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Many considered me one of the most prolific authors of the 20th century. I wrote numerous fictional romantic novels and also won a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for writing 26 books in the year 1983. Who am I?
a. Judith McNaught
b. Barbara Cartland
c. E.M. Forster
d. Julie Garwood
Barbara Cartland - Cartland died on the 21st of May 2000 at the age of 98.
My real name is Stevland Morris Hardaway and I am well known for songs like "Sir Duke" and "Superstition". Who am I?
a. Smokey Robinson
b. Lionel Richie
c. Stevie Wonder
d. Ray Charles
Stevie Wonder - Stevie Wonder was born in Saginaw, Michigan, in 1950.
I was an American inventor and businessman who is best known for inventing the electric light bulb. Who am I?
a. George Eastman
b. Thomas Edison
c. Henry Ford
d. Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison - Edison is one of the most prolific inventors in history, holding 1,093 US patents in his name.
I was a British politician and the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century. I am also the only woman ever to have held the job. Who am I?
a. Margaret Thatcher
b. Lady Olga Maitland
c. Elizabeth II
d. Margaret Beckett
Margaret Thatcher - Thatcher resigned as Prime Minister and party leader in November of 1990.
I was an American singer, dancer, and actress. I also was the first wife of Ronald Regan. Who am I?
a. Bette Davis
b. Jane Wyman
c. Marilyn Monroe
d. Anne Robbins
Jane Wyman - They were married on January 26, 1940 and divorced in 1948.
I was the first member of the Royal Family to graduate from University. Who am I?
a. Prince Philip
b. Elizabeth II
c. Prince William
d. Prince Charles
Prince Charles - Charles broke tradition and proceeded straight from secondary school into university, as opposed to joining the Armed Forces.
I was a well-known British suspense and psychological thriller director with more than fifty feature films to my name. I appeared briefly in almost all of the films I directed. Who am I?
a. Roman Polanski
b. David Fincher
c. Stanley Kubrick
d. Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock - Hitchcock died at the age of 80 on the 29th of April 1980.
I am a retired American professional boxer who was convicted of raping Desiree Washington, for which I served three years in prison. Who am I?
a. Sugar Ray Robinson
b. Mike Tyson
c. Rocky Marciano
d. Joe Louis
Mike Tyson - Tyson declared bankruptcy in 2003, despite making over $300 million during his career.
I was an American aviator, author, inventor and explorer. I also was Time magazine's first Man of the Year in 1927. Who am I?
a. Wiley Post
b. Eddie Rickenbacker
c. Chuck Yeager
d. Charles Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh - In March 1932, Charles's infant son, Charles, Jr., was kidnapped and murdered in what was later dubbed the 'Crime of the Century'.
I am the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world's largest personal-computer software company. Who am I?
a. Bill Gates
b. Steve Jobs
c. Gordon Bell
d. Samuel H. Caldwell
Bill Gates - Gates has not officially been on a development team since working on the TRS-80 Model 100.
I was the British Prime Minister during World War Two and I also was the longest serving British MP at almost 62 years? Who am I?
a. Stanley Baldwin
b. Neville Chamberlain
c. Clement Attlee
d. Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill - Churchill served as Prime Minister twice (1940–45 and 1951–55).
I am a well-known mystery writer of 66 detective novels who caused quite a stir in 1926 when I went missing for eleven days. Who am I?
a. Agatha Christie
b. Elizabeth Peters
c. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
d. Mary Higgins Clark
Agatha Christie - According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time.
I was the first American Chess Champion and many consider me one of the greatest chess players of all time. Who am I?
a. Garry Kasparov
b. Anatoly Karpov
c. Boris Spassky
d. Bobby Fischer
Bobby Fischer - Fischer died on January 17, 2008 at the age of 64. His estate was estimated at 140 million.
I was the first man to set foot on the moon in 1969. Who am I?
a. Michael Collins
b. Charlie Duke
c. Neil Armstrong
d. Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin
Neil Armstrong - Armstrong was in the United States Navy and served in the Korean War.
I, and all the men that I had with me, were killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876. Who am I?
a. General Custer
b. General St. Clair
c. General Harmar
d. General Miles
General Custer - The Battle of the Little Bighorn has come to be known as 'Custer's Last Stand'.
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