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# 1: Disney’s One Hundred and One Dalmatians premiered what year?

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One Hundred and One Dalmatians, often abbreviated as 101 Dalmatians, is a 1961 film produced by Walt Disney. It was released in US January 25, 1961.

The story is based on the novel by Dodie Smith.

# 2: What movie about the Vietnam war and with John Wayne in a leading role was released while the war was still going on?

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The Green Berets is an American movie about the Vietnam war. It was released in 1968, the same year as the Tet offensive against the largest cities in South Vietnam. It was produced to present the pro-military position. John Wayne, George Takei, David Janssen, Jim Hutton and Aldo Ray played the leading characters in the movie. John Wayne also directed the movie.

The Deer Hunter was released in 1978. The movie stars Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Savage, John Cazale, Meryl Streep, and George Dzundza.

Platoon is a 1986 movie written and directed by Oliver Stone with Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe and Charlie Sheen in leading roles.

Hamburger Hill was released in 1987 and stars Dylan McDermott, Steven Weber, Courtney B. Vance, Don Cheadle and Michael Boatman.

# 3: 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)

# 4: 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.

# 5: 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.

# 6: Who was the 35th President of United States from 1961 to 1963?

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.

# 7: Who was the first American to win both an Olympic gold medal and a Super Bowl ring?

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At the 1964 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Bob Hayes won a gold medal in the 100m and gold medal in the 4x100 meter relay. The Dallas Cowboys drafted Hayes in the 1964 NFL Draft. He became a Super Bowl champion with Dallas Cowboys in 1972.

# 8: Who had a number one hit in US with Roses Are Red in 1962?

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Bobby Vinton found his first hit single with Roses Are Red (My Love). Vinton had to do his own promotion for the song. He bought one thousand copies and hired a young woman to deliver a copy of the record and a dozen red roses to every local DJ. The song reached number one and spent four weeks at the top position on the Billboard Hot 100. In UK, it reached number 15.

# 9: 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).

# 10: 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.

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