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One of the most famous child stars of the 1930s, which American film actress died in February of 2014 at the age of 85?
a. Shirley Temple
b. Lauren Bacall
c. Debbie Reynolds
d. Judy Garland
Shirley Temple - Shirley ranks 18th on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest female American screen legends of all time.
The first artist to surpass 70 million digital sales, in June of 2014 the Recording Industry Association of America named which artist as its highest-selling digital act of all-time?
a. Lady Gaga
b. Miley Cyrus
d. Katy Perry
Katy Perry - As a teenager, Katy pursued a career in gospel music.
Starring Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde, which romantic drama movie is a remake of Franco Zeffirelli's 1981 film of the same name?
a. Endless Love
b. The Monuments Men
c. Winter's Tale
d. About Last Night
Endless Love - Released in February of 2014, the film received mostly negative reviews from film critics.
Lawyers representing the deceased Spirit guitarist Randy California claimed that the classic-rock band Led Zeppelin stole the intro for one of their 1971 hits from Spirit's 1968 song "Taurus". Which song?
a. Stairway to Heaven
b. Black Dog
d. Whole Lotta Love
Stairway to Heaven - The legal case was initiated in May of 2014.
After being on the air for more than 50 years, which well-known American broadcast journalist said goodbye to "The View" on May 16, 2014?
a. Joan Rivers
b. Barbara Walters
c. Jane Fonda
d. Diane Sawyer
Barbara Walters - Barbara began her career on 'The Today Show' in 1962.
In May of 2014, which U.S. based TV product pitchman was sentenced to ten years in prison for repeatedly flouting court orders to pay a massive $3.6 million fine over his fraudulent infomercials?
a. Robert Barefoot
b. George Foreman
c. Kevin Trudeau
d. Mark Dice
Kevin Trudeau - Trudeau has a history of fraud that goes back to his first conviction in 1984.
Held in February of 2014, how many gold medals did the United States win at the Sochi Olympics?
9 - United States also won 7 silver and 12 bronze for a total of 28 medals.
Hosted by Blake Sheldon and Luke Bryan, who won "Entertainer of the Year" at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards held in April of 2014?
a. Tim McGraw
b. Randy Travis
c. Alan Jackson
d. George Strait
George Strait - George is known as the 'King of Country'.
After being told, "You are too good at the game," which actor was banned from playing blackjack at the Hard Rock casino in Las Vegas in May of 2014?
a. George Clooney
b. Ben Stiller
c. Ben Affleck
d. Matt Damon
Ben Affleck - Ben owns a film production company named Pearl Street Films with Matt Damon.
Whose "Bangerz" tour was featured with a two-hour NBC TV special on July 6, 2014?
a. Lady Gaga
b. Miley Cyrus
c. Selena Gomez
Miley Cyrus - As of 2014, Cyrus has had five non-consecutive number-one albums on the U.S. Billboard 200.
Known for her role as the maid on the TV show "The Brady Bunch," who passed away on May 1st 2014 at the age of 88?
a. Maureen McCormick
b. Florence Henderson
c. Susan Olsen
d. Ann B. Davis
Ann B. Davis - Ann's first success was achieved with her role in the comedy 'The Bob Cummings Show'.
Reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in May 2014, who recorded the song "All of Me"?
a. Bruno Mars
b. John Legend
c. John Mayer
d. Pharrell Williams
John Legend - According to Legend, the song is a dedication to his wife Chrissy Teigen.
Starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, which movie features Lt. Col. Bill Cage, an officer caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race?
a. Guardians of the Galaxy
b. 22 Jump Street
c. Ender's Game
d. Edge of Tomorrow
Edge of Tomorrow - Based on the novel 'All You Need Is Kill' by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, the film was released in North America on June 6, 2014.
After rocking out with the band KISS, who won season 13 of American Idol in May of 2014?
a. Ben Briley
b. Jena Irene
c. Caleb Johnson
d. Sam Woolf
Caleb Johnson - Jena Irene was the runner-up.
Created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, which new 2014 HBO TV drama series takes place in the fictitious suburban town of Mapleton, New York?
a. The Leftovers
b. True Detective
c. Halt and Catch Fire
d. 24 - Live Another Day
The Leftovers - The Leftovers stars Justin Theroux, Christopher Eccleston, Amy Brenneman, Liv Tyler, Michael Gaston and Ann Dowd.
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