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1. What Major League Baseball player broke the hallowed career home run record of Babe Ruth when he hit his 715th home run in 1974, while playing for the Atlanta Braves?
2. Which MBE recipient was the lead singer of Gerry and the Pacemakers?
3. What 1971 Peter Bogdanovich film saw both Ellen Burstyn and Cloris Leachman nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award?
4. Which legendary broadcast journalist in 2010 uttered these farewell remarks on the last episode of his eponymous show: "I... I, I don't know what to say except to you, my audience, thank you. And instead of goodbye, how about so long."?
5. Hal Holbrook maintained a one stage show for over 60 years that revolved around which US author?
6. Which ghostly figure was regarded as the first "auteur" of the music industry? (An "auteur" from the French for "author", is someone exerting subjective control over much of a collaborative creative work.)
7. Which American actress enjoyed success with the role of Midge Pinciotti on television's "That '70s Show"?
8. Michael Apted, was an English television and movie director and producer. Amongst his many achievements he was the creative force behind a documentary series that recurs periodically. What was the name of this first ground-breaking documentary?
9. Who was the lead actress in the 1974 television movie adapted from the Ernest J Gaines novel that told the life story of a former slave from the ages 23 to 110?
10. Which motorsport colloquially known as "hare scrambles" was dominated by JoŽl Robert during the late 1960s and early 1970s?
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