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# 1: The lyrics Still a man hears what he wants to hear – and disregards the rest were made famous by:

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The song The Boxer by Simon and Garfunkel starts:
I am just a poor boy
Though my story's seldom told
I have squandered my resistance
For a pocket full of mumbles, such are promises
All lies and jests
Still a man hears what he wants to hear
And disregards the rest.

# 2: In 1964, he had two number one hits with There! I’ve Said It Again and Mr. Lonely:

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In 1964, Bobby Vinton had his third number one hit on Billboard Hot 100 with There! I've Said It Again. The song was written and composed by R. Evans and D. Mann. It reached number 34 in UK.

He also had his 4th number one hit on Billboard Hot 100 this year with Mr. Lonely. The song was written by Bobby Vinton and Gene Allen. It was recorded in 1962, but not released on single until 1964. The song did not enter the British charts.

# 3: This is the intro to which song by the Rolling Stones?

Sympathy for the Devil is written by Mick Jagger, but credited to Jagger/Richards. It first appeared as the opening track on the Rolling Stones' 1968 album Beggars Banquet.

# 4: This a detail from a 60s music album recorded by:

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Goodbye (also called Goodbye Cream) is the final studio album by Cream. It was released after Cream disbanded in November 1968. The album reached No. 1 in the United Kingdom and No. 2 in the United States.

# 5: Which album came first?

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Elvis Presley topped the U.S. chart with Elvis Is Back in 1960. Please Please Me with The Beatles was released in 1963. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan was also release in 1963 and topped the charts in 1965. A Girl Called Dusty and Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. were released in 1964.

# 6: The Billboard Hot 100 officially began in 1958. Which artist or group topped the first Billboard Hot 100 chart?

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The Hot 100 Era officially began on Monday, August 4, 1958, which would be the week ending August 10. Poor Little Fool recorded by Ricky Nelson was the first number one (two weeks).

Prior to the creation of the Hot 100, Billboard published multiple singles charts each week.

# 7: Joe Butler, Steve Boone, John Sebastian, and Zal Yanovsky were members of what band?

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Joe Butler, Steve Boone, John Sebastian, and Zal Yanovsky were members of the Lovin' Spoonful, formed in New York City, NY.

# 8: What movie about the Vietnam war and with John Wayne in a leading role was released while the war was still going on?

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The Green Berets is an American movie about the Vietnam war. It was released in 1968, the same year as the Tet offensive against the largest cities in South Vietnam. It was produced to present the pro-military position. John Wayne, George Takei, David Janssen, Jim Hutton and Aldo Ray played the leading characters in the movie. John Wayne also directed the movie.

The Deer Hunter was released in 1978. The movie stars Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Savage, John Cazale, Meryl Streep, and George Dzundza.

Platoon is a 1986 movie written and directed by Oliver Stone with Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe and Charlie Sheen in leading roles.

Hamburger Hill was released in 1987 and stars Dylan McDermott, Steven Weber, Courtney B. Vance, Don Cheadle and Michael Boatman.

# 9: Who plays the Bond girl Honey Ryder in Dr. No (1962)?

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Ursula Andress (Switzerland) was picked for the role as Honey Ryder in Dr. No (1962). She became immensely popular and set the tone for all Bond girls to come.

# 10: This is a detail from movie poster. What is the name of the film?

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. It stars Paul Newman and Robert Redford.

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