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#184216 Nov 18, 2012
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He was nicknamed "The Sage of Montpelier"
Who was Thomas Jefferson?

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#184217 Nov 18, 2012
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When he took office in 1853 at age 48, this New Englander was the youngest president to that time
Who is Franklin Pierce?

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#184218 Nov 18, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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He was nicknamed "The Sage of Montpelier"
<Buzz>
Ooops! I misread it.
Mea culpa.

Is this C. A. Arthur?
Alex Trebek

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#184219 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Do we know him as Georg Frederick Handel?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at Johannes Brahms?
correct

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#184220 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
01) On 18 November, 1820, Captain (Personality, please) became the first American to sight the continent of Antarctica.
<Go wash your hands!>
A) Alan L. Bean
B) Chuck Connors
C) Nathaniel Palmer
D) Joe Theismann
01) On 18 November, 1820, Captain Nathaniel Palmer became the first American to sight the continent of Antarctica.

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#184221 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
02) On this date in 1865, Samuel L. Clemens published "(Title, please)" under the pen name "Mark Twain" in the New York "Saturday Press".
<ribbit!>
A) Ben-Hur
B) The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
C) The Skin of Our Teeth
D) Steamboat Willie
02) On this date in 1865, Samuel L. Clemens published "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" under the pen name "Mark Twain" in the New York "Saturday Press".
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184222 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Does Francis Scott have the Key?
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Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that Evangeline?
Annabel Lee

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#184223 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
03) On this date in 1883, the U.S. and (Country, sil vous plait) adopted a system of standard time zones.
A) Argentina
B) Canada
03) On this date in 1883, the U.S. and Canada adopted a system of standard time zones.

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#184224 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
04) On this date in 1928, the first successful sound-synchronized animated cartoon premiered in New York. It was Walt Disney's "(Title, please)," starring Mickey Mouse.
<toot! toot!>
A) Ben-Hur
B) The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
C) The Skin of Our Teeth
D) Steamboat Willie
04) On this date in 1928, the first successful sound-synchronized animated cartoon premiered in New York. It was Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie," starring Mickey Mouse.

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#184225 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
05) On this date in 1942, "(Title, please)," by Thornton Wilder opened on Broadway.
<smile!>
A) Ben-Hur
B) The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
C) The Skin of Our Teeth
D) Steamboat Willie
05) On this date in 1942, "The Skin of Our Teeth," by Thornton Wilder opened on Broadway.

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#184226 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
06) On this date in 1951,(Personality, please)(Los Angeles Angels) became the first player to oppose the major league draft. He later became the star of the television show "The Rifleman".
A) Alan L. Bean
B) Chuck Connors
C) Nathaniel Palmer
D) Joe Theismann
06) On this date in 1951, Chuck Connors (Los Angeles Angels) became the first player to oppose the major league draft. Connors later became the star of the television show "The Rifleman".

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#184227 Nov 18, 2012
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07) On this date in 1959, William Wyler's "(Title, please)" premiered at Loew's Theater in New York City's Times Square.
A) Ben-Hur
B) The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
C) The Skin of Our Teeth
D) Steamboat Willie
07) On this date in 1959, William Wyler's "Ben-Hur" premiered at Loew's Theater in New York City's Times Square.
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184228 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is that Picasso?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Do we call this a still life?
correct
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Fifth Generation wrote:
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Is that Van Gogh?
Paul Gauguin
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Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was this Manet?
Toulouse-Lautrec

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#184229 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
08) On this date in 1969, Apollo 12 astronauts Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. and (Personality, please) landed on the lunar surface during the second manned mission to the moon.
A) Alan L. Bean
B) Chuck Connors
C) Nathaniel Palmer
D) Joe Theismann
08) On this date in 1969, Apollo 12 astronauts Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. and Alan L. Bean landed on the lunar surface during the second manned mission to the moon.

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#184230 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
09) On this date in 1983,(Country, por favor) announced its ability to produce enriched uranium for use in nuclear weapons.
A) Argentina
B) Canada
09) On this date in 1983, Argentina announced its ability to produce enriched uranium for use in nuclear weapons.

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#184231 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1985,(Personality, please)(Washington Redskins) broke his leg after being hit by Lawrence Taylor (New York Giants). The injury ended his 12 year National Football League (NFL) career.
A) Alan L. Bean
B) Chuck Connors
C) Nathaniel Palmer
D) Joe Theismann
10) On this date in 1985, Joe Theismann (Washington Redskins) broke his leg after being hit by Lawrence Taylor (New York Giants). The injury ended Theismann's 12 year National Football League (NFL) career.

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#184232 Nov 18, 2012
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11) On this date in 1987,(Media, please) Inc. announced it had agreed to sell its record division to Sony Corp. for about $2 billion.
A) ABC
B) CBS
C) FOX
D) NBC
11) On this date in 1987, CBS Inc. announced it had agreed to sell its record division to Sony Corp. for about $2 billion.

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#184233 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
12) On this date in 1999, 12 people were killed and 28 injured when a huge bonfire under construction collapsed at (Institution, please) in College Station, Texas.
12) On this date in 1999, 12 people were killed and 28 injured when a huge bonfire under construction collapsed at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas.
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184234 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at Goof ... oops!... Golf?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is this Bill Bradley?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is that Barbara Tuchmann?
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Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is this Charles Osgood?
Charles Kuralt

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#184235 Nov 18, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
13) On this date in 2001,(Company, please) released the GameCube home video game console in the United States.
13) On this date in 2001, Nintendo released the GameCube home video game console in the United States.

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