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#174634 Aug 31, 2012
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In 1854 she left England to work in the military hospital at Scutari, Turkey
Florence Nightengale

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#174635 Aug 31, 2012
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01) On 31 August, 1823, Ferdinand VII was restored to the throne of (Country, please) when invited French forces entered Cadiz. The event is known as the Battle of Trocadero.
A) Kirghiziz
B) Lithuania
C) Northern Ireland
D) Poland
E) Spain
F) Tobago
Spain

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#174636 Aug 31, 2012
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04) On this date in 1887, the kinetoscope was patented by (Personality, please). The device was used to produce moving pictures.
A) Milton Berle
B) Thomas Edison
C) Gil Hodges
D) Sandy Koufax
Thomas Edison

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#174637 Aug 31, 2012
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05) On this date in 1920, the first news program to be broadcast on radio was aired. The station was 8MK in (Community, please). <Autotown, USA>
A) Detroit, Michigan
B) Washington, DC.
Detroit, Michigan

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#174638 Aug 31, 2012
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08) On this date in 1950,(Personality, please) of the Brooklyn Dodgers hit four home runs in a single game off of four different pitchers.
A) Milton Berle
B) Thomas Edison
C) Gil Hodges
D) Sandy Koufax
Gil Hodges

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#174639 Aug 31, 2012
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09) On this date in 1959,(Personality, please) set a National League record by striking out 18 batters.
A) Milton Berle
B) Thomas Edison
C) Gil Hodges
D) Sandy Koufax
Sandy Koufax

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#174640 Aug 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1962, the Caribbean nations (Country, please) and Trinidad became independent within the British Commonwealth.
A) Kirghiziz
B) Lithuania
C) Northern Ireland
D) Poland
E) Spain
F) Tobago
Tobago

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