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# 1: Who plays Cleopatra in the 1963 movie directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz?

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Cleopatra is a 1963 epic film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Adjusted for inflation, it is one of the most expensive films ever made, partly because production troubles. The film nearly bankrupted 20th Century Fox. Elizabeth Taylor plays the title role as Cleopatra, Richard Burton plays Mark Antony, and Rex Harrison plays Julius Caesar.

Cleopatra was nominated for nine Academy Awards, and won four.

# 2: Julie Andrews appears in all of these movies, except:

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Julie Andrews plays a role in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), Mary Poppins (1964), and Sound of Music (1965). She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her performance in all three movies and won the award for Mary Poppins and Sound of Music.

The mani character in My Fair Lady (1964) is played by Audrey Hepburn.

# 3: Who had a number one hit with Teen Angel on Billboard Hot 100 in 1960?

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Teen Angel reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 (February 1960) and number 37 in the UK Singles Chart (even though it was banned from being played by the BBC). It was originally recorded Mark Dinning from Oklahoma, USA. The song was by written by Dinning's sister Jean and her husband Red Surrey.

# 4: George Wallace ran for U.S. President four times. He was Governor of which state?

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George Wallace, Jr. was the 45th Governor of Alabama. He ran for U.S. President four times (three as a Democrat and one on the American Independent Party ticket). On May 15, 1972, he was attacked and shot five times during a campaign. His near assassination effectively ended his campaign and left him paralyzed. He used a wheelchair for the remainder of his life.

# 5: Can you name the song title from the following lyrics:You never close your eyes anymore when I kiss your lips?

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You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' is a song written by Phil Spector, Barry Mann, and Cynthia Weil, and first recorded by the Righteous Brothers in 1964. Opening lyrics are:

You never close your eyes anymore when I kiss your lips
And there's no tenderness like before in your fingertips
You're trying hard not to show it

# 6: Can you name the song title from the following lyrics: Let me jump in your game.

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The song Hello, I Love You by the Doors starts:
Hello, I love you
Won't you tell me your name?
Hello, I love you
Let me jump in your game.

# 7: 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.

# 8: Who played the leading role in the 1960 movie Spartacus?

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Spartacus is an American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas as the rebellious slave.

# 9: Which actress was awarded two Academy Awards in the category Best Actress in a leading role during the 60s?

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Elizabeth Taylor was awarded two Academy Awards during the sixties.

She won her first Academy Award in the category Best Actress for her leading role as Gloria Wandrous in BUtterfield 8, a drama film directed by Daniel Mann.

At the 39th Academy Awards in 1967, she won her second Award for her role as Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

Katharine Hepburn also won two awards in category Best Actress during the sixties: 1968 for her role as Christina Drayton in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) and 1969 for her role as Eleanor of Aquitaine in The Lion in Winter (1968). Hepburn's award 1969 was shared with Barbra Streisand (Funny Girl).

Anne Bancroft had three nominations and won one Award during the sixties. Faye Dunaway and Jane Fonda had one nomination each.

# 10: This song was the Four Season’s first nationally-released single and their first number one hit on Billboard Hot 100:

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Sherry was the Four Season's first nationally-released single and their first number one hit on Billboard Hot 100 in September, 1962. The band had previously released the single Bermuda in 1961, a song that failed to chart.

Sherry is written by Bob Gaudio.

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