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#188132 Dec 9, 2012
13) On this date in 1994, Yasser Arafat,(Personality, please), and Yitzhak Rabin received the Nobel Peace Prize. They pledged to pursue their mission of healing the Middle East.
A) Ralph J. Bunche
B) Frank Gifford
C) Shimon Peres
D) Desmond Tutu

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#188133 Dec 9, 2012
14) On this date in 1998, six astronauts opened the doors to the new (Type of Construction, please) 250 miles above the Earth's surface.

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#188134 Dec 9, 2012
I) He was an American librarian and educator, inventor of the a system of library classification in common usage throughout the United States, and a founder of the Lake Placid Club. (Personality, please) (10 December, 1851 – 26 December, 1931) had been active in arranging the Winter Olympics which took place at Lake Placid — he was chairman of the New York State Winter Olympics Committee.

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#188135 Dec 9, 2012
II) This American television newscaster (10 December, 1911 – 20 March, 1974) was best known for co-anchoring NBC's evening news program, The Huntley-Brinkley Report, for 14 years beginning in 1956. The catchphrase closing of "Good night,___", "Good night, David... and good night for NBC News" was developed by the show's producer, Reuven Frank. Although both anchors initially disliked it, the sign-off became famous.

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#188136 Dec 9, 2012
III) An American film actress, (Personality, please) (10 December, 1914 – 22 September, 1996) is best remembered for appearing in the “Road to...” movies, a series of successful comedies starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope.

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#188137 Dec 9, 2012
IV) He was best known for playing Miles Webber on the 1985-1992 sitcom “The Golden Girls”, and Martin Morgenstern in the 1970s sitcom “Rhoda”. (Personality, please) (10 December, 1923 – 11 September, 2010) acted in film and television for nearly 50 years, and received Emmy Award nominations five times.

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#188138 Dec 9, 2012
V) (Personality, please) (10 December, 1928 – 13 May, 1972) was an American actor best remembered for his role as Eric ‘Hoss’ Cartwright in the NBC western television series “Bonanza”.

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#188139 Dec 9, 2012
VI) This Japanese-born American actor has often been nominated for Oscar and Tony awards. Many of his acting roles credited him omitting his surname. (Personality, please) (10 December, 1933 – 21 July, 2006) is known for his acting role as Akiro the Wizard in “Conan the Barbarian” (1982) and “Conan the Destroyer” (1984). His voice roles include Aku from “Samurai Jack” (2001 - 2004), and Iroh from “Avatar: The Last Airbender” (2005).

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#188140 Dec 9, 2012
VII) Her more prominent parts came as elder daughter, Laurie Partridge, on the 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family”, and as Grace Van Owen, a California assistant district attorney and judge on the dramatic series, “L.A. Law”, a role (Personality, please) (10 December, 1952) played from 1986 to 1992.

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#188141 Dec 9, 2012
VIII) He is best known for directing and/or starring in several film adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays including “Henry V” (1989) (for which he was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Director), “Much Ado About Nothing” (1993), “Othello” (1995), “Hamlet” (1996) (for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay), “Love's Labour's Lost” (2000), and “As You Like It” (2006). Look for (Personality, please) (10 December 1960), also, in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (2002).

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#188142 Dec 9, 2012
IX) She is perhaps best known for her role as Nicole Chapman on “Fame”. (Personality, please) (10 December, 1961) is also known for her role as Karen Taylor Winters on “The Young and the Restless”, and as Sydney Cooke on “Walker, Texas Ranger”.

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#188143 Dec 9, 2012
X) An American actor, (Personality, please) (December 10, 1957 – September 3, 2012) was best known for his breakout role as John Coffey in “The Green Mile” (1999), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. He was also recognized for his appearances in motion pictures such as “Armageddon” (1998), “The Whole Nine Yards” (2000), “The Scorpion King” (2002), and “Daredevil” (2003), as well as voice acting roles in works such as “Brother Bear (2003), and Kung Fu Panda (2008).

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#188144 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
X) An American actor,(Personality, please)(December 10, 1957 – September 3, 2012) was best known for his breakout role as John Coffey in “The Green Mile”(1999), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. He was also recognized for his appearances in motion pictures such as “Armageddon”(1998),“The Whole Nine Yards”(2000),“The Scorpion King”(2002), and “Daredevil”(2003), as well as voice acting roles in works such as “Brother Bear (2003), and Kung Fu Panda (2008).
Michael Clarke Duncan.

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#188145 Dec 10, 2012
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Once a professor of astronomy, he designed the Royal Observatory at Greenwich
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Who was Sir Christopher Wren

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#188146 Dec 10, 2012
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$400 ~ His monumental collection "La Comedie Humaine" encompasses about 90 novels & stories
Who was Joel Chandler Harris

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#188147 Dec 10, 2012
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$400 ~ This Greek who supposedly sought an honest man was influenced by the less cynical Antisthenes
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$500 ~ The title of this opera by Pietro Mascagni means "rustic chivalry"
Diogenes

Cavalleria rusticana

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#188148 Dec 10, 2012
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$600 ~ Steve Kmetko is letter perfect as the host of this show biz-oriented cable network's "News Daily"
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$800 ~ Now the "Today" show's co-anchor, she once produced the CNN news & information show "Take Two"
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$1000 ~ He won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the Vietnam War before he covered the Gulf War for CNN
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Katie Couric

Peter Arnett

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#188149 Dec 10, 2012
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$100 ~ 41 years after "On The Waterfront", he played Johnny Depp's therapist in 1995's "Don Juan DeMarco"
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$200 ~ James Cromwell, Farmer Hoggett in this 1995 film, is the son of John Cromwell, who directed "Algiers" in 1938
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$400 ~ A telekinetic teenager on the TV series "Misfits of Science", she now stars as Monica in "Friends"
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$500 ~ Joan Allen earned an Oscar nomination for playing this famous woman in a 1995 film
Marlon Brando

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Courteney Cox

Pat Nixon
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#188150 Dec 10, 2012
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$400 ~ He & co-author Richard Suskind served brief prison terms for their forged bio of Howard Hughes
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#188151 Dec 10, 2012
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$400 ~ John Milton wrote a sonnet praising this lord protector whom he served as secretary for foreign languages
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$600 ~ "Batter My Heart" is one of the best-known "Holy Sonnets" by this author of "Death, Be Not Proud"
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$800 ~ "My love is like to ice, and I to fire" wrote this "Faerie Queene" poet in his sonnet sequence "Amoretti"
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$1000 ~ Irish poet & playwright who wrote the 1928 sonnet "Leda And The Swan"

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