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#185319 Nov 24, 2012
12) On this date in 1992, the Czech (Governmental Body, please) voted to split the country into separate Czech and Slovak republics beginning January 1, 1993.

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#185320 Nov 24, 2012
13) On this date in 1998, Britain's highest court ruled that former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, whose extradition was being sought by (Country, por favor), could not claim immunity from prosecution for the crimes he committed during his rule.
A) Japan
B) Pakistan
C) Poland
D) Spain
E) United States

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#185321 Nov 24, 2012
14) On this date in 1998, President Jiang Zemin arrived in Tokyo for the first visit to (Country, please) by a Chinese head of state since World War II.
A) Japan
B) Pakistan
C) Poland
D) Spain
E) United States

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#185322 Nov 24, 2012
15) On this date in 1998, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) approved a $5.5 billion bailout for (Country, please).
<Ask Malala!>
A) Japan
B) Pakistan
C) Poland
D) Spain
E) United States

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#185323 Nov 24, 2012
I) This Scottish-American industrialist led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. (Personality, please) (25 November, 1835 – 11 August, 1919) gave most of his money to establish many libraries, schools, and universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and other countries, as well as a pension fund for former employees. He is often regarded as the second-richest man in history after John D. Rockefeller. He started as a telegrapher and by the 1860s had investments in railroads, railroad sleeping cars, bridges and oil derricks. He was also one of the most important philanthropists of his era.

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#185324 Nov 24, 2012
II) A radical member of the temperance movement, which opposed alcohol in pre-Prohibition America, she is particularly noteworthy for promoting her viewpoint through vandalism. On many occasions, (Personality, please) (25 November, 1846 – 09 June, 1911) would enter an alcohol-serving establishment and attack the bar with a hatchet. She has been the topic of numerous books, articles and even an opera.

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#185325 Nov 24, 2012
III) Nicknamed "The Yankee Clipper", was an American Major League Baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career for the New York Yankees. He is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15 – July 16, 1941), a record that still stands.(Personality, please)(25 November, 1914 – 08 March, 1999) was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955.

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#185326 Nov 24, 2012
IV) This Mexican radio, television, theatre and film actor had a career spanning seven decades (motion pictures from 1943 to 2006) and many notable roles. From 1977 to 1984, he became famous as Mr. Roarke the main star in the television series “Fantasy Island”. He played Khan Noonien Singh in both the 1967 episode "Space Seed" of the first season of the original “Star Trek” series, and the 1982 film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan”. Into his 80s,(Personality, please)(25 November, 1920 – 14 January, 2009) continued to perform, often providing voices for animated films and commercials, and appearing in several “Spy Kids” films as "Grandfather Valentin".

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#185327 Nov 24, 2012
V) His (25 November, 1926 – 27 May, 1969) most famous roles are as John Wayne's character's sidekick in “The Searchers” (1956), as Jesus Christ in the biblical film “King of Kings” (1961), and as Capt. Christopher Pike in the original pilot episode of “Star Trek”, “The Cage”. Look for him, also, in “The Private Navy of Sgt. O’Farrell” (1968), with Bob Hope.

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#185328 Nov 24, 2012
VI) This American science fiction author began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century.(Personality, please)(25 November, 1926 – 31 July, 2001) also authored several works of fantasy, historical novels, and a prodigious number of short stories. He received numerous awards for his writing, including seven Hugo Awards and three Nebula Awards. Look for his books “Brain Wave”,“Orion Shall Rise”, and “Tales of the Flying Mountains”. He was the sixth President of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, taking office in 1972. He was a member of the Swordsmen and Sorcerers' Guild of America, a loose-knit group of Heroic Fantasy authors founded in the 1960s, some of whose works were anthologized in Lin Carter's “Flashing Swords!” anthologies. He was a founding member of the Society for Creative Anachronism. Robert A. Heinlein dedicated his 1985 novel “The Cat Who Walks Through Walls” to him, and eight of the other members of the Citizens' Advisory Council on National Space Policy.

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#185329 Nov 24, 2012
VII) This American R&B and soul performer recorded the hit "When a Man Loves a Woman" in 1966. The soul anthem became the cornerstone of his career, and was followed by "Warm and Tender Love", "It Tears Me Up", "Take Time to Know Her", "Love Me Tender", and "Cover Me".(Personality, please)(25 November, 1940) charted with "I'll Be Your Everything" and "Sunshine" during the 1970s, and has become an international concert favorite throughout the world.

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#185330 Nov 24, 2012
VIII) An American actor, writer, lawyer, and commentator on political and economic issues, he attained early success as a speechwriter for American presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Later, he entered the entertainment field and became an actor, comedian, and Emmy Award-winning game show host. (Personality, please) (25 November, 1944) has frequently written commentaries on economic, political, and social issues, along with financial advice to individual investors. While, as a character actor, he is well known for his droning, monotone delivery, in real life he is a public speaker on a wide range of economic and social issues.

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#185331 Nov 24, 2012
IX) "The Queen of Christian Pop",(Personality, please)(25 November, 1960) made her debut as a teenager, and gained fame in Christian music during the 1980s with such hits as "Father's Eyes", "El Shaddai", and "Angels". In 1986, she scored her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 song in a duet with Peter Cetera, "The Next Time I Fall". During the 1980s and 1990s, she became one of the first CCM artists to cross over into mainstream pop on the heels of her successful albums “Unguarded”, and “Heart in Motion”, the latter of which included the No. 1 single "Baby Baby".

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#185332 Nov 24, 2012
X) This driver from Australia had also raced in British Formula Three, where he was generally a running outside the top ten, but took a hard fought win in a wet race. (Personality, please) (25 November 1978) contested 12 races in 2005 for Derrick Walker's renamed Team Australia Racing. A lack of experience blighted his year and he scored only two top-ten finishes, the best of which was 8th in Edmonton.

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#185333 Nov 24, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
<quoted text>Whigs
I was tossin' a coin on this one.
I should know better --- go with my 'gut'.
<five lashes with a cat o nine noodles>

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#185334 Nov 24, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IX) "The Queen of Christian Pop",(Personality, please)(25 November, 1960) made her debut as a teenager, and gained fame in Christian music during the 1980s with such hits as "Father's Eyes", "El Shaddai", and "Angels". In 1986, she scored her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 song in a duet with Peter Cetera, "The Next Time I Fall". During the 1980s and 1990s, she became one of the first CCM artists to cross over into mainstream pop on the heels of her successful albums “Unguarded”, and “Heart in Motion”, the latter of which included the No. 1 single "Baby Baby".
Amy grant
ghostly

United States

#185335 Nov 25, 2012
What percentage of inventions used by everyone, everyday, were created by the brillant mind of the White-man?

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#185336 Nov 25, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IX) "The Queen of Christian Pop",(Personality, please)(25 November, 1960) made her debut as a teenager, and gained fame in Christian music during the 1980s with such hits as "Father's Eyes", "El Shaddai", and "Angels". In 1986, she scored her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 song in a duet with Peter Cetera, "The Next Time I Fall". During the 1980s and 1990s, she became one of the first CCM artists to cross over into mainstream pop on the heels of her successful albums “Unguarded”, and “Heart in Motion”, the latter of which included the No. 1 single "Baby Baby".
Amy Grant. I guess?

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#185337 Nov 25, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) This Scottish-American industrialist led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century.(Personality, please)(25 November, 1835 – 11 August, 1919) gave most of his money to establish many libraries, schools, and universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and other countries, as well as a pension fund for former employees. He is often regarded as the second-richest man in history after John D. Rockefeller. He started as a telegrapher and by the 1860s had investments in railroads, railroad sleeping cars, bridges and oil derricks. He was also one of the most important philanthropists of his era.
Undoubtedly,Andrew carnegie.

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#185339 Nov 25, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost ....______ MONTHS __________
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$300 ~ The 20th Amendment moved Congress' opening from the first Monday in December to the third day of this
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$400 ~ The next year this month will have five Sundays is 2032
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$500 ~ On the Gregorian calendar, it's the ninth month
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