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Played by James Caan, which 1972 movie featured the character of Sonny Corleone?
a. The Godfather
d. American Gangster
The Godfather - The Godfather was based on a novel of the same name by Mario Puzo.
Which of the following Metallica songs is also the title of a novel by Ernest Hemingway?
a. For Whom The Bell Tolls
b. Turn the Page
c. Nothing Else Matters
d. Fade to Black
For Whom The Bell Tolls - For Whom The Bell Tolls is on Metallica's second album, Ride the Lightning.
Divorced in May 2013, "Friends" actress Courteney Cox married which actor in 1999?
a. David Arquette
b. Johnny McDaid
c. Matthew Perry
d. Skeet Ulrich
David Arquette - Born in 2004, they have a daughter named Coco.
What classic book was Mark Chapman carrying when he murdered John Lennon on December 8, 1980?
a. Brave New World
b. Nineteen Eighty-Four
c. Catcher in the Rye
d. To Kill a Mockingbird
Catcher in the Rye - After being apprehended, Chapman said that the novel was his statement.
Of the following professional basketball players, who did not receive a NBA Rookie of the Year Award?
a. Michael Carter-Williams
b. Kyrie Irving
c. Damian Lillard
d. Dominique Wilkins
Dominique Wilkins - Although not named NBA Rookie of the Year, Wilkins was a nine-time NBA All-Star.
Running for eleven years, this radio advice show made its debut on CBS in 1963. Name it.
a. Advice Goddess Radio
b. The Dear Abbey Show
c. Advice Radio
d. The Dating Advice Girl
The Dear Abbey Show - Abby, whose real name was Pauline Phillips, died on January 16, 2013 at the age of 94.
Which artist sang the theme song in James Bond's "License to Kill"?
a. Dionne Warwick
b. Gladys Knight
c. Aretha Franklin
d. Diana Ross
Gladys Knight - The song became a Top 10 hit in the United Kingdom.
In what year did Ern Rubik invent his 3-D combination puzzle the Rubik's Cube?
1974 - The Rubik's Cube is one of the world's best-selling toys.
In which Disney animated film would you find a character named Belle?
b. Beauty and the Beast
c. The Little Mermaid
d. The Princess and the Frog
Beauty and the Beast - Beauty and the Beast made its debut on September 29, 1991.
Written by George Harrison, on which Beatles' album would you find the song "Here Comes the Sun"?
a. Rubber Soul
b. Abbey Road
c. Let It Be
d. Magical Mystery Tour
Abbey Road - Here Comes the Sun was covered by Peter Tosh in 1970.
Which of the following Stanley Kubrick films is based on the short story "The Sentinel" by Arthur C. Clarke?
a. Day of the Fight
b. 2001 A Space Odyssey
c. The Killing
d. A Clockwork Orange
2001 A Space Odyssey - The film was released in 1968.
The most popular word game ever published, how many "Letter Tiles" are there included with the Scrabble game board?
100 - German-language editions of Scrabble contain 102 letter tiles.
Which actor died in his Porsche Spyder the "Little Bastard" at the age of 24?
a. Marlon Brando
b. Cary Grant
c. Montgomery Clift
d. James Dean
James Dean - James' first TV appearance was in a Pepsi Cola commercial.
Which former tennis professional holds the record for most singles titles at 167?
a. Andrea Jaeger
b. Chris Evert
c. Martina Navratilova
d. Steffi Graf
Martina Navratilova - She also holds the record for most doubles titles at 177.
Released in 1975, Riff Raff is a character featured in which cult film?
a. Rocky Horror Picture Show
b. Little Shop of Horrors
c. Torch Song Trilogy
d. Romance and Cigarettes
Rocky Horror Picture Show - Rocky Horror Picture Show stars Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick and Susan Sarandon.
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