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# 1: What hit by Elvis Presley starts with the line: As the snow flies?

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"""In the Ghetto (originally titled """"The Vicious Circle"""") is written by Mac Davis. It was a major comeback hit for Elvis Presley in 1969."""

# 2: This album was recorded by which band?

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Odessey and Oracle is the second studio album by The Zombies. Recorded in 1967 and released on 19 April 1968. The misspelling of odyssey in the title was the result of a mistake by the designer of the LP cover. The album features Time of the Season, which became the Zombies' greatest hit.

# 3: 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.

# 4: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 34th Academy Awards (1962). Which film won the Award?

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West Side Story is a 1961 musical drama directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name. The story is inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.

The film stars Richard Beymer, George Chakiris, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn, and Natalie Wood. The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won 10, including Best Picture.

Some of the songs from the film include Somewhere, Maria, and America. None for nominated for an Award.

# 5: This is a detail from movie poster. Which film is it?

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Blowup, or Blow-Up, is a 1966 British-Italian film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. It is about a fashion photographer who believes he has unwittingly captured a murder on film. It stars David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle, Jane Birkin, Tsai Chin, Peter Bowles, and Gillian Hills as well as sixties model Veruschka.

# 6: According to the Beatles, the girl of Rocky Raccoon’s fancy called herself:

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Rocky Raccoon lyrics:
His rival it seems, had broken his dreams
By stealing the girl of his fancy
Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil
But everyone knew her as Nancy

# 7: George Wallace ran for U.S. President four times. He was Governor of which state?

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George Wallace, Jr. was the 45th Governor of Alabama. He ran for U.S. President four times (three as a Democrat and one on the American Independent Party ticket). On May 15, 1972, he was attacked and shot five times during a campaign. His near assassination effectively ended his campaign and left him paralyzed. He used a wheelchair for the remainder of his life.

# 8: Which event happened first?

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Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space 1961. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 1963. The BBC broadcasts first episode of Doctor Who in 1963. Rolling Stone publishes its first magazine issue in 1967.

# 9: Can you name the song title from the following lyrics:You never close your eyes anymore when I kiss your lips?

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You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' is a song written by Phil Spector, Barry Mann, and Cynthia Weil, and first recorded by the Righteous Brothers in 1964. Opening lyrics are:

You never close your eyes anymore when I kiss your lips
And there's no tenderness like before in your fingertips
You're trying hard not to show it

# 10: Which song by Bobby Vinton was also a minor hit for Tony Bennett in 1951, was the title for a 1986 David Lynch movie, and was featured in a Nivea commercial in the 90s?

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Blue Velvet was written in 1950 by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris. It was a minor hit with Tony Bennett in 1951. A cover by Bobby Vinton in 1963 peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Vinton's version failed to enter the British charts at the time, but a re-release in 1990 peaked at number 2 in UK, after being featured in a Nivea commercial. David Lynch used the title for his 1986 movie Blue Velvet, starring Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper and Laura Dern.

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