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Muffin's Common Bond Quiz # 5
10Q CB Tough
"Another famous entertainer of the 1950s and '60s will become known following nine relative clues referring to this person's identity."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Name the year that Margaret Mitchell's famous novel "Gone With The Wind" was first published. It was also the year that "King of the Road" Roger Miller and actress Mary Tyler Moore were born.
Actress Daryl Hannah first came to the fore in a 1984 fantasy movie directed by Ron Howard. She won a Saturn Award for Best Actress in the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, USA awards. What was the title of the movie that also starred Tom Hanks and John Candy?
What is the name of the New York public high school that had produced an institution world record of seven alumni who have gone on to receive Nobel Prizes for Physics?
Stuyvesant High School
Brooklyn Technical High
Bronx High School of Science
Under the widely accepted code determining the meaning of different rose colours, what is the one that is associated with joy and friendship?
A 1963 movie starring Gregory Peck and Angie Dickinson was based on the experiences of Ralph Greenson, who was a medical officer helping to pioneer the understanding of post traumatic stress syndrome affecting World War II veterans. What is the name of this film that received three Oscar nominations?
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Captain Newman MD
What is the name of the revolutionary moisturising cream, containing fermented kelp, which was developed by a NASA scientist to treat his own work-related severe chemical burns? It is now owned by a reputable cosmetic company and freely available - albeit very expensive!
Cetaphil Moisturising Cream
Creme de La Mer
Who was the US senator cum Attorney General who led a relentless campaign in the Labor Rackets Committee against organised crime in the Teamsters' Union? He was also a champion for Civil Rights before his untimely death.
William P Rogers
Robert F Kennedy
A very distinctive twelve sided structure at No. 1 Croydon, London once had a nickname attributed to its shape. Name it.
Threepenny Bit Building
Can of Ham
An actor who had a very inauspicious start in the movie industry by playing a subway thief in a 1986 movie entitled "Heartburn" has since gone on to win an Oscar in 1996 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In 2000 he won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Who is this performer?
Robert Downey Jr
The person in question is now deceased, but was a prolific singer and composer with twenty two entries into the Billboard Top 40 between 1958 and 1967. These hits include ten Top Tens, and the 1960 Grammy winner for Record of the Year. He appeared in several movies and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. In 1999, he was voted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Who is the common bond?
(First and last name or last name only)
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