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

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. It stars Paul Newman and Robert Redford.

# 2: 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.

# 3: Which band had a hit with The House of the Rising Sun in 1964?

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The House of the Rising Sun is the second single by The Animals, released in 1964. It went to the top of the UK pop singles chart in July 1964, reached number 1 on Hot 100 two months later, where it stayed for three weeks. It was The Animals' breakthrough hit in both countries and later became their signature song.

# 4: What is the name of this TV show?

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Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom. It aired for three seasons from 1964 to 1967. The cast included Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Jr., Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer, Russell Johnson, Tina Louise, and Dawn Wells.

# 5: 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.

# 6: Who plays the Bond girl Pussy Galore in Goldfinger (1964)?

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Honor Blackman is a British actress. She plays the Bond girl Pussy Galore in Goldfinger (1964). In the film, she is Goldfinger's personal pilot, and runs Pussy Galore's Flying Circus.

# 7: 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.

# 8: The film and novel Doctor Zhivago is mainly set in which country?

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Doctor Zhivago is a 1965 British-American film directed by David Lean, starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. It is set in Russia and takes place between the Russian Revolution of 1905 and the Civil War.

The film was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including best picture and best director. It film won five Academy Awards:
  • Best Art Direction (John Box, Terence Marsh, Dario Simoni)
  • Best Cinematography (Freddie Young)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay (Robert Bolt)
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Original Score (Maurice Jarre)

# 9: Can you name the song title from the following lyrics: Let me jump in your game.

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The song Hello, I Love You by the Doors starts:
Hello, I love you
Won't you tell me your name?
Hello, I love you
Let me jump in your game.

# 10: This song was the Four Season’s first nationally-released single and their first number one hit on Billboard Hot 100:

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Sherry was the Four Season's first nationally-released single and their first number one hit on Billboard Hot 100 in September, 1962. The band had previously released the single Bermuda in 1961, a song that failed to chart.

Sherry is written by Bob Gaudio.

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