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#190837 Dec 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
XIV) Two recent films in which he has appeared are “Public Enemies”(2009), starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale, and the remake of the 1992 cult classic “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans”(2009), in which he portrays Nicolas Cage's partner, Armand Benoit.(Personality, please)(29 December, 1975) has appeared in past films such as “Soldier's Girl”(2003),“The Faculty”(1998),“In & Out”(1997),“The Cooler”(2003),“Outside Providence”(1999),“John Q”(2002), and “Alpha Dog”(2006). Beginning in April 2009,(Personality, please)(29 December, 1975) appeared as Detective Sammy Bryant in the NBC/TNT television series “Southland”. Another successful role was that of serial killer named Boyd Fowler on the Showtime television series “Dexter”.
Shawn Wayne Hatosy

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#190838 Dec 29, 2012
01) On 30 December, 1853, the United States bought about 45,000 square miles of land from (Country, please) in a deal known as the Gadsden Purchase.
A) Israel
B) Mexico

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#190839 Dec 29, 2012
02) On this date in 1879, Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance" was first performed, at Paignton,(Community, please).
A) Devon, England
B) London, England
C) Tokyo, Japan

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#190840 Dec 29, 2012
03) On this date in 1887, a petition to Queen Victoria with over one million names of women appealing for (Type of Business, please) to be closed on Sundays was handed to the home secretary.

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#190841 Dec 29, 2012
04) On this date in 1919, Lincoln's Inn, in (Community, please), admitted the first female bar student.
A) Devon, England
B) London, England
C) Tokyo, Japan

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#190842 Dec 29, 2012
05) On this date in 1924,(Personality, please) announced the existence of other galactic systems.
<We have a deep-looking satellite/telescope named for him.>

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#190843 Dec 29, 2012
06) On this date in 1927, the first subway in the Orient was dedicated in (Community, please).
A) Devon, England
B) London, England
C) Tokyo, Japan

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#190844 Dec 29, 2012
07) On this date in 1936, the United Auto Workers union staged its first sit-down strike, at the Fisher Body Plant in (Community, please).
A) Miami, Florida
B) Flint, Michigan
C) New York City, New York

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#190845 Dec 29, 2012
08) On this date in 1940, California's first freeway was officially opened. It was the Arroyo Seco Parkway connecting Los Angeles and (Community, please).
<Which little ol’ lady is that?>

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#190846 Dec 29, 2012
09) On this date in 1948, "Kiss Me Kate" opened at the New Century Theatre in (Community, please). Cole Porter composed the music for the classic play that ran for 1,077 performances.
A) Miami, Florida
B) Flint, Michigan
C) New York City, New York

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#190847 Dec 29, 2012
10) On this date in 1953, the first (Artifact, please) went on sale for about $1,175.
<Ooh! I didn’t know her dress was RED!!>

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#190848 Dec 29, 2012
11) On this date in 1954, Pearl Bailey opened on Broadway in the play,“(Title, please)".
<Are those daisies, or roses?>
A) The Chase
B) House of Flowers
C) The Wonderful World of Disney

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#190849 Dec 29, 2012
12) On this date in 1954, James Arness made his dramatic TV debut in "(Title, please)". The "Gunsmoke" series didn’t begin for Arness until the fall of 1955.
<Catch him!>
A) The Chase
B) House of Flowers
C) The Wonderful World of Disney

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#190850 Dec 29, 2012
13) On this date in 1961, Jack Nicklaus lost his first attempt at pro golf to Gary Player in an exhibition match in (Community, please).
A) Miami, Florida
B) Flint, Michigan
C) New York City, New York

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#190851 Dec 29, 2012
14) On this date in 1980, "(Title, please)" was cancelled by NBC after more than 25 years on the TV. It was the longest-running series in prime-time television history.
A) The Chase
B) House of Flowers
C) The Wonderful World of Disney

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#190852 Dec 29, 2012
15) On this date in 1993,(Country, please) and the Vatican established diplomatic relations.
A) Israel
B) Mexico

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#190853 Dec 29, 2012
I) He is best known for his works of fiction, including “The Jungle Book”(a collection of stories which includes "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi"), “Just So Stories”(1902)(1894),“Kim”(190 1)(a tale of adventure), many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888); and his poems, including "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), "The White Man's Burden" (1899) and "If –" (1910).(Personality, please)(30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) is regarded as a major "innovator in the art of the short story"; his children's books are enduring classics of children's literature; and his best works are said to exhibit "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".

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#190854 Dec 29, 2012
II) He was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Taisei Yokusankai, and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan during most of World War II, from 17 October 1941 to 22 July 1944. As Prime Minister, (Personality, please) (30 December 1884 – 23 December 1948) was directly responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to the war between Japan and the United States, although planning for it had begun before he entered office.

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#190855 Dec 29, 2012
III) (Personality, please) (30 December, 1914 – 02 February, 1992) was an American actor, singer, and radio and television announcer, best known for hosting the annual Miss America telecast from 1955 to 1979.

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#190856 Dec 29, 2012
IV) This American television, film, and Broadway actor was known for his starring role as Steve McGarrett in the American television program “Hawaii Five-O” from 1968 to 1980. (Personality, please) (30 December, 1920 – 21 January, 1998) appeared in feature films earlier in his career, among them “Man of the West” (1958). He was the first actor to play recurring character Felix Leiter, in “Dr. No”, the first James Bond film.

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