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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188276 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Would that be Afghanistan?
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188277 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Do we call it Switzerland?
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188278 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Would that be "A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court”?
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188279 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z’at a Derby?
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188280 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Sounds like VooDoo Economics, to me.
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Would that be Chris Columbus?
<Not the film maker.>
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at Bolivar?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that Frederick Douglass?
correct
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Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Would that be Napoleon Buonparte?
Jean-Jacques Dessalines (Jean Jacques I)

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#188281 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
01) On 10 December, 1901, the first (Specify, please) prizes were awarded.
01) On 10 December, 1901, the first Nobel prizes were awarded.

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#188282 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.
02) On this date in 1906, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, for helping mediate an end to the Russo-Japanese War.

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#188283 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.
<They’re creepy, & they’re kookie.>
03) On this date in 1931, Jane Addams became a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, she was the first American woman to do so.

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#188284 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.
<Don’t pull it away, Lucy!>
04) On this date in 1939, the National Football League's attendance exeeded 1 million in a season for the first time.
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188285 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Would that be Becky Thatcher?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text><sorry, it took a moment to percolate through the neutronium-skull>
Would that be Heathcliff?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at Billy Budd?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is that Anna Karennena?
correct

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#188286 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
06) On this date in 1950, Dr. Ralph J. Bunche was presented the Nobel Peace Prize. He was the first African-American to receive the award. Bunche was awarded the prize for his efforts in mediation between Israel and neighboring Arab states.

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#188287 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.
<It’s a wonderful town!>
07) On this date in 1958, the first domestic passenger jet flight took place in the U.S. when 111 passengers flew from New York, New York, to Miami, Florida, on a National Airlines Boeing 707.

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#188288 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
08) On this date in 1962, Frank Gifford (New York Giants) was on the cover of "Sports Illustrated".

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#188289 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
09) On this date in 1964, in Oslo, Norway, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize. He was the youngest person to receive the award.

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#188290 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
10) On this date in 1982, the Law of the Sea Convention was signed by 118 countries in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Twenty-three nations and the U.S. were excluded.

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#188291 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
11) On this date in 1984, South African Bishop Desmond Tutu received the Nobel Peace Prize.

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#188292 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!>
12) On this date in 1993, the crew of the space shuttle Endeavor deployed the repaired Hubble Space Telescope into Earth's orbit.

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#188293 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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
13) On this date in 1994, Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres, and Yitzhak Rabin received the Nobel Peace Prize. They pledged to pursue their mission of healing the Middle East.

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#188294 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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.
14) On this date in 1998, six astronauts opened the doors to the new international space station 250 miles above the Earth's surface.

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#188295 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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.
Melvil [Melville Louis Kossuth] Dewey

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