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# 1: 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.

# 2: The lyrics That when I tell you that I love you, oh / You’re gonna say you love me too, oh are from which Beatles song?

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The line is from I Should Have Known Better, 1964. It was included in the film and album A Hard Day's Night.

# 3: What is the name of the group?

Pleasant Valley Sunday was written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, and recorded by The Monkees in 1967. It peaked at No. 2 in Canada, No. 3 in United States, No. 10 in Australia, and No. 11 in United Kingdom.

# 4: The number one hit The Lions Sleep Tonight (1961) is also known as:

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight was also known as Wimoweh and originally as Mbube.

# 5: Can you name the band these lyrics: I was feeling kinda seasick / But the crowd called out for more?

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We skipped the light fandango
turned cartwheels 'cross the floor
I was feeling kinda seasick
but the crowd called out for more
The room was humming harder
as the ceiling flew away


A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum.

# 6: The Billboard Hot 100 officially began in 1958. Which artist or group topped the first Billboard Hot 100 chart?

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The Hot 100 Era officially began on Monday, August 4, 1958, which would be the week ending August 10. Poor Little Fool recorded by Ricky Nelson was the first number one (two weeks).

Prior to the creation of the Hot 100, Billboard published multiple singles charts each week.

# 7: 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.

# 8: This is the intro to a song recorded by:

Monday, Monday was the Mamas & the Papas' only number-one hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It is written by John Phillips and recorded for their 1966 album If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears.

# 9: Which album came first?

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Elvis Presley topped the U.S. chart with Elvis Is Back in 1960. Please Please Me with The Beatles was released in 1963. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan was also release in 1963 and topped the charts in 1965. A Girl Called Dusty and Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. were released in 1964.

# 10: John F. Kennedy was assassinated while traveling in a motorcade in:

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John F. Kennedy was assassinated while traveling in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas, in November 1963.

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