1 Which poem, written by William Blake in 1808, was made into a hymn & is regarded as England’s 2nd National Anthem?
2 Which former England footballer & pundit presents Homes Under the Hammer?
3 Which Italian born actress was married to film producer Carlo Ponti for more than 40 years?
4 White Christmas is the most recorded song ever, which Russian-born American citizen wrote it?
5 Which British Prime Minister served 3 terms between 1923 & 1937?
Billies in Film
6 In which 1969 film set in the north of England does Billy Casper train a bird of prey?
7 Who played the dance teacher in the film version of Billy Elliot?
8 In which musical does Billy Bigelow, a worker in a fairground, marry Julie Jordan?
9 Which Motown singer was nominated for an Oscar for playing Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues?
10 Billy Connolly played alongside Judi Dench in a film about Queen Victoria – what was it called?
20th Century History
11 In the 1920’s what type of clinic did Marie Stopes open?
12 Which luxury liner left on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic in 1936?
13 Complete the wartime slogan – “Be like Dad….”?
14 What nationality was Robert Peary who reached the North Pole in 1909?
15 What was the code name of the project to develop the atom bomb & which scientist was in charge of design?
16 Which acting married couple’s first child was called Shiloh Nouvel?
17 What relation is Jane Fonda to Bridget Fonda?
18 On which TV show did Paula Yates make her TV debut as a presenter?
19 Which TV reality star is married to hip-hop performer Kanye West?
20 Lee Mead won which TV series to find a new Joseph for the musical & which of the judges did he eventually marry?
21 There are 2009 Marilyns in the UK but only 282 Munros – what are they?
22 On which day of the week are US elections for the Senate & Congress held?
23 Who was the lead vocalist with the Miami Sound Machine?
24 What was the former name of Zimbabwe?
25 Which cricket ground has a Nursery End and a Pavilion End?
26 What was Richard Nixon’s middle name?
27 What kind of animal is a Lippizaner?
28 Who was the first British athlete to hold a world javelin record?
29 Which series of films were created by Peter Rogers & Gerald Thomas?
30 It takes only 10 glasses of water to grow enough oranges for one glass of orange juice -true or false?
2 Dion Dublin
3 Sofia Loren
4 Irving Berlin
5 Stanley Baldwin
7 Julie Walters
9 Diana Ross
10 Mrs Brown
11 Birth control
12 Queen Mary
13 Keep Mum
15 Manhattan & Robert Oppenheimer
16 Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
18 The Tube
19 Kim Kardashian
20 Any Dream Will Do & Denise Van Outen
21 Hills (> 492 ft & > 3000 ft)
23 Gloria Estefan
24 Southern Rhodesia
28 Fatima Whitbread
29 Carry On Films
30 False – it takes about 50
Q Which Bond theme was the first to be nominated for a Best Song Oscar? A Live & Let Die
Q According to Howmanyofme.com how many David Beckhams live in the USA? A 130