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#188474 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 [Brenda Mae Tarpley]

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#188475 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

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#188476 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

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#188477 Dec 11, 2012
01) On 12 December, 1800, (Community, please), was established as the capital of the United States.

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#188478 Dec 11, 2012
02) On this date in 1870,(Personality, please) of South Carolina became the first black lawmaker to be sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives.
<Is it cloudy, today?>
A) Christopher Cockerell
B) Rudolph Dirks
C) George Grant
D) Guglielmo Marconi
E) Joseph H. Rainey
F) Alex Rodriguez
G) Charles M. Schwab

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#188479 Dec 11, 2012
03) On this date in 1896,(Personality, please) gave the first public demonstration of radio at Toynbee Hall, London, England.
<Cheese!>
A) Christopher Cockerell
B) Rudolph Dirks
C) George Grant
D) Guglielmo Marconi
E) Joseph H. Rainey
F) Alex Rodriguez
G) Charles M. Schwab
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188480 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>
Is that Argentina?
Chile

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#188481 Dec 11, 2012
04) On this date in 1897, the comic strip"The Katzenjammer Kids" (Hans and Fritz), by (Personality, please), appeared in the New York Journal for the first time.
<Where do you want me to put these blades?>
A) Christopher Cockerell
B) Rudolph Dirks
C) George Grant
D) Guglielmo Marconi
E) Joseph H. Rainey
F) Alex Rodriguez
G) Charles M. Schwab
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188482 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Why am I thinking Beverly Sills?
Bubbles it is

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#188483 Dec 11, 2012
05) On this date in 1899,(Personality, please) patented the wooden golf tee.
<I wonder if he’s read Ulysses.>
A) Christopher Cockerell
B) Rudolph Dirks
C) George Grant
D) Guglielmo Marconi
E) Joseph H. Rainey
F) Alex Rodriguez
G) Charles M. Schwab

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#188484 Dec 11, 2012
06) On this date in 1900,(Personality, please) formed the United States Steel Corporation.
<Shall we invest?>
A) Christopher Cockerell
B) Rudolph Dirks
C) George Grant
D) Guglielmo Marconi
E) Joseph H. Rainey
F) Alex Rodriguez
G) Charles M. Schwab
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188485 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>
Would that be copper?
correct

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#188486 Dec 11, 2012
07) On this date in 1955, it was announced that the (Auto Corporation, please) gave $500,000,000 to private hospitals, colleges and medical schools.

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#188487 Dec 11, 2012
08) On this date in 1955, British engineer (Personality, please) patented the first hovercraft.
<Chicken!>
A) Christopher Cockerell
B) Rudolph Dirks
C) George Grant
D) Guglielmo Marconi
E) Joseph H. Rainey
F) Alex Rodriguez
G) Charles M. Schwab

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#188488 Dec 11, 2012
09) On this date in 1995, the (Governmental Body, please) stopped a constitutional amendment giving Congress authority to outlaw flag burning and other forms of desecration against the American flag.
A) U.S. House of Representatives
B) U.S. Justice Department
C) U.S. Senate
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#188489 Dec 11, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at Council Bluffs?
correct

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#188490 Dec 11, 2012
10) On this date in 1997, the (Governmental Body, please) ordered Microsoft to sell its Internet browser separately from its Windows operating system to prevent it from building a monopoly of Web access programs.
A) U.S. House of Representatives
B) U.S. Justice Department
C) U.S. Senate

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#188491 Dec 11, 2012
11) On this date in 2000, the Texas Rangers signed (Personality, por favor) to a record breaking 10-year,$252 million contract. The contract amount broke all major league baseball records and all professional sports records.
A) Christopher Cockerell
B) Rudolph Dirks
C) George Grant
D) Guglielmo Marconi
E) Joseph H. Rainey
F) Alex Rodriguez
G) Charles M. Schwab

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#188492 Dec 11, 2012
12) On this date in 2001, the (Governmental Body, please) passed legislation that would implement minimum federal election standards and provide funding to help states modernize their voting systems.
A) U.S. House of Representatives
B) U.S. Justice Department
C) U.S. Senate

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#188493 Dec 11, 2012
I) A Norwegian painter and printmaker, (Personality, please) (12 December, 1863 – 23 January, 1944)’s intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century. One of his most well-known works is ‘The Scream’ of 1893.

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