Celebrity Trivia Quiz XIIFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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Who was Time magazine's very first Man of the Year in 1927?
a. Franklin D. Roosevelt
b. Charlie Chaplin
c. Harry Houdini
d. Charles Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh - Lindbergh was an American aviator, author, inventor and explorer.
In which Movie did Eddie Murphy have his first starring role?
a. Trading Places
b. 48 Hours
c. Beverly Hills Cop
d. Best Defense
48 Hours - In 2012, Eddie was nominated for the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor for his role of
Jack McCall in the movie A Thousand Words.
Alfred Hitchcock died on April 29, 1980 at the age of 80 in Los Angeles. Where was he born?
a. Toronto, Canada
b. Hamburg, Germany
c. Sydney, Australia
d. London, England
London, England - Hitchcock pioneered many new film techniques in the suspense and psychological
Whom did Colonel Tom Parker manage?
a. Bianca Jagger
b. The Beatles
c. Rod Stuart
d. Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley - Elvis’s first manager was guitarist Scotty Moore.
Amelia Earhart began a trip on January 11, 1935, setting a record for a woman. Where did she
a. San Diego, CA to Honolulu, HI
b. Honolulu, HI to Oakland, CA
c. Ontario, CA to Honolulu, HI
d. Oakland, CA to New York City
Honolulu, HI to Oakland, CA - During a flight in 1937, Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean.
Which celebrity once paid a ransom of $240,000 to free his kidnapped son?
a. Kirk Douglas
b. Howard Hughes
c. Frank Sinatra
d. Rocky Marciano
Frank Sinatra - The U.S. Postal Service issued a postage stamp in honor of Frank Sinatra on May 13,
When former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss declared bankruptcy in October 1999, how much did she
declare in assets?
$700 - In September 1996, Fleiss was convicted of federal charges of tax evasion and sentenced to 7
years in prison.
Which former plumber and gas station attendant had his first great success at Woodstock in
a. Rod Stewart
b. Sebastian Cox
c. Elton John
d. Joe Cocker
Joe Cocker - Cocker was ranked at #97 on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers list.
Harold Jenkins is better known by what stage name?
a. Conway Twitty
b. Roy Acuff
c. Tony Curtis
d. Chet Atkins
Conway Twitty - Conway once held the record for the most number one singles, with 40 No. 1 Billboard
What was Sir Edmund Hillary's profession before he conquered Mount Everest?
d. Tour Guide
Barkeeper - Time magazine named Hillary one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.
Who has received the most Academy Award "acting" nominations?
a. Ingrid Bergman
b. Jack Nicholson
c. Meryl Streep
d. Bette Davis
Meryl Streep - As of 2012, Meryl has had 17 nominations.
Which was the highest insured at $650,000. Fred Astaire's feet, Betty Grable's legs or Jimmy
a. None were insured
b. Astaire's feet
c. Grable's legs
d. Durante's nose
Astaire's feet - In 1989, Fred Astaire received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously.
How old was Jayne Mansfield, when she and two companions were killed on June 29, 1967,
colliding with a trailer truck near New Orleans?
34 - Mansfield was the first major American actress to have a nude starring role in a Hollywood motion
He once said that he was the third most recognized person of all time after Mickey Mouse and
Jesus Christ. Who?
a. Muhammad Ali
b. Mike Tyson
c. Elvis Presley
d. Frank Sinatra
Muhammad Ali - Ali's catchphrase was 'float like a butterfly, sting like a bee'.
Who was nicknamed "The last of the red hot Mamas"?
a. Sophie Tucker
b. Marilyn Monroe
c. Mae West
d. Jayne Mansfield
Sophie Tucker - From 1938–1939, Sophie had her own radio program called 'Sophie Tucker and Her Show'.
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