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#189463 Dec 19, 2012
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10) On this date in 1961, "(Title, please)" opened in New York City, New York.
<The results of war.>
A) A Christmas Carol
B) Judgment At Nuremberg
C) The Music Man
D) Titanic
10) On this date in 1961, "Judgment At Nuremberg" opened in New York City, New York.

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#189464 Dec 19, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
11) On this date in 1972, Apollo (Number, please!) splashed down in the Pacific, ending the Apollo program of manned lunar landings.
11) On this date in 1972, Apollo 17 splashed down in the Pacific, ending the Apollo program of manned lunar landings.

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#189465 Dec 19, 2012
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12) On this date in 1979, ESPN televised its first NHL game. The teams were the Washington Capitals and the (Sports Organization, please).
A) Hartford Whales
B) Nittany Lions
C) Quebec Bulldogs
12) On this date in 1979, ESPN televised its first NHL game. The teams were the Washington Capitals and the Hartford Whales.

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#189466 Dec 19, 2012
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13) On this date in 1984,(Personality, please), 23, of the Edmonton Oilers, became only the 18th player in the National Hockey League (NHL) to score more than 1,000 points.
<He’s gr-re-ea-at!>
A) Wayne Gretsky
B) Bo Jackson
C) Albert L. Jones
D) Robert Ripley
13) On this date in 1984, Wayne Gretsky, 23, of the Edmonton Oilers, became only the 18th player in the National Hockey League (NHL) to score more than 1,000 points.

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#189467 Dec 19, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
14) On this date in 1990,(Personality, please)(Los Angeles Raiders) became the first athlete to be chosen for All Star Games in two sports.
A) Wayne Gretsky
B) Bo Jackson
C) Albert L. Jones
D) Robert Ripley
14) On this date in 1990, Bo Jackson (Los Angeles Raiders) became the first athlete to be chosen for All Star Games in two sports.

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#189468 Dec 19, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
15) On this date in 1997, "(Title, please)" opened in American movie theaters.
<Just sailin’ along!>
A) A Christmas Carol
B) Judgment At Nuremberg
C) The Music Man
D) Titanic
15) On this date in 1997, "Titanic" opened in American movie theaters.

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#189469 Dec 19, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) An English rear-admiral and Arctic explorer,(Personality, please)(19 December, 1790 – 09 July, 1855) in 1827 attempted one of the earliest expeditions to the North Pole. He reached 82°45' North latitude, setting the record for human exploration farthest North that stood for nearly five decades before being surpassed at 83°20'26"; by Albert Hastings Markham in 1875–1876.
Sir William Edward Parry

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#189470 Dec 19, 2012
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II) She was one of the leading American actresses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. She also spearheaded the fight against the Theatrical Syndicate for the sake of artistic freedom.(Personality, please)(19 December, 1865 – 15 February, 1932) was widely considered the most important actress on the American stage in the first quarter of the 20th century. Her performances in several Henrik Ibsen plays widely introduced American audiences to the Norwegian playwright.
Minnie Maddern Fiske [Marie Augusta Davey]

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#189471 Dec 19, 2012
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III) An English actor, one of a group of theatrical knights of the mid-20th century who, though more closely associated with the stage, also appeared in several classic films. He first became known for his work on stage in the 1930s. In the 1940s, together with Laurence Olivier,(Personality, please)(19 December, 1902 – 10 October ,1983) ran the Old Vic Company. He continued on stage and in films into the early 1980s and was especially praised for his comedic roles. In his later years he was celebrated for his theatre work with his old friend John Gielgud. Among his most famous roles were “Peer Gynt”, Falstaff, John Gabriel Borkman, and Hirst in Pinter's “No Man's Land”.
Sir Ralph David Richardson

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#189472 Dec 19, 2012
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IV) He was the General Secretary of the Central Committee (CC) of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), presiding over the country from 1964 until his death in 1982. His eighteen-year term as General Secretary was second only to that of Joseph Stalin in length. He presided over the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia to stop the Prague Spring. During (Personality, please)(19 December, 1906 – 10 November, 1982)'s rule, the global influence of the Soviet Union grew dramatically, in part because of the expansion of the Soviet military during this time, but his tenure as leader has often been criticised for marking the beginning of a period of economic stagnation in which serious economic problems were overlooked, problems which eventually led to the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Leonid Brezhnev

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#189473 Dec 19, 2012
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V) A French singer and cultural icon,(Personality, please)(19 December 1915 – 11 October 1963) became widely regarded as France's national popular singer, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars. Her singing reflected her life, with her specialty being ballads. Among her songs are "La Vie en rose" (1946), "Non, je ne regrette rien" (1960), "Hymne à l'amour" (1949), "Milord" (1959), "La Foule" (1957), "l'Accordéoniste" (1955), and "Padam... Padam..." (1951).
Edith Piaf [Edith Giovanna Gassion]

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#189474 Dec 19, 2012
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XIII) An American actor,(Personality, please)(19 December, 1960) is best known for his role as the youngest brother Bobby Brady on "The Brady Bunch" from 1969 until 1974.
Who is Michael Lookinland

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#189475 Dec 19, 2012
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VI) This American country music singer is famous for his humorous novelty songs, his small size, 4'11" (150 cm), and his rhinestone-studded outfits.(Personality, please)(19 December, 1920) has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1948 and a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame since 1983.
James Cecil “Little Jimmy” Dickens

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#189476 Dec 19, 2012
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VII) This racing driver hailed from Zarate, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He participated in 11 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on July 1, 1951. He achieved 2 podiums, and scored a total of 8 17 championship points.(Personality, please)(19 December, 1923 – 31 July, 1954) was killed on July 31, 1954 during practice for the 1954 German Grand Prix, becoming the first driver to be fatally injured at a World Championship Grand Prix.
Onofre Agustin Marimon

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#189477 Dec 19, 2012
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XII) He played the starring roles in the television series “Vega$”(1978–1981) and “Spenser: For Hire”(1985–1988).(Personality, please)(19 December, 1946 – 16 April, 2002) also appeared in other television series over the years including:“Kung Fu”(1972),“S.W.A.T.”(1975),“So ap”(1977), and “The Lazarus Man”(1996), as well as in several feature films including “Turk 182!”(1985),“The Ice Pirates”(1984), and “Magnum Force”(1973).
Who is Robert Urich

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#189478 Dec 19, 2012
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VIII) A Canadian professional hockey player, he played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1945 until 1969.(Personality, please)(19 December, 1924 – 26 December, 1989) is widely regarded as one of the greatest defencemen to ever play the game, winning the James Norris Memorial Trophy as the league's top defenceman on seven occasions.
Douglas Norman “Doug” Harvey

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#189479 Dec 19, 2012
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IX) An American screenwriter and playwright,(Personality, please)(19 December, 1929 – 12 October, 1982) is best known for writing “The Great White Hope”.“The Great White Hope” enjoyed both a successful run on Broadway (1967) and, as a film adaptation (1970), in movie theaters. James Earl Jones and Jane Alexander both starred in the original Arena Stage production of the play in Washington, DC, then brought their roles to Broadway and later to the film version. Both Jones and Alexander received Academy Award nominations for their work in the movie.
Howard [Oliver] Sackler

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#189480 Dec 19, 2012
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X) A successful stage actress,(Personality, please)(19 December, 1933) is also known for her Oscar-nominated role in the film “Sounder”(1972) and the television movies “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman”(1974), and “Roots”(1977). Look for her, also in “Fried Green Tomatoes”(1991).
Cicely Tyson

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#189481 Dec 19, 2012
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XI) A former Major League Baseball right fielder, he is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.(Personality, please)(19 December, 1934) played his entire 22-year baseball career with the Detroit Tigers. Immediately after retiring from playing, he became the Tigers' TV color commentator, a position he held until 2002. He still works for the Tigers as a front office official. Because of his lengthy career and longtime association with the Tigers organization, his nickname is "Mr. Tiger". For most of his career, he played in the outfield, mainly as a right fielder, where he was known for his strong throwing arm. Near the end of his career, he also played as first baseman and, in his last season, was the Tigers' designated hitter.
Who was Alkaline

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#189482 Dec 19, 2012
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XI) A former Major League Baseball right fielder, he is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.(Personality, please)(19 December, 1934) played his entire 22-year baseball career with the Detroit Tigers. Immediately after retiring from playing, he became the Tigers' TV color commentator, a position he held until 2002. He still works for the Tigers as a front office official. Because of his lengthy career and longtime association with the Tigers organization, his nickname is "Mr. Tiger". For most of his career, he played in the outfield, mainly as a right fielder, where he was known for his strong throwing arm. Near the end of his career, he also played as first baseman and, in his last season, was the Tigers' designated hitter.
Albert William "Al" Kaline

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