RJR Mystery Theme #whatever+1 by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

jsparkyp
Wished I was in Tijuana, eating barbecued iguana...


Runner(s)-Up:

Mark


Quiz Description

These 11 things all have something in common. Give the commonality on Q12.

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Questions:

THIS ACTRESS made her American film debut in 1939's "Intermezzo." She starred in three Hitchcock films including "Under Capricorn" and "Spellbound."

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Ingrid Bergman

THIS ROMAN was a member of the 1st Triumvirate alongside Marcus Licinius Crassus and Gaius Julius Caesar.

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Pompey (Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus or Pompey the Great)

THIS ARTIST was commissioned by Pope Julius II to create frescos in the Stanza della Segnatura, among them were "The Parnassus," and the "Disputa."

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Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino)

THIS INVENTOR received three patents: one for cosmetics (1925) and two for paints and stains (1925 and 1927). None of them were ever for peanut butter, contrary to popular belief.

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George Washington Carver [The exact date of his birth is unknown. However, many sources credit him for dying on his birthday.]

In 1970, THIS WOMAN, after steeping down as President of NOW, organized the nationwide Women's Strike for Equality on August 26, the 50th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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Betty Friedan

Among this people, THIS RULER was known as Lot KapuńĀiwa and helped repeal the Kahuna laws in his country. He shared the same name as his father and was the last traditional chief of Hawaii. (Name and ordinal number please)

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Kamehamea V

ONE OF THE MEMBERS of this famed infield of the Chicago Cubs was immortalized in Franklin Pierce Adams' "Baseball's Sad Lexicon." [You have a one in three chance here.] (edited at 11:27 am, April 7, 2016 (CDT))

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Tinker

The tomb of THIS POET, at Holy Trinity Church, has the following warning carved into it: "Good friend, for Jesus' sake forbear, / To dig the dust enclosed here. / Blessed be the man that spares these stones, / And cursed be he that moves my bones."

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Shakespeare

George Francis Barnes Jr., a gangster from Memphis, was also known by THIS NICKNAME, which reflected his weapon of choice. His cry of "Don't shoot, G-men!" helped coin a slang term for FBI agents.

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Machine Gun Kelly

In 1978, a two year old Tiger Woods made his TV debut on THIS MAN'S talk show and impressed fellow guests Bob Hope and Jimmy Stewart

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Mike Douglas

THIS SINGER made a comeback of sorts in 2001 with "Roots, vol 1," a compilation of cover songs from his early influences such as Lefty Frizzell, Hank Williams, and Hank Thompson as well as three original songs, one being "More Than My Old Guitar."

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Merle Haggard

What's the commonality?

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They all died on their birthday.