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05) On this date in 1964, in (Community, por favor), President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz set off an explosion that diverted the Rio Grande River, reshaping the U.S.-Mexican border. This ended a century-old border dispute.
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06) On this date in 1966, the rights to the first four Super Bowls were sold to CBS and (Media, please) for total of $9.5 million.
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07) On this date in 1978, the (Location, please) began stamping the Susan B. Anthony U.S. dollar. The coin began circulation the following July.

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08) On this date in 1982, the Sentry Armored Car Company in (State, please) discovered that $11 million had been stolen from its headquarters overnight. It was the biggest cash theft in U.S. history.

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09) On this date in 1987, U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz told reporters in (Community, please), that the Reagan administration would begin making funding requests for the proposed Star Wars defense system.
A) Copenhagen, Denmark
B) Florence, Italy
C) Cape Town, South Africa
D) Geneva, Switzerland

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10) On this date in 1988, PLO chairman Yasser Arafat addressed the U.N. General Assembly in (Community, please), where it had reconvened after the United States had refused to grant Arafat a visa to visit New York.
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B) Florence, Italy
C) Cape Town, South Africa
D) Geneva, Switzerland

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11) On this date in 1988, a bankruptcy judge in (Community, please), ordered the assets of the trouble d PTL television ministry sold to a Toronto real estate developer for $65 million.
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B) Columbia, South Carolina
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12) On this date in 1989, South African President F.W. de Klerk met for the first time with imprisoned African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, at de Klerk's office in (Community, please).
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B) Florence, Italy
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13) On this date in 1993, the (Governmental Body, please) ruled that people must receive a hearing before property linked to illegal drug sales can be seized.

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14) On this date in 1998,(Personality, please)(Minnesota Vikings) kicked six field goals against Baltimore. In the game he set an National Football League (NFL) record for 34 straight field goals without a miss.
A) John Adamson
B) Gary Anderson
C) Percy Everitt

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15) On this date in 2001,(Media, please)-TV announced that it would begin running hard liquor commercials.___ issued a 19-point policy that outlined the conditions for accepting liquor ads.
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I) In a career that spans seven decades and includes substantial roles in each of the dramatic arts, (Personality, please) (13 December, 1929) is probably best known to film audiences as the autocratic widower Captain Georg Ludwig von Trapp in the hit 1965 musical film “The Sound of Music” alongside Julie Andrews. He has also ventured into various television projects, including the legendary miniseries “The Thorn Birds”.

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II) He entered two Formula One British Grands Prix. With his privately-run Williams FW04 at the 1976 British Grand Prix, he found himself as a reserve entry and was denied a chance to compete. For the 1977 race, he modified his Williams FW04 and renamed it the __ BM1, but failed to pre-qualify. (Personality, please) (13 December 1945 – 29 August 1977) was killed practicing this car during a Shellsport G8 Championship race at Brands Hatch later that year.

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III) Early fame found him as the lead guitarist of The Amboy Dukes before embarking on a solo career. His hits, mostly coming in the 1970s, such as ‘Stranglehold’, ‘Cat Scratch Fever’, ‘Wango Tango’, and ‘Great White Buffalo’, as well as his '60s Amboy Dukes hit ‘Journey to the Center of the Mind’, remain popular today, and are played semi-often on classic rock and less frequently active rock radio stations. (Personality, please) (13 December, 1948) is also noted for his staunch conservative political views and his strong defense and support of hunting and gun ownership rights.

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IV) She is a fantasy and science fiction author in the United States. Several of her books draw on Celtic or Zen themes.(Personality, please)(13 December, 1949) won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1984. Look for her name on “Damiano’s Lute”,“Lens Of The World”, & “Tea With The Black Dragon”.

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V) The naturally redheaded (Personality, please) (13 December, 1959) is best known for his role as Brian Keith's 6-year-old nephew, Jody Davis, on “Family Affair” from 1966–1971, originated the role of Scotty Baldwin on “General Hospital” in 1965, played the lead in Hallmark's 1969 “The Littlest Angel”, and portrayed the title character in the 1973 musical version of “Tom Sawyer”. Two of his siblings, Billy and Dora, provided the voices of the rabbits Skippy and Tagalong for Disney's animated film “Robin Hood” in that same year.

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VI) (Personality, please) (13 December, 1958) is the bassist of heavy metal band Slaughter. Before that, he was in 'Vinnie Vincent Invasion' together with bandmate, Mark Slaughter.

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$800 ~ This ruling family of Monaco was deposed during the French Revolution, but regained the throne in 1814
Who were the Grimaldis

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$500 ~ He starred in "Gabriel's Fire" & performs the opening voice-over of "3rd Rock From The Sun"
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$400 ~ When she joined CBS Sports in 1975, this 1971 Miss America became the first female network sportscaster
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$600 ~ In 1967 she succeeded her husband as governor
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$800 ~ This Oscar winner from Georgia reprised her stage role in the 1989 film "Miss Firecracker"
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$1000 ~ This first lady born in Kentucky in 1818 could speak French fluently
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