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#191057 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
X) In 1951 his novel ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ was an immediate popular success. His depiction of adolescent alienation and loss of innocence in the protagonist Holden Caulfield was influential, especially among adolescent readers.(Personality, please)(01 January, 1919 – 27 January, 2010) followed ‘Catcher’ with a short story collection,‘Nine Stories’(1953), a volume containing a novella and a short story,‘Franny and Zooey’(1961), and a volume containing two novellas,‘Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters’, and ‘Seymour: An Introduction’(1963).
J. D. Salinger

“Be American Buy American”

Since: Apr 08

Big Rock Candy Mtn.

#191058 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) She (01 January, 1752 – 30 January, 1836) is widely credited with making the first American flag.
Betsy Ross.

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#191060 Jan 1, 2013
x-pitcher wrote:
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There are so many that this could be. Every one that I've thought of is really close in the dates. I've checked out all I could think of and I know I will know the fighter when I see it, but can't come up with the correct one.
Rocky Graziano

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#191061 Jan 1, 2013
x-pitcher wrote:
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J. D. Salinger
GOLD Star!

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#191062 Jan 1, 2013
Crazy Uncle wrote:
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Betsy Ross.
Gold STAR!

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#191063 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
01) On 01 January, 1808, a law prohibiting the importation of (Specify, please) into the United States went into effect.
<Most were from Africa.>
01) On 01 January, 1808, a law prohibiting the importation of slaves into the United States went into effect.

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#191064 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
02) On this date in 1892 the Ellis Island Immigrant Station opened in (Community, please).
<It’s a wonderful town!>
02) On this date in 1892 the Ellis Island Immigrant Station opened in New York City, New York.

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#191065 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
03) On this date in 1898 New York City was consolidated into five buroughs — Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan,(Specify, please), Staten Island.
03) On this date in 1898 New York City was consolidated into five buroughs — Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island.

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#191066 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
04) On this date in 1901 the Commonwealth of (Country, please) was proclaimed.
<Put another shrimp on the barbie, won’t ya, Mate.>
A) Australia
B) Canada
C) China
D) Italy
E) Slovakia
04) On this date in 1901 the Commonwealth of Australia was proclaimed.

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#191067 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
05) On this date in 1958, treaties establishing the European Economic Community went into effect. Member states include Belgium, France, West Germany,(Country, please), Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
A) Australia
B) Canada
C) China
D) Italy
E) Slovakia
05) On this date in 1958, treaties establishing the European Economic Community went into effect. Member states include Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.

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#191068 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
06) On this date in 1979, the United States and (Country, please) established diplomatic relations.
<smash!>
A) Australia
B) Canada
C) China
D) Italy
E) Slovakia
06) On this date in 1979, the United States and China established diplomatic relations.

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#191069 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
07) On this date in 1984 AT&T was divested of its 22 (Specify, please) companies under terms of an antitrust agreement.
<Ding, dong!>
07) On this date in 1984 AT&T was divested of its 22 Bell System companies under terms of an antitrust agreement.

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#191070 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
08) On this date in 1993 Czechoslovakia peacefully split into two new countries, the Czech Republic and (Country, please).
A) Australia
B) Canada
C) China
D) Italy
E) Slovakia
08) On this date in 1993 Czechoslovakia peacefully split into two new countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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#191071 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
09) On this date in 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect across (Country, please), Mexico, and the United States.
A) Australia
B) Canada
C) China
D) Italy
E) Slovakia
09) On this date in 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect across Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

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#191072 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1999,(Currency, please) became the official currency of 11 European countries.
10) On this date in 1999, the Euro became the official currency of 11 European countries.

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#191073 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) She (01 January, 1752 – 30 January, 1836) is widely credited with making the first American flag.
Betsy Ross [Elizabeth Griscom]

Since: Oct 07

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#191074 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
II) His most famous work,‘The Golden Bough’(1890), documents and details similar magical and religious beliefs across the globe.(Personality, please)(01 January 1854 – 07 May, 1941) posited that human belief progressed through three stages: primitive magic, replaced by religion, in turn replaced by science.
Sir James George Frazer

Since: Oct 07

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#191075 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
III) This American photographer and modern art promoter was instrumental over his fifty-year career in making photography an accepted art form. In addition to his photography,(Personality, please)(01 January, 1864 – 13 July, 1946) is known for the New York art galleries that he ran in the early part of the 20th century, where he introduced many avant-garde European artists to the U.S. He was married to painter Georgia O'Keeffe.
Alfred Stieglitz

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#191076 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) A British neurologist and psychoanalyst, he was also Sigmund Freud’s official biographer.(Personality, please)(01 January 1879 – 11 February 1958) was the first English-speaking practitioner of psychoanalysis and became its leading exponent in the English-speaking world where, as President of both the British Psycho-Analytical Society and the International Psychoanalytic Association in the 1920s and 1930s, he exercised a formative influence in the establishment of its organisations, institutions and publications.
[Albert] Ernest Jones

Since: Oct 07

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#191077 Jan 1, 2013
Fifth Generation wrote:
V) A pioneering Hungarian American motion picture executive of Jewish descent, he founded the __ Film Corporation in 1915 and the __ West Coast Theatres chain in the 1920s. Although in 1936,(Personality, please)(January 1, 1879 - May 8, 1952) sold his interest in these companies to settle bankruptcy, his name lives on in the names of various media ventures, most notably the __ Broadcasting Company and 20th Century/__.
William Fox [Wilhelm Fuchs]

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