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October 10th is Thelonious Monk’s 100th birthday. What studio album did he release in 1963 which featured the songs Tea for Two and Don’t Blame Me?

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In 1980, this artist won the Grammy for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist. No-one else has ever won all four in the same year, before or since. Who was he?

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What country has the oldest continually used national flag?

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What actress starred as Alex in the film Saturn 3?

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On September 13th, 1899, this man became the first person to ever die in an auto accident. Who was he?

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The first self service grocery store opened in Memphis on September 6th, 1916. What was it called?

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Who quit directing The Wizard of Oz so he could direct Gone With the Wind?

 

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What 2007 documentary was about two jump rope teams, the Bouncing Bulldogs and the Double Dutch Forces?

 

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This 2008 film was directed by Oliver Blackburn and starred Sian Breckin, and was about British couples whose Spanish vacation goes horribly wrong. What was it?

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You may be surprised to learn that there is a goddess of snow in Hawaiian mythology. Who is she?

 

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What was the name of America’s first steam powered locomotive, constructed by Peter Cooper in 1830?

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What Russian sport is often considered their national sport, and is very similar to ice hockey?

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What group did the theme song in the original pilot of Friends, which was titled Friends Like Us?

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Who co-wrote the theme songs to Different Strokes, Facts of Life, and the original theme song for the Wheel of Fortune?