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BLong

United States

#188336 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
III) He was an Italian film producer with over 140 production credits.(Personality, please)(11 December, 1912 – 10 January, 2007) was also the husband of Italian movie star Sophia Loren. Among his best-known films are:“Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”(1963),“Marriage Italian Style”(1964),“Break Up”(1965),“Operation Crossbow”(1965),“The 10th Victim”(1965), and “Doctor Zhivago”(1965).
Carlo Ponti
BLong

United States

#188337 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) A Russian writer, dissident and activist,(Personality, please)(11 December, 1918 – 03 August, 2008) helped to raise global awareness of the gulag and the Soviet Union's forced labor camp system from 1918 to 1956. While his writings were often suppressed, he wrote several books most notably The Gulag Archipelago and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, two of his best-known works. "For the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature", this author was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1970. He was expelled from the Soviet Union in 1974 but returned to Russia in 1994 after the Soviet system had collapsed.
Alexander Solzenitzyn
BLong

United States

#188338 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
V) She was the first to record the hit song "Hound Dog" in 1952. The record was #1 on the Billboard R&B charts for seven weeks in 1953; the single sold almost two million copies. Its B-side was "They Call Me Big Mama." Three years later, Elvis Presley recorded his even more broadly successful rendition of "Hound Dog," based on a version performed by Freddie Bell and the Bellboys. Similarly,(Personality, please)(11 December, 1926 – 25 July, 1984) wrote and recorded "Ball 'n' Chain", which became a hit for her, yet Janis Joplin's later recording of it made a bigger impact in the late 1960's.
'Big Mama' Thornton
BLong

United States

#188339 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VI) This Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress is the only Hispanic and one of the few performers to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony, and was the second Puerto Rican to win an Academy Award. Look for (Personality, please)(11 December, 1931) in “The King & I”(1956), in “Singin’ In The Rain”(1952), & in “West Side Story”(1961).
Rita Moreno
BLong

United States

#188340 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VII)(Personality, please)(11 December, 1940) is an American singer-songwriter, best known as the lead singer of the group ‘Bread’, which reached the tops of the musical charts in Europe and North America on several occasions in the 1970s. The band was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.
David Gates
BLong

United States

#188341 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VIII) An American actress and producer, and well known for her role as Abby Cunningham on the prime time soap opera “Knots Landing”.(Personality, please)(11 December, 1940) began her acting career on television with a guest role on the CBS daytime soap opera “The Secret Storm” in 1966. Following this she gained a regular role as ex-nun Laura Donnelly on the soap “Love is a Many Splendored Thing”, which she played from 1967 to 1970.
Donna Mills
BLong

United States

#188342 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IX) This American performer sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 37 US chart hits during the 1960s.(Personality, please)(11 December, 1944) is best known for her 1960 hit "I'm Sorry", and 1958's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree", a US holiday standard for more than 50 years.
Brenda Lee
BLong

United States

#188343 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
XI)(Personality, please)(11 December, 1944) is an American actress and dancer best known for her roles in “Young Frankenstein”(1974),“Close Encounters of the Third Kind”(1977),“Tootsie”(1982),“M r. Mom”(1983),“After Hours”(1985),“One From the Heart”(1982), and “Friends”(1997). Hear her, too, in “Aloha, Scooby-Doo!”(1996).
Teri Garr
BLong

United States

#188344 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
X) Her career spanned three decades from the 1960s to the 1980s. It began with guest roles on many television series of the 1960s including “Route 66",“Flipper”,“The Green Hornet”,“Mannix”,“The Fugitive”,“The Virginian”, and “Bonanza”. She had her first major role in a short-lived 1970 television series,“The Silent Force”, and later appeared in the television pilot for “Cannon” in 1971. That same year,(Personality, please)(11 December, 1944) was cast as Lisa Casey in the critically acclaimed series “Mission: Impossible”, a role for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1972 and an Emmy Award in 1973.
Lynda Day George

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188345 Dec 11, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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$400 ~ He & co-author Richard Suskind served brief prison terms for their forged bio of Howard Hughes
Who was Clifford Irving

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188346 Dec 11, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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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"
John Donne

Edmund Spenser

William Butler Yeats

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#188347 Dec 11, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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$1000 ~ After Chippendale used this dark, rich wood for dining tables, its name became synonymous with them
What is Mahogany
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188348 Dec 11, 2012
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In 1839, at age 19, he joined the crew of the freighter St. Lawrence that ran between NYC & Liverpool

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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188349 Dec 11, 2012
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$1000 ~ Joan Durbeyfield is the mother of this Thomas Hardy title character
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188350 Dec 11, 2012
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$200 ~ In 1996 Tomiichi Murayama, this country's first Socialist premier since 1948, resigned
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$400 ~ More than 300 Republican candidates signed this document September 27, 1994
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$500 ~ In December 1995 2 of this country's former presidents, Chun Doo Hwan & Roh Tae Woo, were indicted
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188351 Dec 11, 2012
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$200 ~ At 6' 5" this former Phoenix Suns player is the shortest ever to lead the NBA in rebounding
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$1000 ~ This Illinois Democrat joined the Senate Judiciary Committee after the Clarence Thomas hearings
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188352 Dec 11, 2012
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It's the southernmost independent country in the world

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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188353 Dec 11, 2012
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While a regular on Major Bowes' radio show, she said, "I'm 7 years old & I can sing 23 arias."

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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188354 Dec 11, 2012
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It was the first nonprecious metal man made into tools & decorative items

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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188355 Dec 11, 2012
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The name of this Iowa city commemorates the powwow Lewis & Clark held with area Indians in 1804

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