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1. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, writer Harper Lee and Fidel Castro are three people who, though born in the same year, had very different life trajectories. It is the same year that Henry Ford announced the adoption of the 40-hour work week. In what year did these events occur?
2. Which movie released in 1979 earned Sally Field her first Academy Award as Best Actress?
3. Which of these magazines, aimed at a male audience, was founded by Hugh Hefner in 1953?
4. "Krypton", in addition to being a fictional planet that appears in American comic books, movies and in television series, is also a chemical element. What is its atomic number?
5. Which of these politicians is the author of the books "A Nation of Immigrants" and "Profiles in Courage" published in the 1950s and 1960s?
6. On which of these days was the Treaty of Ghent signed (1814) and the Apollo 8 Mission astronauts orbited the moon (1968)?
7. "Aikhal" and "Udachny" are the names of two mines located in Russia. What products are mined in these locations? James Bond says that these products "are forever".
8. In 1801, Theodosia, the daughter of American Vice President Aaron Burr, and her husband Joseph Alston, followed by Jerome (brother of Napoleon Bonaparte) and his wife Elizabeth Bonaparte, in 1804, chose the same exotic place (at that time) for their honeymoons. What was the chosen location?
9. "Death of a Salesman", "The Crucible" and "All my Sons" are highly successful plays. They debuted in the 20th century. Who was the author of these magnificent works?
10. Which American actor/actress is connected with the answers to questions one to nine?
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