Famous Crashes by LuskT

Champion(s):

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Runner(s)-Up:

WeikleB
I say what it occurs to me to say when I think I hear people say things. More, I cannot say.


Quiz Description

ThorsleyD already covered famous outages, so I'm taking the "crash" angle.

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Questions:

Which actor voiced the crash victim seen here?

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Paul Newman

In what month did both the stock market crashes of 1929 and 1987 occur?

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October

Meteor Crater in Arizona, formed when a meteorite roughly 50 meters across crashed into the desert, is not a registered national monument because it is privately owned by what family rather than by the federal government?

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Barringer

Identify this character.

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Crash Bandicoot

Lawrence Columbus "Crash" Davis served as the inspiration for one of the lead characters in what 1988 film?

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Bull Durham

The title of the Crash Test Dummies single "Afternoons and Coffeespoons" is derived from which T.S. Eliot poem?

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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

Identify this stuntman whose stunts often ended in spectacular crashes.

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Super Dave Osborne

Which airline's flight 191 between Chicago and Los Angeles suffered the deadliest aviation crash on American soil in 1979? It later became the subject of a Steve Goodman song.

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American Airlines

Which former Tennessee Titans placekicker, holder of the record for the most made field goals in a single game with 8, died in a single-vehicle car crash in 2014?

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Rob Bironas

One popular crash diet involves the regular consumption of what citrus fruit that originated in the Caribbean as a hybrid between an orange and a pomelo?

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Grapefruit
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Roy Lichtenstein

As a space geek, I received a special gift on my 40th birthday (9/15/2017) when which spacecraft completed its 13-year mission by crashing into Saturn's atmosphere?

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Cassini