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A Brief History of Time
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"No long winded questions or ten-thousand word explanations of the beginnings of space and the universe are to be found here. As the title says, it's just a brief history of time; 'Time' magazine that is."
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What were the names of the former school colleagues who were responsible for the creation of 'Time' magazine?
Hugh Hefner & Larry Flynt
Bart Simpson & Milhouse van Houten
Allen Ginsberg & Jack Kerouac
Britton Hadden & Henry Luce
The first edition of 'Time' magazine was published on the 3rd of March in which year?
Having just become the first person to fly solo and non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean, Charles Lindbergh's feat was recognised by 'Time' by having his image appear on the cover of their very first issue.
With the term 'political correctness' still decades away, the 1936 'Man of the Year' award actually went to a woman. Famous for having a King give up his position on the royal throne in order to marry her, who was this woman?
Beginning with Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1934, every subsequent U.S. President has been named 'Man of the Year' by 'Time' until ... Who was the first U.S. President to miss out on this award?
George W. Bush
The North American edition of 'Time' is published out of its main headquarters in New York City, but the magazine publishes seperate editions from three other world locations. Which of the following is *not* one of the places that produces a regional version of 'Time'?
A special version of 'Time' designed for a younger audience can be found in many school classrooms and libraries throughout the USA. What is this magazine known as?
No Time For Kids
Time For Kids
In 1999 'Time' moved with the times and their 'Man of the Year' honour became the 'Person of the Year'. But how many individual women, not including female members of a larger group of people, were named 'Man of the Year' before this occurred?
'Time' is easily recognised by the red border that adorns the front cover of each issue, but which event inspired a special edition with a black border replacing the red?
Assassination of JFK
Release of AC/DC's Back in Black album
Man landing on the moon
September 11 terrorist attacks
Some choices for 'Person of the Year' have been met with scepticism throughout its history. Mixed reactions followed the announcement of the 2006 recipient of this award. Do you remember who it was?
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