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#181008 Oct 20, 2012
Joe Fryday wrote:
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A Chi
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#181009 Oct 20, 2012
Joe Fryday wrote:
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NYC
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#181010 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
01) On 20 October, 1774, the new (Governmental Body, please), the governing body of America’s colonies, passed an order proclaiming that all citizens of the colonies "discountenance and discourage all horse racing and all kinds of gaming, cock fighting, exhibitions of shows, plays and other expensive diversions and entertainment."
A) Continental Congress
B) U.S. Senate
C) U.S. State Department
01) On 20 October, 1774, the new Continental Congress, the governing body of America’s colonies, passed an order proclaiming that all citizens of the colonies "discountenance and discourage all horse racing and all kinds of gaming, cock fighting, exhibitions of shows, plays and other expensive diversions and entertainment."

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#181011 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
02) On this date in 1803, the (Governmental Body, please) approved the Louisiana Purchase.
A) Continental Congress
B) U.S. Senate
C) U.S. State Department
02) On this date in 1803, the U.S. Senate approved the Louisiana Purchase.

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#181012 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
03) On this date in 1818, the U.S. and (Country, please) established the boundary between the U.S. and Canada to be the 49th parallel.
A) Britain
B) France
03) On this date in 1818, the U.S. and Great Britain established the boundary between the U.S. and Canada to be the 49th parallel.

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#181013 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
04) On this date in 1873, a Hippodrome was opened in (Community, please), by famed showman Phineus T.(P.T.) Barnum.
A) Chicago, Illinois
B) New York City, New York
04) On this date in 1873, a Hippodrome was opened in New York City, New York, by famed showman Phineus T.(P.T.) Barnum.

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#181014 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
05) On this date in 1892, the city of (Community, please), dedicated the World's Columbian Exposition.
A) Chicago, Illinois
B) New York City, New York
05) On this date in 1892, the city of Chicago, Illinois, dedicated the World's Columbian Exposition.

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#181015 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
06) On this date in 1903, a joint commission ruled in favor of the U.S. concerning a dispute over the boundary between (Country, please) and the District of Alaska.
06) On this date in 1903, a joint commission ruled in favor of the U.S. concerning a dispute over the boundary between Canada and the District of Alaska.

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#181016 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
07) On this date in 1910, a baseball with a cork center was used in a (Competition, please) game for the first time.
07) On this date in 1910, a baseball with a cork center was used in a World Series game for the first time.

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#181017 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
08) On this date in 1930, "(Title, please)" debuted on NBC radio, with Richard Gordon as Conan Doyle’s fictional detective.
A) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
B) No Time for Sergeants
C) The 20th Century
08) On this date in 1930, "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" debuted on NBC radio, with Richard Gordon as Conan Doyle’s fictional detective.

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#181018 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
09) On this date in 1955, "(Title, please)" opened on Broadway, with Andy Griffith as Will Stockdale. He would reprise the role in film, in 1958, with Don Knotts and Nick Adams in supporting roles.
A) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
B) No Time for Sergeants
C) The 20th Century
09) On this date in 1955, "No Time for Sergeants" opened on Broadway, with Andy Griffith as Will Stockdale. He would reprise the role in film, in 1958, with Don Knotts and Nick Adams in supporting roles.

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#181019 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1957, Walter Cronkite began hosting "(Title, please)." The show aired until January 4, 1970.
<with the clock ticking>
A) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
B) No Time for Sergeants
C) The 20th Century
10) On this date in 1957, Walter Cronkite began hosting "The 20th Century." The show aired until January 4, 1970.

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#181020 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
11) On this date in 1984, the (Governmental Body, please) reduced the number of Americans assigned to the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.
A) Continental Congress
B) U.S. Senate
C) U.S. State Department
11) On this date in 1984, the U.S. State Department reduced the number of Americans assigned to the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.

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#181021 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
12) On this date in 1993, Attorney General (Personality, please) warned the TV industry to limit the violence in their programs.
<Was she from Nevada?>
12) On this date in 1993, Attorney General Janet Reno warned the TV industry to limit the violence in their programs.

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#181022 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
13) On this date in 1995, Britain,(Country, s’il vous plait), and the U.S. announced a treaty that banned atomic blasts in the South Pacific.
A) Britain
B) France
13) On this date in 1995, Britain, France, and the U.S. announced a treaty that banned atomic blasts in the South Pacific.

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#181023 Oct 20, 2012
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14) On this date in 2003, a 40-year-old man went over (Location, please) without safety devices and survived. He was charged with illegally performing a stunt.
<He should have carried a horseshoe!>
14) On this date in 2003, a 40-year-old man went over Niagara Falls without safety devices and survived. He was charged with illegally performing a stunt.

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#181024 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
15) On this date in 2009,(Continental, please) astronomers discover 32 exoplanets.
15) On this date in 2009, European astronomers discover 32 exoplanets.

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#181025 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) One of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history,(Personality, please)(20 October 1632 – 25 February 1723) was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, on Ludgate Hill, completed in 1710. The principal creative responsibility for a number of the churches is now more commonly attributed to others in his office, especially Nicholas Hawksmoor. Other notable buildings include the Royal Naval College in Greenwich and the south front of Hampton Court Palace.
Sir Christopher Michael Wren

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#181026 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
II) In 1927, this Hungarian appeared as Count Dracula in a Broadway production of Abraham "Bram" Stoker's novel, where (Personality, please)(20 October 1882 – 16 August 1956) was talent-spotted as a character actor for the new Hollywood talkies, appearing in the first “Dracula” film with sound.
Bela Lugosi [Béla Ferenc Dezso Blasko]

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#181027 Oct 20, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
III)(Personality, please)(20 October 1891 – 24 July 1974) was an English Nobel laureate in physics awarded for his discovery of the neutron.
James Chadwick

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