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#184718 Nov 21, 2012
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04) On this date in 1934, the New York Yankees purchased the contract of (Personality, please) from San Francisco of the Pacific Coast League.
<A jolting swing!>
A) Salvador Dali
B) Joe DiMaggio
C) M.F. Galethe
D) Al Gore
04) On this date in 1934, the New York Yankees purchased the contract of Joe DiMaggio from San Francisco of the Pacific Coast League.

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#184719 Nov 21, 2012
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05) On this date in 1942, the Alaska highway across (Country, please) was formally opened.
<Triple A?>
A) Britain
B) Canada
C) China
D) Estonia
05) On this date in 1942, the Alaska highway across Canada was formally opened.

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#184720 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
06) On this date in 1953, British Natural History Museum authorities announced that "Piltdown Man" was (Specify, please).
A) a hoax
B) genuine
06) On this date in 1953, British Natural History Museum authorities announced that "Piltdown Man" was a hoax.

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#184721 Nov 21, 2012
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07) On this date in 1982, the (Sports Organization, please) resumed its season following a 57-day player's strike.
<Chase that pigskin!>
07) On this date in 1982, the National Football League (NFL) resumed its season following a 57-day player's strike.

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#184722 Nov 21, 2012
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08) On this date in 1989, the proceedings of (Country, please)'s House of Commons were televised live for the first time.
<Across the pond.>
A) Britain
B) Canada
C) China
D) Estonia
08) On this date in 1989, the proceedings of Britain's House of Commons were televised live for the first time.

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#184723 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
09) On this date in 1993, the (Governmental Body, please) voted against making the District of Columbia the 51st state.
A) U.S. House of Representatives
B) U.S. Senate
09) On this date in 1993, the U.S. House of Representatives voted against making the District of Columbia the 51st state.

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#184724 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1999,(Country, please) announced that it had test-launched an unmanned space capsule that was designed for manned spaceflight.
<The good dishes>
A) Britain
B) Canada
C) China
D) Estonia
10) On this date in 1999, China announced that it had test-launched an unmanned space capsule that was designed for manned spaceflight.

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#184725 Nov 21, 2012
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11) On this date in 2000, the Florida Supreme Court granted (Personality, please)’s request to keep the presidential recounts going.
<Full of Bull!>
A) Salvador Dali
B) Joe DiMaggio
C) M.F. Galethe
D) Al Gore
11) On this date in 2000, the Florida Supreme Court granted Al Gore's request to keep the presidential recounts going.

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#184726 Nov 21, 2012
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12) On this date in 2001,(Computer Software Corporation, Please) proposed giving $1 billion in computers, software, training and cash to more than 12,500 of the poorest schools in the U.S. The offer was intended as part of a deal to settle most of the company's private antitrust lawsuits.
12) On this date in 2001, Microsoft Corp. proposed giving $1 billion in computers, software, training and cash to more than 12,500 of the poorest schools in the U.S. The offer was intended as part of a deal to settle most of the company's private antitrust lawsuits.

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#184727 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
13) On this date in 2002, NATO invited Latvia,(Country, please), Lithuania, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to become members.
<A pocket full of rocks?>
A) Britain
B) Canada
C) China
D) Estonia
13) On this date in 2002, NATO invited Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to become members.

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#184728 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.
Stan[ley Frank] Musial

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#184729 Nov 21, 2012
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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.
Vivian Blaine [Vivian Stapleton]

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#184730 Nov 21, 2012
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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”.
Joseph Campanella

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#184731 Nov 21, 2012
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”.
Laurence [George] Luckinbill

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#184732 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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.
Margaret Julia “Marlo” Thomas

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#184733 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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.
Juliet [Maryon] Mills

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#184734 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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.
Jacques-Henri Laffite

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#184735 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).
Harold [Allen] Ramis

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#184736 Nov 21, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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).
Goldie Jeanne Hawn

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#184737 Nov 21, 2012
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’.
Lorna Luft

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