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Old 04 January 2012, 07:53 AM
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1. What 1980s movie protagonist is accidentally dubbed "Pierre Cardin" in the French translation of his film debut?
Marty McFly???

2. Which calendar month is observed as Black History Month in the U.S. and Canada?

3. What has s, p, d, and f subshells?
Atoms with sufficient electrons

4. What country is named for the "Lion Mountains" that Pedro de Cintra mapped around its harbor in 1462?
Sierra Leone

5. What married couple won 2011 CMT Music Awards for Male *and* Female Videos of the Year?
Absolutely no idea.

6. What English clergyman and economist published An Essay on the Principle of Population anonymously in 1798?
I feel I should know this, but I can't come up with anything.

7. What unusual distinction is shared by all these entertaining people? Roy Acuff, Melvin Belli, Clark Gable, Benny Goodman, Michael Jackson, Steve McQueen, Roy Rogers, Mack Sennett?
Roy Acuff - no idea, Melvin Belli - King of Torts, Clark Gable - King of something related to movies, Benny Goodman - King of Swing, Michael Jackson - King of Pop, Steve McQueen - King of Cool, Roy Rogers - King of the Singing Cowboys, Mack Sennett - don't know.

On an aside, I met Melvin Belli once at LAX. He was quite a pleasant fellow.
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