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# 1: Which TV series is set in the fictional small community of Mayberry, North Carolina?

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The Andy Griffith Show is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from October 3, 1960, to April 1, 1968. The show originally starred Andy Griffith in the role of Andy Taylor, the widowered sheriff of the fictional small community of Mayberry, North Carolina.

# 2: Who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1964?

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Jean-Paul Sartre was awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature for his work which, rich in ideas and filled with the spirit of freedom and the quest for truth, has exerted a far-reaching influence on our age. Sartre refused to accept the prize.

Sartre was a key figure in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology.

The Nobel Prize in literature has not been awarded to Marguerite Duras, Douglas Adams, or Mikhail Bulgakov.

# 3: This intro is recorded by:

This is the Bobby Goldsboro version of Honey. Honey is written by Bobby Russell. He first produced it with former Kingston Trio member Bob Shane. Then he gave it to American singer Bobby Goldsboro, who recorded it for his 1968 album of the same name.

# 4: 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

# 5: Who succeeds Lyndon B. Johnson as the 37th President of the United States of America in January 1969?

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Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States. He succeeded Lyndon B. Johnson and served from 1969 to 1974. He became the first - and only - president to resign the office.

Nixon had previously served as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

# 6: 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.

# 7: Midnight Ride is the fifth studio album by which group?

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Midnight Ride is the fifth studio album by American group Paul Revere & the Raiders. It was released by Columbia Records (CS 9308) in 1966. It peaked at #9 on U.S. Billboard 200.

# 8: This is a detail from movie poster. Which film is it?

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Blowup, or Blow-Up, is a 1966 British-Italian film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. It is about a fashion photographer who believes he has unwittingly captured a murder on film. It stars David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle, Jane Birkin, Tsai Chin, Peter Bowles, and Gillian Hills as well as sixties model Veruschka.

# 9: Which band had a hit with Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood in 1965?

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Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood is a song originally written for Nina Simone, who first recorded it in 1964. Since then, it has been covered by many artists, most notably by The Animals, whose blues rock version of the song became a transatlantic hit in 1965.

# 10: I’m Gonna Make You Mine is a 1969 hit with:

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I'm Gonna Make You Mine is a song by Lou Christie. It spent 12 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at No. 10. In UK it reached No. 2 on the UK Singles Chart.

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