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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183555 Nov 14, 2012
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In 1979 this leftist rebel group named for a guerrilla leader toppled Nicaragua's Somoza dynasty
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183556 Nov 14, 2012
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The name of this Mayan center of culture on the Yucatan means "mouth of the wells of the Itza"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183557 Nov 14, 2012
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This Guyanese capital once had the Dutch name Stabroek
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183558 Nov 14, 2012
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On September 11, 1973, military forces seized power in Chile and this Marxist president perished

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Terran Empire

#183559 Nov 14, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) A founder of French impressionist painting,(Personality, please)(14 November, 1840 – 05 December, 1926) was among the most consistent and prolific practitioners of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before Nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting ‘Impression, Sunrise’(Impression, soleil levant). One of his most familiar pieces is ‘Water Lillies’.
Qui est Claude Monet

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Terran Empire

#183560 Nov 14, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
II)(Personality, please)(14 November, 1842 – 19 December, 1959), claimed to be an American Confederate soldier born in 1842 and the last surviving veteran of the American Civil War.
Who was ??? Williams
Apu Nahasapeemapetil on

Sugar Grove, IL

#183561 Nov 14, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
III) Often referred to as Panditji,(Personality, please)(14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was an Indian politician and statesman, a leader in the Indian Independence Movement. He was elected by the Indian National Congress to assume office as independent India's first Prime Minister in 1947, and re-elected when the Congress party won India's first general election in 1951. He was one of the founders of the international Non-Aligned Movement.
Nehru .... Thank you, come again.

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Terran Empire

#183562 Nov 14, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) For many years an officer’s wife, his lovely and dignified lady (14 November, 1896 – 01 November, 1979) was First Lady of the United States from 1953 to 1961.
Who was Mamie Eisenhower

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Terran Empire

#183563 Nov 14, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
V) He was an American film, television, and stage actor. In his four decade-long career (Personality, please)(14 November, 1921 – 24 June, 1997) gained recognition for his work in movies such as the Disney family film “The Parent Trap”(1961), and the comedy “The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming”(1966). On television, two of his best known roles were that of a bachelor uncle turned reluctant parent, Bill Davis, in the 1960s sitcom “Family Affair”, and a tough judge in the 1980s drama “Hardcastle and McCormick”.
Who was Brian Keith

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#183564 Nov 14, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VI) This American film actress was also a popular pin-up model among America’s GI’s. She received both popular and critical acclaim, most notably for her role in “Sullivan's Travels”(1941) and for her femme fatale roles in film noir with Alan Ladd during the 1940s including “This Gun for Hire”(1942), and “The Blue Dahlia”(1946).(Personality, please)(14 November, 1922 – 07 July, 1973) was well known for her peek-a-boo hairstyle.
What was Lake Veronica

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Terran Empire

#183565 Nov 14, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VII) An Egyptian politician and diplomat,(Personality, please)(14 November 1922) was the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) from January 1992 to December 1996. An academic and former Vice Foreign Minister of Egypt, this gentleman oversaw the UN at a time when it dealt with several world crises, including the breakup of Yugoslavia and the Rwandan Genocide.
Who was Boutros Ghali

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Terran Empire

#183566 Nov 14, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VIII) An American engineer and former NASA astronaut, he is one of only 24 Humans to have flown to the Moon. Having flown on Apollo 13,(Personality, please)(14 November, 1933) was to be the sixth Human to walk on the Moon, but the mission did not land due to a failure aboard the spacecraft.
Who was Bill Paxton

I mean who is Fred Haise

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#183567 Nov 14, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IX) He is a former professional American Football player who played defensive back for 9 seasons in the National Football League (1993–2002). During that time, he played for 4 different teams and in 4 Super Bowls. Before his NFL career,(Personality, please)(14 November, 1970) played for Stanford University. He is one of just few players who have been drafted in the first round after not being invited to the scouting combine. At the time of his retirement, his 3,601 punt return yards were the 3rd most in NFL history. Overall,(Personality, please) gained 4,128 total yards and scored 9 touchdowns (2 interception returns, 1 fumble return, and 6 punt returns).
Who is Darien Gordon
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183568 Nov 14, 2012
__________ INVENTIONS __________

The phrase "the sands of time" refers to this invention, common since the 14th century
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183569 Nov 14, 2012
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He held a 1794 patent for a device he invented in just 10 days, for cleaning greenseed cotton
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183570 Nov 14, 2012
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An 1890s bottle cap invented by William Painter was lined with this; plastic-lined ones appeared years later
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183571 Nov 14, 2012
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His 1861 cylindrical pin-tumbler lock was an adaptation of ancient Egyptian lock designs
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183572 Nov 14, 2012
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After a trip to Africa, Ann Moore created this pouch to carry your child on your chest, like women in Togo
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183573 Nov 14, 2012
__________ 1796 __________

Ben Franklin sold this publication in 1757, but it continued until 1796
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183574 Nov 14, 2012
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On November 17 this Russian empress died in St. Petersburg at age 67

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