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Leonard Nimoy made one of his first appearances in what 1952 film, where he played a martian invader named Narab?

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Duke Ellington once called this Canadian jazz pianist “The Maharaja of the Keyboard”. Who was he?

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What New Orleans musician had a hit with the song Java in 1963?

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The movie Groundhog Day was inspired by a book called The Gay Science, written by whom in 1882?

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Juno was the Roman God of weddings, pregnancy, and childbirth. Who was her Greek equivalent?

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What man was Edgar Allan Poe’s literary executor, who attempted to destroy the great writers reputation after Poe’s untimely death?

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20206aThis woman from Arkansas was the first woman elected to serve a full term as a US Senator. Who was she?

 

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What is the tagline for Jaws 19 in the film Back to the Future II (which takes place in 2015)?

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Which member of the Sugar Hill Gang died in November of 2014?

(Had to end the year with a rap question)

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During the Viking festival of Yule, held in December, the Viking God of War with a long white beard would ride his 8-legged horse called Sleipnir across the sky and leave small presents in boots for children who left hay for his horse. Who was this Viking God that many people believe was a precursor to Santa?

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What new film starring Kirk Cameron has recently been voted the worst movie ever on IMDB?

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Miles Davis was born in this Illinois town, which is also home of the Historic Museum of Torture Devices.

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Macy’s gets all of the glory, but the first Thanksgiving Day Parade in a major city in America took place in Philly in 1920. Who sponsored it?

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What man is the co-founder of both PayPal and Tesla Motors?