answers week 44

Round One – Pictures – Former Presidents

  1. George H. W. Bush
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Dwight D. Eisenhower
  4. Woodrow Wilson
  5. Grover Cleveland
  6. Andrew Jackson
  7. George Washington
  8. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  9. Herbert Hoover
  10. Jimmy Carter

Round 2 – GK

  1. What is the name of the Roman goddess of the dawn? Aurora
  2. Who had a hit in 1962 with Puff the Magic Dragon? Peter, Paul and Mary
  3. On which river does the city of Derry lie? Foyle
  4. Which 1990 Elmore Leonard novel, about a loan shark, was made into a 1995 movie of the same name starring John Travolta and Gene Hackman? Get Shorty
  5. Which of Jesus’ disciples is traditionally believed to have been crucified upside down? Peter
  6. What is someone from Monaco called? Monégasque
  7. We all know the first stamp issued was the Penny Black; what was the second? Twopenny Blue
  8. Which English writer is this? Born 1881 in Guildford, he’s best known for his comic novels about men of his own class, and also for broadcasting from Germany during the war, making him unwelcome back home and leading to his move to America. P. G. Wodehouse
  9. What is the name of this tune, and whose signature tune is it? Moonlight Serenade, Glenn Miller
  10. This plant is called Camellia sinensis; how is it much better known? Tea

Bonus Round

TOTP – 1st Sept 1988

Unique Answer

Former first ladies of the USA:

Rambler: Which TV show is this?

This long running TV show made its debut on CBS in 2003, and went on to run for twelve seasons. It was created by Chuck Lorre and Lee Aronsohn, and was notable for losing its very famous lead in the eighth season when he was fired for ‘moral turpitude’. The following year saw the religious conversion of another cast member, who called the show ‘filth’ and left. The show had a crossover with CSI when on of its characters made a cameo. The ridiculous list of guest stars and cameos includes James Earl Jones, Arnold Schwarzenegger, ZZ Top, Eddie Van Halen and Denise Richards, who at the time was married to the show’s original star, Charlie Sheen. Two and a Half Men

WTF? John Travolta

Picture reveal: Which Northern Irish icon is this? It’s a DeLorean

Round 3 – Music

Random Points Round

1989, 2016, 1978, 2004, 1964

Round 4 – Gentlemen with augmented hair

  1. Tom Hanks
  2. Chris Martin
  3. James Nesbitt
  4. Rob Brydon
  5. Simon Pegg
  6. Kevin Costner
  7. Ed Norton
  8. Billy Bob Thornton
  9. Wayne Rooney
  10. Calum Best

Tie break

What is the total estimated production of the DeLorean? 8,975 cars

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