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This bird, "laughing jackass", is often heard on soundtracks to represent jungle sounds
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184642 Nov 21, 2012
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Nelumbo nucifera is the scientific name of this sacred flower of Buddhism
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184643 Nov 21, 2012
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In 1920 Betelgeuse in this constellation became the first star whose size was measured
Alex Trebek

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#184644 Nov 21, 2012
__________ MOUNTAINS __________

In 1794 a violent eruption of this volcano destroyed the city of Torre Del Greco on the Bay of Naples
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184645 Nov 21, 2012
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This Sicilian volcano is also called Mongibello
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184646 Nov 21, 2012
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In the early 1860s the Bisson brothers climbed to the top of this highest peak & took photos
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184647 Nov 21, 2012
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This mountain range forms most of Georgia's northern border with Russia
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#184648 Nov 21, 2012
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The Flinders Ranges in this country extend about 300 miles from near Port Pirie to near Lake Eyre

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#184649 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) A record 24-time All-Star selection (tied with Willie Mays) is widely considered to be one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. He compiled 3,630 hits (ranking fourth all-time and most in a career spent with only one team). With 1,815 hits at home and 1,815 on the road, he is also considered to be the most consistent hitter of his era.(Personality, please)(21 November, 1920) also compiled 475 home runs during his career, was named the National League's (NL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) three times, and won three World Series championship titles. Musial was a first-ballot inductee to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969 and is currently the longest tenured living Hall of Famer.
Who is Stan the Man

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#184650 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
II) An American actress and singer, she relocated to Hollywood, sharing top billing with Laurel and Hardy in “Jitterbugs”(1943), and starring in “Greenwich Village”(1944),“Nob Hill”(1945), and “State Fair”(1945), among other films.(Personality, please)(21 November, 1921 – 09 December, 1995) made her Broadway debut originating the role of Miss Adelaide in the musical theater production “Guys and Dolls”. She reprised the role in London's West End in 1953, and then on film in 1955, with Frank Sinatra and Marlon Brando.
Who was Vivian Blaine

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III) His television appearances include such shows as “The Fugitive”,“Mission: Impossible”,“Gunsmoke”,“The Untouchables”,“Police Story”,“The Golden Girls”, and “Mama's Family”. In 1967, he appeared as Lew Wickersham in the television series “Mannix” as Joe Mannix's boss and friend, before the P.I. went solo and started his own firm.(Personality, please)(21 November, 1927) would go on to appear as attorney Brian Darrell from 1969 to 1972 in “The Bold Ones: The Lawyers”. He played Ann Romano's ex-husband, Ed Cooper, in seven episodes of “One Day at a Time”(1975–1984) and Barbara Stanwyck's love interest in the first season (1985–1986) of the Aaron Spelling's short-lived “Dynasty” spinoff,“The Colbys”.
Who is Joseph Campanella

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Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) He portrayed Spock's half-brother Sybok in “Star Trek V: The Final Frontier”(1989).(Personality, please)(21 November, 1934) also appeared in “The Boys in the Band”, reprising the part of Hank, which he originated on stage. Other film appearances include “Such Good Friends”,“Cocktail”, and “The Promise”. He has been seen in numerous television shows, including “Law & Order”,“Barnaby Jones”, and “Murder, She Wrote”.
Who is Laurence Luckinbill

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#184653 Nov 21, 2012
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V) This American actress, producer, and social activist is known for her starring role on the TV series “That Girl”(1966–1971).(Personality, please)(21 November, 1937) also serves as National Outreach Director for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Who is Marlo Thomas

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VI) She received Golden Globe Award nominations for her work in the sitcom “Nanny and the Professor”, and for her role in the film “Avanti!”(1972). She won an Emmy Award for her performance in the television miniseries “QB VII”(1974).(Personality, please)(21 November, 1941) continued to appear in television and theatre, and from 1999 until 2008, she played a continuing role in the daytime drama series “Passions”, and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her work.
Who is Juliet Mills

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VII) This pirate is a French former racing driver who competed in Formula One from 1974 to 1986.(Personality, please)(21 November 1943) achieved six grand prix wins, all while driving for the Ligier team. He has more recently been a TV commentator on French television TF1.
Who is Jacques Laffite

Wasn't that the name of the pirate in the old Cap'n Crunch commercials?

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#184656 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VIII) An American actor, director, and writer, specializing in comedy, his best-known film acting roles are as Egon Spengler in “Ghostbusters”(1984) and Russell Ziskey in “Stripes”(1981), both of which he also co-wrote. As a writer/director, his films include the comedies “Caddyshack”(1980),“Groundhog Day”(1993), and “Analyze This”(1999).(Personality, please)(21 November, 1944) was the original head writer of the television series “SCTV”(in which he also performed), and one of three screenwriters for the film “National Lampoon's Animal House”(1978).
Who is Harold Ramis

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IX)(Personality, please)(21 November, 1945) is known for her roles in “Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In”. Film roles include “Private Benjamin”(1980),“Shampoo”(1975 ),“Bird on a Wire”(1990),“Death Becomes Her”(1992),“The First Wives Club”(1996), and “Cactus Flower”(1969), for which she won the 1969 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Look for her, too, in Disney’s “The One & Only, Genuine, Original Family Band!”(1968).
Who is Goldie Hawn

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Fifth Generation wrote:
X) She appeared as Nurse Libby Kegler on the CBS television series “Trapper John, M.D.” during that show's final season (1985–1986); also appearing as Patti Bristol in 1985 episode ‘Broadway Malady’ of “Murder She Wrote”. She appeared in two episodes of the 2007 Logo animated series “Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple In All The World”.(Personality, please)(21 November, 1952) made her Broadway debut in 1971 at the Shubert Theatre as a replacement cast member in the musical “Promises, Promises”, adapted from the classic 1960 Billy Wilder film “The Apartment”. The show is best known for the hit song ‘I'll Never Fall in Love Again’.
Who is Lorna Luft

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#184659 Nov 21, 2012
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XI) This English television and film actress is best known for playing Edie Britt on the ABC dramedy series “Desperate Housewives”(2004–2009) and as Paige Matheson of the CBS primetime soap opera “Knots Landing”(1986–1993). In film,(Personality, please)(21 November, 1963) is known for her roles in “The Sure Thing”(1985),“Noises Off”(1992),“Spy Hard”(1996), and “Beverly Hills Ninja”(1997).
Who is Nicollette Sheridan

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#184660 Nov 21, 2012
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XII) The number one overall draft pick in 1989, he played twelve consecutive seasons as quarterback with the Cowboys. During his career he was a six-time Pro Bowl selection, led the team to three Super Bowl victories, and was the Super Bowl XXVII MVP.(Personality, please)(21 November, 1966) was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006 and to the College Football Hall of Fame on December 9, 2008 in New York City.
Who is Troy Aikman

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