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# 1: 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.

# 2: What are the opening lyrics for Bob Dylan’s Like A Rolling Stone?

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The song Like A Rolling Stonestarts:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you?
People'd call, say, Beware doll, you're bound to fall
You thought they were all kiddin' you
You used to laugh about
Everybody that was hangin' out...

# 3: What 1968 hit starts with the line: See the tree, how big it’s grown?

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Honey by Bobby Goldsboro was a number one hit in U.S. and a number 2 hit on the British charts. The song starts:

See the tree, how big it's grown
But friend it hasn't been too long, it wasn't big
I laughed at her and she got mad
The first day that she planted it, was just a twig


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: The epic American movie How the West Was Won premiered in what year?

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How the West Was Won is a 1963 American Metrocolor epic-Western film. It follows four generations of a family 1839 - 1889.

It was one of only two dramatic feature films made using the three-strip Cinerama process.

The music for the film was composed and conducted by Alfred Newman, who got nominated for an Oscar, but lost to the film Tom Jones. The film won the Academy Awards in three categories, Best Writing, Story and Screenplay (Written Directly for the Screen), Best Film Editing, and Best Sound.

Many of the greatest actors of the time appeared in the film, including: Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart, Eli Wallach, John Wayne, and Richard Widmark.

# 5: Which author was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1964, but refused it?

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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 Henri Troyat or Anton Chekhov. Ernest Hemingway was awarded the prize in 1954.

# 6: What was the name of the first film The Beatles made?

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A Hard Day's Night is a 1964 British film directed by Richard Lester. The film portrays several days in the lives of the Beatles. Lester is also known for his work on the Superman film series in the 1980s.

A Hard Day's Night stars John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Wilfrid Brambell plays the role as John McCartney, Paul McCartney's Grandfather. Pattie Boyd, Prudence Bury, and Phil Collins appear in uncredited roles.

# 7: This is a 1967 hit by:

This Is My Song is a song written by Charlie Chaplin in 1966 and performed by Petula Clark.

# 8: 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

# 9: The A&M record label was founded in 1962 by:

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A&M Records was founded as an independent record label by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss in 1962.

# 10: 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.

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