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# 1: The Reprise record label was founded in 1960 by:

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Reprise Records was formed in 1960 by Frank Sinatra. The first album Sinatra released on Reprise was Ring-a-Ding-Ding!

The Beach Boys, Ella Fitzgerald, The Kinks and Jimi Hendrix are some artists that later released the records on the Reprise label.

# 2: Listen to the clip. This is a recording by:

A World Without Love was recorded by the English duo Peter and Gordon. It was their first single and written by Paul McCartney. It topped the charts in both United Kingdom and United States.

# 3: 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.

# 4: 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.

# 5: This is the intro to a song recorded by:

Monday, Monday was the Mamas & the Papas' only number-one hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It is written by John Phillips and recorded for their 1966 album If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears.

# 6: Marilyn Monroe stars in which of these films?

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Some Like It Hot is a 1959 American film directed by Billy Wilder. It stars Marilyn Monroe as Sugar Kowalczyk, a ukulele player and singer. Tony Curtis plays Joe (Josephine) and Jack Lemmon plays the role as Jerry (Daphne). Joe and Jerry accidentally witness the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre and are forced to run for their lives. Disguised as women and calling themselves Josephine and Daphne, the join Sweet Sue and her Society Syncopators, an all-female band headed to Miami.

Billy Wilder was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Director and Jack Lemmon was nominated in the category Best Actor. Neither won an award.

# 7: The number one hit The Lions Sleep Tonight (1961) is also known as:

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight was also known as Wimoweh and originally as Mbube.

# 8: Which Irish author was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature?

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Samuel Beckett was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature for his writing, which - in new forms for the novel and drama - in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation. Beckett lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. He is perhaps most famous for his play Waiting for Godot.

The Nobel Prize in literature has not been awarded to James Joyce, C. S. Lewis, or Brian Moore.

# 9: Can you name the band these lyrics: I was feeling kinda seasick / But the crowd called out for more?

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We skipped the light fandango
turned cartwheels 'cross the floor
I was feeling kinda seasick
but the crowd called out for more
The room was humming harder
as the ceiling flew away


A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum.

# 10: This is the cover of which famous album by Bob Dylan?

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Bringing It All Back Home is the fifth studio album by Bob Dylan, released in 1965.

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