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# 1: What hit by Elvis Presley starts with the line: As the snow flies?

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"""In the Ghetto (originally titled """"The Vicious Circle"""") is written by Mac Davis. It was a major comeback hit for Elvis Presley in 1969."""

# 2: What is the name of the main character, played by Audrey Hepburn, in My Fair Lady?

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My Fair Lady is a 1964 American musical film directed by George Cukor. It is adaptation of the musical of the same name, which originally was based on the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw.

Audrey Hepburn plays the main character, Eliza Doolittle, a poor Cockney flower seller in Edwardian London.

At the 37th Academy Awards (1965), My Fair Lady won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Director. Audrey Hepburn was not nominated for an Award.

# 3: All of the following artists performed at the Woodstock festival in 1969, except:

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Frank Zappa turned down the invitation to the Woodstock Music and Art Fair.

# 4: Between 1958 and 1961, Steve McQueen played the role as bounty hunter Josh Randall in which TV series?

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Wanted: Dead or Alive is an American Western television series starring Steve McQueen as the bounty hunter Josh Randall. It aired on CBS for three seasons between 1958 and 1961.

# 5: All of these songs are officially written and composed by Lennon-McCartney, except:

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All of these songs are from Beatles For Sale and officially written and composed by Lennon-McCartney except Words of Love, which is written and composed by Buddy Holly.

# 6: 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.

# 7: According to the Beatles, the girl of Rocky Raccoon’s fancy called herself:

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Rocky Raccoon lyrics:
His rival it seems, had broken his dreams
By stealing the girl of his fancy
Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil
But everyone knew her as Nancy

# 8: Christiaan Barnard performed the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant in what year?

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Christiaan Barnard was a South African cardiac surgeon who performed the first successful human-to-human heart transplant. The transplant operation took place on 3 December 1967, in an operation lasting nine hours and using a team of thirty people, including Barnard's brother, Marius Barnard.

# 9: The lyrics That when I tell you that I love you, oh / You’re gonna say you love me too, oh are from which Beatles song?

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The line is from I Should Have Known Better, 1964. It was included in the film and album A Hard Day's Night.

# 10: Who plays the leading role as Gloria Wandrous in BUtterfield 8 (1960)?

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BUtterfield 8 is a 1960 drama film directed by Daniel Mann. The film stars Elizabeth Taylor and Laurence Harvey. Elizabeth Taylor was 28 years old and won her first Academy Award in the category Best Actress in a leading role.

The capitalized 'B' and 'U' in the title derives from the pattern of old telephone exchange names in the United States and Canada.

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