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# 1: Who was the President of United States in 1969?

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Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974 when he became the only U.S. president to resign the office.

# 2: In 1962, Duke of Earl was a number one hit on Billboard Hot 100 with:

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Duke of Earl is a 1962 song, recorded by Gene Chandler. It hit the Billboard Hot 100 chart in January, 1962, and reached the number-one on February 17. It was on the number one spot for three weeks.

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

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Ice Station Zebra is a 1968 film directed by John Sturges, starring Rock Hudson, Patrick McGoohan, Ernest Borgnine, and Jim Brown.

# 4: In 1959, he became the second non-American to be named Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated:

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Ingemar Johansson was a Swedish professional boxer who competed from 1952 to 1963. He held the world heavyweight title from 1959 to 1960, and was the fifth heavyweight champion born outside the United States. He was named Sportsman of the Year in 1959.

# 5: Which famous song starts with the line: I see trees of green, red roses too?

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What a Wonderful World is written by Bob Thiele (as George Douglas) and George David Weiss. It was first recorded by Louis Armstrong and released in 1967. The song starts: I see trees of green, red roses too
I see them bloom for me and you
And I think to myself what a wonderful world.

# 6: The lines Looks like nothin’s gonna change / Everything seems to stay the same are from which song?

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(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay is a song co-written by soul singer Otis Redding and guitarist Steve Cropper. It was recorded by Redding twice in 1967, including once just days before his death in a plane crash.

# 7: During a medal award ceremony at the 1968 Summer Olympic two American athletes took a stand for civil rights. After which event?

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Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the gold and bronze medalists in the men's 200 metre race, raised a black-gloved fist as the Star Spangled Banner was played during the ceremony. Peter Norman (Australia), who came second in the 200 metre race, wore an Olympic Project for Human Rights badge during the medal award ceremony.

Jim Hines won gold in the 100 metres. He became the first sprinter to officially break the 10-second barrier in the 100 metres.

# 8: Which actress has a leading role in They Shoot Horses, Don’t They??

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They Shoot Horses, Don't They? is a 1969 American film directed by Sydney Pollack. The story revolves around a group of contestants desperate to win a Depression-era dance marathon. The leading roles are played by Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Bruce Dern, Bonnie Bedelia, and Gig Young.

The film was nominated for nine Academy Awards, but not for Best Picture (a record). The film only won in one category. Gig Young got an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

# 9: Who plays a main role as Bret Maverick in the TV series Maverick?

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Maverick's main cast varied episodically. James Garner plays the role as Bret Maverick for three seasons. The fourth season he is replaced by Roger Moore as Beau Maverick.

Jack Kelly stars as Bart Maverick for five seasons.

# 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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