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Which American singer became a star with the 1968 hit single ‘Honey’?

Which American singer became a star with the 1968 hit single ‘Honey’? Bobby Goldsboro Bobby Goldsboro first played guitar for Roy Orbison; he then went on to post 16 top-forty hits during his career. His first solo hit song was ‘See the Funny Little Clown,’ and he had a string of 29 consecutive Billboard chart…
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June 26, 2017 0

Other than President U.S. Grant, who rests in Grant’s tomb?

Other than President U.S. Grant, who rests in Grant’s tomb? Julia Dent Grant Julia Dent Grant, wife of President Ulysses S. Grant, is also buried in the Grant Tomb facility. Born on a plantation near St. Louis, Illinois, Julia married Grant in 1848. She would accompany her military husband to military posts, as was the…
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June 25, 2017 0

Which novel opens with the line, “All children, except one, grow up”?

Which novel opens with the line, “All children, except one, grow up”? Peter Pan Answer: Peter Pan is J. M. Barrie’s most famous work, in the form of a 1904 play and a 1911 novel. Both versions tell the story of Peter Pan, a mischievous yet innocent little boy who can fly, and has many…
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June 25, 2017 0

Who won a claim for $3.8 million in damages after his 1991 beating by Los Angeles police officers?

Who won a claim for $3.8 million in damages after his 1991 beating by Los Angeles police officers? Rodney King Answer: In 1991, a videotape circulated around the world of Rodney King being beaten by L.A.P.D. officers after an eight mile high speed chase. The video became one of the biggest police brutality cases in…
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June 24, 2017 0

Who invented the revolver?

Who invented the revolver? Richard Gatling Samuel Colt Daniel B. Wesson Henry Deringer Samuel Colt Answer: In 1836, Samuel Colt received a U.S. patent for a revolver mechanism that enabled a gun to be fired multiple times without reloading. By the start of the U.S. Civil War he had made the Colt revolver perhaps the…
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June 24, 2017 0

Which sport would make use of a cart called a sulky?

Which sport would make use of a cart called a sulky? Harness racing Rodeo Golf Luge Harness racing The sulky was originally a lightweight, four-wheeled cart designed for one horse. Its single, open seat for one person was fixed on its shafts. The sulky evolved into a two-wheel design and was used extensively in the…
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June 24, 2017 0

Who was Butch Cassidy’s famous sidekick?

Who was Butch Cassidy’s famous sidekick? The Sundance Kid Answer: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (real names: Robert LeRoy Parker and Harry Longabaugh) led a gang of criminal outlaws known as the “Wild Bunch” through a series of bank and train robberies across the American Old West. They eluded police by escaping to South…
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June 23, 2017 0

Holly Willoughby showcases sleek figure at Ascot races

Holly Willoughby continued to show off her svelter look as she posed for snaps at Ascot races on Friday.


June 23, 2017 0

Savannah Chrisley Confirms She’s Dating NBA Player Luke Kennard: ‘He’s My Guy’

Savannah Chrisley Confirms She’s Dating NBA Player Luke Kennard: ‘He’s My Guy’   Savannah Chrisley has a new man in her life! The Chrisley Knows Best star, 19, took to Instagram on Thursday to confirm that she’s dating basketball player Luke Kennard. WATCH: EXCLUSIVE: Savannah Chrisley Shuts Down Chandler Parsons Romance Rumors: ‘I’m Single’ It…
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June 23, 2017 0

Pixie Lott gives the camera a swirl in a very short dress

Pixie Lott was up with the sparrow on Friday morning to nip into the Good Morning Britain studio – looking as effortlessly chic as always.


June 23, 2017 0

J.K.Rowling tells fans that there are two Harry Potters

The 51-year-old creator revealed Harry’s paternal great-grandfather was also called Harry, meaning there were multiple wizards of their name


June 23, 2017 0

Which island would you visit to enjoy a dinner of authentic Jerk Chicken?

Which island would you visit to enjoy a dinner of authentic Jerk Chicken? Jamaica Jamaican Jerk Chicken is one of the true treasures exported from this island nation. True Jerk Chicken is not cooked over coals alone but over freshly cut green wood. For truly authentic Jerk Chicken, it must cook on the wood of…
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June 23, 2017 0

Who led a team of Chicago law enforcement agents nicknamed “The Untouchables”?

Who led a team of Chicago law enforcement agents nicknamed “The Untouchables”? Eliot Ness Answer: Eliot Ness was a law enforcement official in Chicago, best known for his efforts to enforce Prohibition. Ness assembled a team of Prohibition enforcement personnel known as “The Untouchables” to combat the activities of gangster Al Capone. An attempt by…
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June 23, 2017 0

Miley Cyrus reveals that she’s ‘genderless’ and ‘ageless’

During a pre-recorded interview with Ross King, which was aired on ITV’s Lorraine on Friday, the 24-year-old pop star made the assertion that she enjoys living as a ‘spirit’.


June 23, 2017 0

Kate Garraway wears Geri Horner’s Union Jack mini on GMB

As the taped interview, which was aired on Friday morning, came to a close, 50-year-old Kate unfurled her cream jacket to reveal that she was wearing a replica of the famous frock.


June 23, 2017 0

Pamela Anderson heads out with footballer Adil Rami

As they headed out, the duo were engrossed in conversation while joined by pals following a dinner at chic restaurant La Maison in Nice


June 23, 2017 0

Kris Jenner accused of editing an Instagram photo

The self-styled momager, 61, posted a photograph of herself in a low cut crop top and leggings as she plugged a flat tummy tea. But suspicious social media users thought there was something a bit odd.


June 23, 2017 0

In what year was Diet Pepsi first introduced?

In what year was Diet Pepsi first introduced? 1982 PepsiCo., Inc., came about in 1965 through a merger of Pepsi-Cola and the Frito-Lay company. Caleb Bradham, a pharmacist in New Bern, North Carolina, created Pepsi-Cola in the 1890s. Frito-Lay, Inc. resulted through a merger of the Frito Company, founded in 1932 by Elmer Doolin, with…
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June 22, 2017 0

Ashton Kutcher talks hooking up with Mila Kunis

While on the Howard Stern show this week the star – who first met the beauty on the set of their sitcom That 70s Show when they were both teenagers – said it was purely sexual.


June 22, 2017 0

Julian Assange is the founder of which Internet site?

Julian Assange is the founder of which Internet site? wikileaks Answer: Julian Assange is the founder of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks. In 2006, Assange began work on WikiLeaks, a website intended to collect and share secret information and classified media provided by anonymous sources. For his efforts, the internet activist earned the Time magazine “Person…
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June 22, 2017 0

If all of these celebrities were still alive today, who would be the oldest?

If all of these celebrities were still alive today, who would be the oldest? James Dean Answer: Born on February 8, 1931, James Dean would have been the oldest of the group. John Lennon was born in 1940, Jimi Hendrix was born in 1942, and Janis Joplin was born in 1943. What they all had…
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June 22, 2017 0

What is the national spice of Hungary?

What is the national spice of Hungary? Paprika Paprika is a powder made from grinding the pods of various Capsicum annuum peppers. Depending on the variety used and the way it is prepared, the color can vary from brown to bright red. It may have a flavor ranging from mild to spicy. Most paprika sold…
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June 22, 2017 0

Which James Bond film showed 007 driving his iconic Aston Martin?

Which James Bond film showed 007 driving his iconic Aston Martin? Goldfinger The 1964 classic Bond film ‘Goldfinger’ was the first time James Bond thrilled us by driving his favorite, iconic car. Its appearance in the Bond films transformed the Aston Martin brand into a globally recognized sports car. The Bond car was actually a…
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June 21, 2017 0

Which actor got his first major role as Alex P. Keaton the the TV show Family Ties?

Which actor got his first major role as Alex P. Keaton the the TV show Family Ties? Michael J. Fox Answer: Michael J. Fox rose to fame as Alex P. Keaton on the popular sitcom Family Ties. The fictional character was a young conservative often spouting viewpoints at odds with his hippie parents, Steven (Michael…
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June 21, 2017 0

What soft drink was originally named “Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda?”

What soft drink was originally named “Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda?” 7 Up Answer: 7 Up was created by Charles Leiper Grigg. Grigg came up with the formula for a lemon-lime soft drink in 1929. The product, originally named “Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda”, was launched two weeks before the Wall Street Crash of 1929. It contained…
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June 21, 2017 0

When making a Prairie Oyster, what key ingredient joins hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce in a drinking glass?

When making a Prairie Oyster, what key ingredient joins hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce in a drinking glass? Raw egg, unbroken The Prairie Oyster is a folk remedy believed to relieve the symptoms of a hangover. The drink got its name from the way it looks; the egg yolk needs to be unbroken, giving the…
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June 21, 2017 0

What was the nickname director Steven Spielberg gave the mechanical shark in the film Jaws?

What was the nickname director Steven Spielberg gave the mechanical shark in the film Jaws? Bruce Answer: On this day in 1975, Jaws, a film directed by Steven Spielberg opened in theaters. The mechanical shark that terrorized audiences in the film was simply called “Bruce” on set. Named after Spielberg’s lawyer, Bruce Ramer, the mechanical…
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June 20, 2017 0

Which actor played a dual role in the classic 1935 movie ‘The Bride of Frankenstein’?

Which actor played a dual role in the classic 1935 movie ‘The Bride of Frankenstein’? Elsa Lancaster Elsa Lancaster starred in dual roles in this classic film. In the film’s prologue, she portrays a young Mary Shelley (author of the novel that forms the basis of the movie). Lancaster appears again toward the climax of…
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June 20, 2017 0

Which ailment is often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease?

Which ailment is often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease? Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Answer: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. ALS is characterised by muscle spasticity and rapidly progressive weakness due to muscle wasting.…
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June 19, 2017 0

Lynyrd Skynyrd sues ex-drummer over movie about 1977 plane crash leftright 2/2leftright

Surviving members of Lynyrd Skynyrd have filed a lawsuit against the Southern rock band’s former drummer to halt the production of a movie depicting the 1977 plane crash that killed lead singer Ronnie Van Zant. Lead guitarist Gary Rossington, Ronnie’s brother and current lead singer Johnny Van Zant, and others contend that “Street Survivors: The…
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June 19, 2017 0

New York governor urges commuter discounts for ‘summer of agony’

New York governor urges commuter discounts for ‘summer of agony’ New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urged transit officials on Monday to discount fares for some Long Island commuters because of disruptions planned during Amtrak’s summer repair program at Pennsylvania Station, the busiest U.S. train hub. Amtrak’s push to repair Penn Station’s infrastructure from July 10…
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June 19, 2017 0

Anti-nuclear bomb activists arrested at U.S. mission to U.N.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – More than a dozen activists were arrested for disorderly conduct after they blocked the entrances to the United States mission to the United Nations on Monday to protest Washington’s decision to boycott negotiations on a nuclear weapons ban treaty.


June 19, 2017 0

New York governor urges commuter discounts for ‘summer of agony’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urged transit officials on Monday to discount fares for some Long Island commuters because of disruptions planned during Amtrak’s summer repair program at Pennsylvania Station, the busiest U.S. train hub.


June 19, 2017 0

U.S. top court finds law banning offensive trademarks unconstitutional

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a decision that could benefit the NFL’s Washington Redskins, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a federal prohibition on disparaging trademarks as a constitutional violation in a major free speech ruling involving a band called The Slants.


June 19, 2017 0

Police say Muslim girl’s killing near Virginia mosque was not hate crime

(Reuters) – A man accused of killing a teenage Muslim girl appeared in a Virginia court on Monday morning to face a murder charge, the court clerk’s office said, as police said the killing was not being investigated as a hate crime.


June 19, 2017 0

U.S. Homeland Security closely monitoring London, Paris attacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it was closely monitoring an attack near a mosque in London early on Monday as well as reports of an attack in Paris, according to a statement.


June 19, 2017 0

U.S. Supreme Court again limits where companies can be sued

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday slapped limits on where injury lawsuits may be filed for the second time in three weeks, again siding with businesses that want to prevent plaintiffs from “shopping” for friendly courts for their cases.


June 19, 2017 0

U.S. top court sides with officials sued over post-Sept. 11 detentions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to former President George W. Bush’s attorney general, FBI chief and other officials, ruling they cannot be sued over the treatment of detainees, mainly Muslims, rounded up in New York after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.


June 19, 2017 0

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday moved to buttress free speech rights in the digital age, striking down a North Carolina law banning convicted sex offenders from Facebook and other social media services that play a vital role in modern life.


June 19, 2017 0

How a math formula could decide fate of endangered U.S. species

(Reuters) – The Trump administration is considering a proposal that could effectively let some plants and animals become extinct so cash-strapped agencies can use more of their funds to save others.


June 19, 2017 0

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of Alabama death row inmate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a convicted murderer in Alabama who argued that he was entitled to an expert independent from prosecutors to gauge his mental health and possibly help him avoid execution.


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June 19, 2017 0

Lady Gaga suffers awkward wardrobe malfunction in NYC

Lady Gaga was back at her sophisticated best as she stepped out of her apartment in New York City on Sunday.


June 19, 2017 0

Pamela Anderson flaunts toned frame in one-shoulder gown

Pamela Anderson. 49, looked effortlessly youthful as she rocked a Grecian inspired gown at the 57th Monte Carlo TV festival in Monaco on Sunday,


June 19, 2017 0

Love Island’s Mike rages at Chloe after she stirs the pot

During the episode, Mike was seen confiding in Chloe that he was having second thoughts about Olivia – a fact she immediately relayed to her model pal, causing ructions in the villa.


June 19, 2017 0

Michelle Keegan debuts new sleek shoulder-length hairdo

The EastEnders actress, 30, appeared to be making a few changes as she debuted her shorter hairdo on an Instagram story on Sunday.


June 19, 2017 0

Kylie Jenner proudly displays scar on her leg

She has spoken about how she got her scar in a horrific accident while playing hide and seek. And Kylie Jenner proudly displayed the large mark on her thigh on Sunday.


June 19, 2017 0

Heidi Klum spends a fun family day at Disney in Florida

The supermodel, 43, looked casually chic in a boho maxi dress and playful Minnie Mouse ears as she enjoyed a number of thrilling rides at the park with her four children.


June 19, 2017 0

Liam Payne yearns for son Bear as he jets to Milan

The hitmaker – who became a dad for the first time in March with girlfriend Cheryl – appeared sombre as he jetted to Milan, spending the holiday away from his family on Sunday.


June 19, 2017 0

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman reunite for Father’s Day

The former couple took their children to the celeb-frequented Ice Cream Museum in Downtown LA for a day of fun. She is now said to be dating businessman David Hutchison.


June 19, 2017 0