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#190937 Dec 30, 2012
VIII) Throughout his life, this high-flier recorded and released approximately 300 songs, about 200 of which he composed.(Personality, please)(31 December, 1943 – 12 October, 1997)’s music appeared on a variety of charts, including country and western, the Billboard Hot 100, and adult contemporary, in all earning him 12 gold and 4 platinum albums with his signature songs "Take Me Home, Country Roads", "Annie's Song", "Rocky Mountain High", and "Sunshine on My Shoulders”.

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#190938 Dec 30, 2012
IX) He is known for starring as Mohandas Gandhi in the film “Gandhi” in 1982, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. (Personality, please) (31 December 1943) is also known for his performances in the films “Schindler's List” (1993), “Sexy Beast” (2000), and “Hugo” (2011).

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#190939 Dec 30, 2012
X) He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of the smooth-talking Eric "Otter" Stratton in the 1978 comedy “National Lampoon's Animal House”, and the bitter Vice President John Hoynes in the NBC drama,“The West Wing”.(Personality, please)(31 December, 1947) has had a variety of other well-known roles, including providing the voice of the lead character in the cartoon TV program “Jonny Quest”. Look for him, also, in “The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again”(1979).

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#190940 Dec 30, 2012
XI) An American musician,(Personality, please)(31 December, 1951) is best known as the bassist of hard rock band Aerosmith. He has co-written two of Aerosmith's hits, "Sweet Emotion" and "Janie's Got a Gun". He occasionally plays guitar (e.g. "Uncle Salty") and sings backing vocals (e.g. "Love in an Elevator").

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#190941 Dec 30, 2012
XII) Originally a stage actor, he is best known for his roles as Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone's “The Doors”(1991), Doc Holliday in “Tombstone”(1993), and Bruce Wayne/Batman in Joel Schumacher's “Batman Forever”(1995).(Personality, please)(31 December, 1959) became popular in the mid-1980s after a string of appearances in comedy films, starting with “Top Secret!”(1984), then the cult classic “Real Genius”(1985), as well as the blockbuster action films “Top Gun”(1986), and “Willow”(1988).

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#190942 Dec 30, 2012
XIII) This Brazilian race car driver won the 2004 Indy Racing League IndyCar Series championship driving Andretti Green Racing's 7-Eleven sponsored car, winning three times in his Honda-powered Dallara. That season he completed 3,305 laps, making him the first IndyCar Series driver to complete every possible lap in a season. He also led 889 laps in 13 separate races to establish an IndyCar Series record. (Personality, please) (31 December, 1974) is also the only driver to lead the Indianapolis 500 in each of his first seven starts, though he has yet to win this flagship event. He has a total of 14 IRL race victories. He was released from Andretti Autosport in October 2010 after 7-Eleven announced it would not return as his primary sponsor in 2011. After initially signing on with de Ferran Dragon Racing, the team shut down when sponsorship could not be materialized. He has more recently driven the #11 for KV Racing Technology.

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#190943 Dec 30, 2012
XIV) An American singer-songwriter and actor, (Personality, please) (31 December, 1972) is best known as the youngest member of the musical group, “New Kids on the Block”.
andet1987

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#190945 Dec 30, 2012
he won 2 Oscars for Best Actor, now starring in the movie Lincoln

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Terran Empire

#190946 Dec 31, 2012
andet1987 wrote:
he won 2 Oscars for Best Actor, now starring in the movie Lincoln
Who is Daniel Day-Lewis
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#190947 Dec 31, 2012
__________ U.S. PACIFIC DEPENDENCIES __________

In 1986 the Northern Marianas were declared one of these, like Puerto Rico
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#190948 Dec 31, 2012
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Most of the Palmyra Atoll is privately owned by the Fullard-Leo family of this state 1,000 miles away
Alex Trebek

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#190949 Dec 31, 2012
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With no permanent inhabitants, Howland, Baker & Jarvis Islands were once worked for this natural fertilizer
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#190950 Dec 31, 2012
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Lying in the "belt" for these storms in the western Pacific, Guam gets 80" or more of rain each year
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#190951 Dec 31, 2012
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The largest private sector employers in American Samoa are 2 canneries that pack this fish
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#190952 Dec 31, 2012
__________ CONDUCTORS __________

Wilhelm Furtwangler, born in this German capital in 1886, became director of its philharmonic
Alex Trebek

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#190953 Dec 31, 2012
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This Bombay-born maestro is the son of violinist Mehli Mehta
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#190954 Dec 31, 2012
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He was conductor of the New York City Symphony before taking over the New York Philharmonic in 1958
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#190955 Dec 31, 2012
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After 1936 Serge Koussevitzky conducted the Berkshire Music Festival at Tanglewood in this state
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#190956 Dec 31, 2012
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Sir Thomas Beecham introduced this impresario's Ballets Russes to London in 1911

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Manhattan, New York

#190957 Dec 31, 2012
my that's a nice suit Trebek ..... DO THEY MAKE IT FOR MEN !!!!
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Sir Thomas Beecham introduced this impresario's Ballets Russes to London in 1911

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