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# 1: The epic American movie How the West Was Won premiered in what year?

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How the West Was Won is a 1963 American Metrocolor epic-Western film. It follows four generations of a family 1839 - 1889.

It was one of only two dramatic feature films made using the three-strip Cinerama process.

The music for the film was composed and conducted by Alfred Newman, who got nominated for an Oscar, but lost to the film Tom Jones. The film won the Academy Awards in three categories, Best Writing, Story and Screenplay (Written Directly for the Screen), Best Film Editing, and Best Sound.

Many of the greatest actors of the time appeared in the film, including: Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart, Eli Wallach, John Wayne, and Richard Widmark.

# 2: What are the opening lyrics for Bob Dylan’s Like A Rolling Stone?

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The song Like A Rolling Stonestarts:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you?
People'd call, say, Beware doll, you're bound to fall
You thought they were all kiddin' you
You used to laugh about
Everybody that was hangin' out...

# 3: Who plays Cleopatra in the 1963 movie directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz?

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Cleopatra is a 1963 epic film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Adjusted for inflation, it is one of the most expensive films ever made, partly because production troubles. The film nearly bankrupted 20th Century Fox. Elizabeth Taylor plays the title role as Cleopatra, Richard Burton plays Mark Antony, and Rex Harrison plays Julius Caesar.

Cleopatra was nominated for nine Academy Awards, and won four.

# 4: Which album came first?

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Elvis Presley's Pot Luck was released in 1962. The Four Seasons - Rag Doll was released in 1964. The Supremes' Where Did Our Love Go is a 1964 album. The Beatles - Help! was released in 1965.

# 5: 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.

# 6: 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.

# 7: This a detail from a sixties music album released by:

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Smiley Smile is the 12th studio album by the Beach Boys, released in 1967. The album peaked at number 9 on UK record charts, but didn't do very well in U.S., reaching only number 41.

# 8: The Misfits was the last film to cast these two film stars:

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The Misfits is a 1961 American film directed by John Huston. The screenplay is by Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe's husband at the time. Shortly before the film's premiere in 1961, the pair divorced. Besides Monroe, the film stars Clark Gable, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter and Eli Wallach.

The Misfits would be the last film of both Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe. Gable died November 16, 1960, soon after filming was completed. Monroe did not complete any more movies and died the following year.

# 9: This song, recorded by Tommy Roe and written by Roe and Freddy Weller, became a number one hit in 1969:

Dizzy is a number one hit originally recorded by Tommy Roe. It topped the Billboard Hot from the week ending March 15 until April 5 in 1969. The song also topped the charts in Canada and U.K.

# 10: Audrey Hepburn has a leading role in three of these movies. In which one does she NOT appear?

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Bus Stop is a 1956 American film directed by Joshua Logan and with Marilyn Monroe as the leading star. She was nominated for an Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Comedy or Musical).

In My Fair Lady, Audrey Hepburn plays Eliza Doolittle against Rex Harrison as Professor Henry Higgins. The film won 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. Audrey Hepburn was not nominated for an Award.

In Wait Until Dark (1967), a thriller film directed by Terence Young, Audrey Hepburn plays a young blind woman. She got nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, but the Award was won by Katharine Hepburn.

In The Nun's Story, Hepburn plays Sister Luke (Gabrielle Van Der Mal). The film was nominated for several Academy Awards including Best Actress in a Leading Role (Audrey Hepburn). This time Hepburn was defeated by Simone Signoret, who won the Award for her role in Room at the Top.

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