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# 1: What group peaked at #2 on Billboard Hot 100 in October 1965 with A Lover’s Concerto

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"""A Lover's Concerto is written by American songwriters Sandy Linzer and Denny Randell and recorded in 1965 by The Toys. It peaked at #2 on Billboard Hot 100, the week ending October 30, 1965. """

# 2: 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.

# 3: 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.

# 4: 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.

# 5: 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.

# 6: Can you name the song title from the following lyrics:I was born in a cross-fire hurricane?

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The opening lyrics are:
I was born in a cross-fire hurricane
And I howled at my ma in the driving rain,
But it's all right now, in fact, it's a gas!
But it's all right. Im jumpin jack flash

# 7: The following lyrics are from which famous hit song: All the leaves are brown and the sky is gray?

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California Dreamin is a song by The Mamas & the Papas, first released in 1965.

The lyrics: All the leaves are brown and the sky is gray.

I've been for a walk on a winter's day.

I'd be safe and warm if I was in L.A.

California dreamin' on such a winter's day.

# 8: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 36th Academy Awards (1964). Which film won the Award?

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Tom Jones is a 1963 British film directed by Tony Richardson. It is an adaptation of Henry Fielding's classic novel The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1749). The film stars Albert Finney as Tom Jones. At the 36th Academy Awards (1964) it won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

# 9: Who succeeds Lyndon B. Johnson as the 37th President of the United States of America in January 1969?

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Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States. He succeeded Lyndon B. Johnson and served from 1969 to 1974. He became the first - and only - president to resign the office.

Nixon had previously served as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

# 10: This a detail from a 60s music album recorded by:

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Goodbye (also called Goodbye Cream) is the final studio album by Cream. It was released after Cream disbanded in November 1968. The album reached No. 1 in the United Kingdom and No. 2 in the United States.

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