“Winchester Model 1894”

Since: Apr 07

Roy, Washington

#188173 Dec 10, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
__________ FICTIONAL CHARACTERS __________
Tom Sawyer takes the blame when this girl, his sweetheart, tears the schoolmaster's book
Who was Becky Thatcher. On a side note, did you know that The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was almost an autobiography of Samuel Clemens youth? Also, did you know that the phrase "Mark Twain" came from working on a Missippi riverboat. I believe a "twain" is 6 feet.

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188174 Dec 10, 2012
MPMARTIN wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, er, kinda, sorta. Robert A. Lewis was the co-pilot of the Enola Gay, and was the man who released the bomb. Looking back on the fireball, he uttered these famous words; "My God! what have we done"
Urban myth, he didn't say that.
Sailor Jack and Bingo

Sugar Grove, IL

#188175 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
01) On 10 December, 1901, the first (Specify, please) prizes were awarded.
Cracker Jack

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188176 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
01) On 10 December, 1901, the first (Specify, please) prizes were awarded.
What were Nobel Prizes

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188177 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
02) On this date in 1906, U.S. President (PotUS, please) became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, for helping mediate an end to the Russo-Japanese War.
Who was Teddy Bear

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188178 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
03) On this date in 1931,(Personality, please) became a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, she was the first American woman to do so.
<Theyíre creepy, & theyíre kookie.>
Who was Morticia Jane Addams

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188179 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
04) On this date in 1939, the (Sports Organization, please)'s attendance exeeded 1 million in a season for the first time.
<Donít pull it away, Lucy!>
What was the NFL

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188180 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
05) On this date in 1948, the United Nations (Organization, please) adopted its Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
What was the Generalissimo Assembly

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188181 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
06) On this date in 1950, Dr.(Personality, please) was presented the Nobel Peace Prize. He was the first African-American to receive the award. He was awarded the prize for his efforts in mediation between Israel and neighboring Arab states.
A) Ralph J. Bunche
B) Frank Gifford
C) Shimon Peres
D) Desmond Tutu
Who was Ralph Kramden

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188182 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
07) On this date in 1958, the first domestic passenger jet flight took place in the U.S. when 111 passengers flew from(Community, please), to Miami, Florida, on a National Airlines Boeing 707.
<Itís a wonderful town!>
What was a load of Jews from NY to Miami for Hanukkah

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188183 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
08) On this date in 1962,(Personality, please)(New York Giants) was on the cover of "Sports Illustrated".
A) Ralph J. Bunche
B) Frank Gifford
C) Shimon Peres
D) Desmond Tutu
Who was Frank Gifford

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188184 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
09) On this date in 1964, in (Community, please), Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize. He was the youngest person to receive the award.
A) Montego Bay, Jamaica
B) Oslo, Norway
What was Oslo

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188185 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1982, the Law of the Sea Convention was signed by 118 countries in (Community, please). Twenty-three nations and the U.S. were excluded.
A) Montego Bay, Jamaica
B) Oslo, Norway
What was Montego Bay mon

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188186 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
11) On this date in 1984, South African Bishop (Personality, please) received the Nobel Peace Prize.
A) Ralph J. Bunche
B) Frank Gifford
C) Shimon Peres
D) Desmond Tutu
Who was Desmond Wilson

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Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188187 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
12) On this date in 1993, crew of the space shuttle (Name of Vessel, please) deployed the repaired Hubble Space Telescope into Earth's orbit.
<try harder!>
What was Endeavor
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188188 Dec 10, 2012
MPMARTIN wrote:
<quoted text>
Who was Becky Thatcher. On a side note, did you know that The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was almost an autobiography of Samuel Clemens youth? Also, did you know that the phrase "Mark Twain" came from working on a Missippi riverboat. I believe a "twain" is 6 feet.
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188189 Dec 10, 2012
__________ THIS 'N' THAT __________

Although born in Florida, Missouri, Mark Twain grew up in this city on the Mississippi River
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188190 Dec 10, 2012
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This reddish spice can be sold in both ground & stick form
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188191 Dec 10, 2012
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In England the unit of volume roughly equivalent to a quart is spelled this way
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188192 Dec 10, 2012
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Legend says the Dannebrog, now this country's flag, dropped from heaven during a 1219 battle

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