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# 1: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 40th Academy Awards (1968). Which film won the Award?

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In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 drama film directed by Norman Jewison. The film stars Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, and Warren Oates. At the 40th Academy Awards (1968), it won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

# 2: Which event happened first?

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German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany), started building the Berlin Wall on 13 August 1961. Harold Wilson becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 1964. The Prague Spring began in 1968. Muammar Gaddafi overthrows monarchy in Libya in 1969.

# 3: This hit song is recorded by:

Tired of Waiting for You is a 1965 hit by the Kinks. It topped the charts in U.K. and peaked at No. 6 on Billboard Hot 100.

# 4: This intro is recorded by:

God Only Knows is written by Brian Wilson and Tony Asher. It was released in 1966 as the eighth track on the Beach Boys' album Pet Sounds.

# 5: 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.

# 6: 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.

# 7: What annual event was originally proposed by peace activist John McConnell in 1969?

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Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22. It was first celebrated in 1970 after a proposal by peace activist John McConnell at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco in 1969. After the proposal the Earth Day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson.

# 8: Robby Krieger, John Densmore, Jim Morrison, and Ray Manzarek formed which band in the sixties?

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Doors were formed in 1965, United States, and disbanded in 1973. Members were Robby Kriege, John Densmore, Ray Manzarek, Pat Sullivan (1965), and Jim Morrison (1965-71).

# 9: In 1969, Phil Esposito was awarded for being the leading scorer during the regular season. In which sport?

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Phil Esposito is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played 18 seasons in NHL for the Chicago Black Hawks, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers. In 1969, he received the Art Ross Memorial Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer during the regular season. He was also awarded Hart Memorial Trophy for the NHL's most valuable player.

# 10: This is a 1967 hit by:

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

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