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#188296 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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.
Chester Robert "Chet" Huntley

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#188297 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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.
Dorothy Lamour

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#188298 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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.
Harold Gould [Harold V. Goldstein, PhD]

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#188299 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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”.
Dan Blocker

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#188300 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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).
Mako Iwamatsu

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#188301 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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.
Susan Dey [Susan Hallock Smith]
Alex Trebek

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#188302 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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Do you like cinnamon?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at a litre?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that "Reader's Digest"?
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<quoted text>Was he an Independent sort?
Hannibal
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<quoted text>Would that be Ireland?
Denmark

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#188303 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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).
Kenneth Branagh

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#188304 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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”.
Virenia Gwendolyn "Nia" Peeples

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#188305 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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#188306 Dec 10, 2012
01) On 11 December, 1844, Dr.(Personality, please) became the first person to have a tooth extracted after receiving ananesthetic for the dental procedure. Nitrous Oxide, or laughing gas, was the anesthetic.
A) Charlie Chaplin
B) Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback
C) Horace Wells
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188307 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at a Marriage Carriage?
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<quoted text>Is she a dapper flapper?
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<quoted text>Is she a dapper flapper?
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<quoted text>Are we talkin' about a sinister minister?
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Would that be a Roman bowman?
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Is that sneaker sleeker?
sleeker sneaker

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#188308 Dec 10, 2012
02) On this date in 1872,(Personality, please) became America's first black governor when he took office as acting governor of Louisiana.
A) Charlie Chaplin
B) Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback
C) Horace Wells

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#188309 Dec 10, 2012
03) On this date in 1882, the Bijou Theater in (Community, please), had its first performance. It was the first American playhouse lit exclusively by electricity.
<Are they serving cod & beans?>
A) Boston, Massachusetts
B) New York, New York
C) Crystal City, Virginia

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#188310 Dec 10, 2012
04) On this date in 1894, the world's first motor show opened in (Community, s’il vous plait), with nine exhibitors.
A) Buenos Aires, Argentina
B) Paris, France
C) Toulouse, France
D) Kyoto, Japan

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#188311 Dec 10, 2012
05) On this date in 1928, in (Community, por favor), police thwarted an attempt on the life of President-elect Herbert Hoover.
A) Buenos Aires, Argentina
B) Paris, France
C) Toulouse, France
D) Kyoto, Japan
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188312 Dec 10, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that JP2?
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<quoted text>Wow! Do we know him as Colin Powell?
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#188313 Dec 10, 2012
06) On this date in 1936, Britain's King Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry American (Personality, please). He became the Duke of Windsor.

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#188314 Dec 10, 2012
07) On this date in 1946, the (International Organization, please) was established by the U.N. General Assembly. The fund provides relief to children in countries devastated by War.

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#188315 Dec 10, 2012
08) On this date in 1967, the prototype of the Concorde was shown for the first time in (Community, s’il vous plait).
<Is it well-painted?>
A) Buenos Aires, Argentina
B) Paris, France
C) Toulouse, France
D) Kyoto, Japan

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