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Ranked by the American Film Institute as the greatest male star
in the history of American films, which famous Actor was the 17th Cousin of the Princess of Wales?
a. Humphrey Bogart
b. Clark Gable
c. Gary Cooper
d. Sir Lawrence Olivier
Humphrey Bogart - Humphrey's breakthrough came in 1941, with the films High Sierra and The Maltese
Which European actress received an Oscar for the movie "The
a. Ingrid Bergman
b. Gina Lollobrigida
c. Sophia Loren
d. Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani - Anna started her career singing in nightclubs.
Which "shock jock" describes himself as the "King of all
a. Howard Stern
b. Don Imus
c. Gordon Liddy
d. Rush Limbaugh
Howard Stern - Howard has written two books, Private Parts (1993) and Miss America (1995).
Actor Mel Gibson is a citizen of which country?
b. New Zealand
c. Great Britain
d. United States
United States - Contrary to popular belief, Mel is not an Australian citizen. He was born in Peekskill,
Who said "Forty seconds naked on the screen made me more
popular, than ten years of work in the Opera"?
a. Sophie Tucker
b. Anna Moffo
c. Maria Callas
d. Leontine Price
Anna Moffo - Following a decade-long battle with breast cancer, Anna died of a stroke at age 73 in 2006.
What do former Beatle Paul McCartney and film critic Roger
Ebert have in common?
a. They co-own Real Estate in Manhattan
b. They just started a production company
c. They both turned 70 on June 18, 2012
d. They were both born in Liverpool, England
They both turned 70 on June 18, 2012 - Ebert has written more than 15 books, including his annual movie
Which Aviator flew a plane for over 43 years without ever
having had a pilot's license?
a. Charles Lindbergh
b. Amelia Earhart
c. John Glenn
d. Orville Wright
Orville Wright - Orville succeeded to the presidency of the Wright Company upon his Brother Wilbur's
How old was pop singer Andy Gibb when he died in England on
March 10, 1988 of heart inflammation?
30 - Andy's first single was a ballad entitled 'Words and Music'.
Who became the first woman to swim across the English Channel
a. Amelia Gade Corson
b. Gertrude Ederle
c. Marilyn Bell
d. Florence May Chadwick
Gertrude Ederle - The 21-mile swim took Gertrude 14 hours and 39 minutes.
What is the birth name of actor Tom Cruise?
a. Thomas Cornwallis
b. Thomas Magnum
c. Thomas Mapother IV
d. Thomas Cruise
Thomas Mapother IV - As of 2012, Tom is Hollywood's highest-paid actor.
When is John Lennon's Birthday?
a. September 1
b. December 7
c. October 9
d. June 8
October 9 - After Marrying Yoko Ono in 1969, John changed his name to John Ono Lennon.
Why did Elvis Presley spell his middle name Aaron as "Aron",
with just one "a"?
a. His mother asked him to do it
b. In memory of his twin brother Garon
c. No one knows.
d. His father asked him to do it
In memory of his twin brother Garon - Elvis has been inducted into multiple music halls of fame.
In 1929, what movie star received the most votes for the first
Academy Award for Best Actor, only to have the Academy remove his name from the ballot?
a. Charlie Chaplin
b. Shirley Temple
d. Mae West
Rin-Tin-Tin - The Academy wanted a human actor to win the award. Therefore, Rin Tin Tin was removed as a
choice and the votes were cast once more with the award going to Emil Jannings.
Lucille Fay LeSueur was the real name of which Hollywood star?
a. Mary Tyler Moore
b. Joan Crawford
c. Kim Basinger
d. Helen Hayes
Joan Crawford - Crawford published her autobiography entitled A Portrait of Joan in 1962.
Who was the Beatles' drummer before Ringo Starr?
a. Pete Best
b. Pete Worstman
c. Pete Oakland
d. Pete Wyland
Pete Best - Pete later went on to form the Pete Best Band.
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