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“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187773 Dec 8, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
05) On this date in 1886, at a convention of union leaders in (Community, please), the American Federation of Labor was founded.
<An admiral, sailing into a plain.>
What was Columbus

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187774 Dec 8, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
06) On this date in 1993, U.S. President (PotUS, please) signed into law the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Who was Slick Willie

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187775 Dec 8, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
07) On this date in 1997, the second largest bank was created with the announcement that Union Bank (Country, please) and the Swiss Bank Corporation would merge. The combined assets were more than $590 billion.
What was Switzerland

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187776 Dec 8, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
08) On this date in 1997, Jenny Shipley was sworn in as the first female prime minister of New Zealand.
A) England
B) New Zealand
What was New Zimbabwe

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187777 Dec 8, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
09) On this date in 1998, the U.S.(Governmental Body, please) ruled that police could not search a person or their cars after ticketing for a routine traffic violation.
What was the Super Court

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187778 Dec 8, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1998, AT&T Corp. announced that it was buying (Corporation, please)'s data networking business for $5 billion cash.
<Three little letters.>
What was IBM
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187779 Dec 8, 2012
__________ POT LUCK __________

The American Weekly Mercury, founded in this Penn. city in 1719, was the first colonial paper outside Boston
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187780 Dec 8, 2012
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The U.S. pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal was one of these Buckminster Fuller structures
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187781 Dec 8, 2012
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Since 1907 about 3 million fossils have been extracted from this Los Angeles site
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187782 Dec 8, 2012
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This Greek who supposedly sought an honest man was influenced by the less cynical Antisthenes
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187783 Dec 8, 2012
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The title of this opera by Pietro Mascagni means "rustic chivalry"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187784 Dec 8, 2012
__________ THE SUN __________

The sun completes one revolution around the center of this galaxy every 225 million years
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187785 Dec 8, 2012
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The photosphere, the sun's visible surface, measures about 5800 degrees on this "absolute" temperature scale
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187786 Dec 8, 2012
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More than 95% of the sun's mass consists of these 2 elements
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187787 Dec 8, 2012
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This outermost layer of the sun produces the solar wind
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187788 Dec 8, 2012
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After becoming a red giant, the sun will probably shrink to the size of the Earth as one of these
Swedish Chef

Sugar Grove, IL

#187789 Dec 8, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) This Norwegian writer was the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate.(Personality, please)(08 December 1832 – 26 April 1910) is considered as one of The Four Greats (De Fire Store) Norwegian writers; the others being Henrik Ibsen, Jonas Lie, and Alexander Kielland. He is celebrated for his lyrics to the Norwegian National Anthem, "Ja, vi elsker dette landet".
Vhu ve Bjorkstjerk Bjorkson bork bork

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187790 Dec 8, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
II) A prominent Mexican painter, he was husband of Frida Kahlo (1929–1939 and 1940–1954). His large wall works in fresco helped establish the Mexican Mural Movement in Mexican art. Between 1922 and 1953,(Personality, please)(08 December, 1886 – 24 November, 1957) painted murals among others in Mexico City, Chapingo, Cuernavaca, San Francisco, Detroit, and New York City. In 1931, a retrospective exhibition of his works was held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Who was Diego Rivera

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187791 Dec 8, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
III) An American author, cartoonist and celebrated wit,(Personality, please)(08 December, 1894 – 02 November, 1961) was best known for his cartoons and short stories, published mainly in The New Yorker magazine then collected in his numerous books. One of the most popular humorists of his time, he celebrated the comic frustrations and eccentricities of ordinary people. Among his other classics are "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", "The Catbird Seat", "A Couple of Hamburgers", "The Greatest Man in the World" and "If Grant Had Been Drinking at Appomattox".
Who was James Thurber

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187792 Dec 8, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) He is best known for his performance in “12 Angry Men”(1957), his Academy Award-nominated performance in “On the Waterfront”(1954), and one of his last films,“The Exorcist”(1973).(Personality, please)(08 December, 1911 – 11 February, 1976) also played the role of Willy Loman in the original Broadway performance of Arthur Miller's 1949 play “Death of a Salesman”, under the direction of Elia Kazan. On television, he co-starred in the first four seasons of the popular, long-running western series “The Virginian”.
Who was Lee J Cobb

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