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#184258 Nov 18, 2012
07) On this date in 1966,(Personality, please)(Los Angeles Dodgers) announced his retirement from major league baseball.
A) Frederick E. Blaisdell
B) Charles Conrad
C) Dwight Gooden
D) Sandy Koufax
E) Nolan Ryan
F) Vincent van Gogh
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#184259 Nov 18, 2012
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#184260 Nov 18, 2012
08) On this date in 1969, Apollo 12 astronauts (Personality, please) and Alan Bean made man's second landing on the moon.
A) Frederick E. Blaisdell
B) Charles Conrad
C) Dwight Gooden
D) Sandy Koufax
E) Nolan Ryan
F) Vincent van Gogh

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#184261 Nov 18, 2012
09) On this date in 1979,(Personality, please)(Houston Astros) signed a four-year contract for $4.5 million. At the time, he was the highest paid player in major league baseball.
A) Frederick E. Blaisdell
B) Charles Conrad
C) Dwight Gooden
D) Sandy Koufax
E) Nolan Ryan
F) Vincent van Gogh

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#184262 Nov 18, 2012
10) On this date in 1984,(Personality, please), 20-year-old, of the New York Mets, became the youngest major-league pitcher to be named Rookie of the Year in the National League.
A) Frederick E. Blaisdell
B) Charles Conrad
C) Dwight Gooden
D) Sandy Koufax
E) Nolan Ryan
F) Vincent van Gogh

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#184263 Nov 18, 2012
11) On this date in 1994, the U.N. Security Council authorized NATO to bomb rebel Serb forces striking from neighboring (Country, please).
A) Croatia
B) Spain

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#184264 Nov 18, 2012
12) On this date in 1998,(Personality, please)'s "Portrait of the Artist Without Beard" sold at auction for more than $71 million.
A) Frederick E. Blaisdell
B) Charles Conrad
C) Dwight Gooden
D) Sandy Koufax
E) Nolan Ryan
F) Vincent van Gogh

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#184265 Nov 18, 2012
13) On this date in 2001, U.S. President (PotUS, please) signed the most comprehensive air security bill in U.S. history.

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#184266 Nov 18, 2012
14) On this date in 2002, the oil tanker Prestige broke into two pieces and sank off northwest (Country, please). The tanker lost about 2 million gallons of fuel oil when it ruptured.
A) Croatia
B) Spain

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#184267 Nov 18, 2012
15) On this date in 2002, the U.S. government completed its takeover of (Specify, please) at 424 airports nationwide.
<X-ray, or pat-down?>

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#184268 Nov 18, 2012
I) He served as the 20th President of the United States, after completing nine consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. (Personality, please) (19 November, 1831 – 19 September, 1881)'s accomplishments as President included a controversial resurgence of Presidential authority above Senatorial courtesy in executive appointments; energizing U.S. naval power; and purging corruption in the Post Office Department. He made notable diplomatic and judiciary appointments, including a U.S. Supreme Court justice. He appointed several African-Americans to prominent federal positions. He was shot by anarchist Charles J. Guiteau.

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#184269 Nov 18, 2012
II) An American actor, dancer, and singer,(Personality, please)(19 November, 1889 – 13 October, 1966) was known for his Oscar-nominated roles in such films as “Laura”(1944),“The Razor's Edge”(1946), and “Sitting Pretty”(1948). in 1952 he starred in the Technicolor movie biography of bandmaster John Philip Sousa,“Stars and Stripes Forever”. The 1956 British film “The Man Who Never Was” saw him playing the part of Royal Navy Lt. Cmdr. Ewen Montagu in the true story of Operation Mincemeat, the elaborate plan to trick the Axis powers about the Allied invasion of Italy during World War II. Look for him, also, in “Titanic”(1953), & “Cheaper By The Dozen”(1950).

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#184270 Nov 18, 2012
III) This American jazz trombonist, trumpeter, composer, and bandleader of the Big Band era was known as "The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing", due to his smooth-toned trombone playing. He was the younger brother of bandleader Jimmy. After he broke with his brother in the mid-1930s,(Personality, please)(19 November, 1905 – 26 November, 1956) led an extremely popular and highly successful band from the late 1930s into the 1950s.

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#184272 Nov 18, 2012
IV) He is best known for his role as Wilbur Post in the television series “Mister Ed”, and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in Disney films, TV series and video games. During the 1940s and 1950s, (Personality, please) (19 November, 1919) starred on his own shows on radio and television.

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#184273 Nov 18, 2012
V) Acclaimed as one of the great beauties of her day, (Personality, please) (19 November, 1920 – 06 November, 1991) is best remembered for her performance in the title role of “Laura” (1944) and her Academy Award-nominated performance for Best Actress in “Leave Her to Heaven” (1945). Other notable roles include Martha Strable Van Cleve in “Heaven Can Wait” (1943), Isabel Bradley Maturin in “The Razor's Edge” (1946), Lucy Muir in “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” (1947), Ann Sutton in “Whirlpool” (1949), Maggie Carleton McNulty in “The Mating Season” (1951) and Anne Scott in “The Left Hand of God” (1955).

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#184274 Nov 18, 2012
VI) He was an American baseball player, primarily at the position of catcher, in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball. Widely considered to have been one of the greatest catchers in the history of the game, (Personality, please) (19 November, 1921 – 26 June, 1993) played for the Brooklyn Dodgers during the 1940s and 1950s, as one of the pioneers in breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. His career was cut short in 1958 when he was paralyzed in an automobile accident.

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#184275 Nov 18, 2012
VII) A former animal trainer, stunt expert and animal handler for a Tarzan feature and the Tarzan (TV series), directed white tigers, wolverines, eagles and wild boar in “When the North Wind Blows”(1974) and worked with bears, foxes and hawks in “My Side of the Mountain”(1969). He is best known as Grizzly Adams in the title role of the 1974 Sunn Classic Pictures feature,“The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams”. From this feature film evolved the NBC television series which ran from 1977 to 1978, and (Personality, please)(19 November 1942) became famous to millions of nature-loving movie-goers for his popular portrayal of James "Grizzly" Adams.

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#184276 Nov 18, 2012
VIII) (Personality, please) (19 November, 1953) is an American actor, known for his role as Raoul in Paul Bartel's cult film “Eating Raoul” (1982), and his role as Commander Chakotay on “Star Trek: Voyager” (1995 - 2001).

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#184277 Nov 18, 2012
IX) After minor roles in film and television, she became a movie star in 1989 when she appeared in “When Harry Met Sally...”. Over the next 15 years (Personality, please)(19 November, 1961) played leading roles in several romantic comedy films, including “Sleepless in Seattle”(1993),“French Kiss”(1995),“Addicted to Love”(1997),“City of Angels”(1998),“You've Got Mail”(1998), and “Kate & Leopold”(2001).

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#184278 Nov 18, 2012
X) She began acting in commercials at three years of age and her first significant role came at age 13 in the 1976 film “Taxi Driver” as the preteen prostitute Iris, for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Also that year, she starred in the cult film “The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane”. (Personality, please) (19 November, 1962) won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1989, for playing a rape victim in “The Accused”. In 1991, she starred in “The Silence of the Lambs” as Clarice Starling, a gifted FBI trainee, assisting in a hunt for a serial killer. This performance received international acclaim and her second Academy Award for Best Actress.

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