Lighter Side of the News (Jun. 28, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

lshultz82


Quiz Description

Quiz - #05-11

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 421 98 00
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2 lshultz82 369 95 15
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3 Tarn 357 92 15
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4 BarthR 341 89 00
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5 IvixorB 338 85 00
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6 quarterrican 329 82 00
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7 CoenM 323 79 00
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8 TWright17 310 76 15
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9 SokolM 308 73 00
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10 GoodmanDL 304 70 00
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11 helene 300 67 15
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12 Vendy12 290 64 00
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13 casketromance 286 60 00
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14 KPope 285 57 00
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15 akambour 282 54 15
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16 MilesTeg 260 51 00
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17 srs 248 48 00
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18 felsenheldd 247 45 00
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19 HumbabaORiley 233 42 00
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20 HortonR 229 39 00
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21 HoH 221 35 15
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22 MatherV 214 32 00
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23 Michalle 199 29 00
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24 FauxD 180 26 00
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25 ArunH 165 23 00
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26 BringMoreLegos 140 20 00
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27 PSUrose 130 17 00
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28 DouglasLovesVixey 109 14 00
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29 JCEurovision 98 10 00
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30 orwant 68 4 00
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30 Vintsanity 68 4 00
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30 watersd 68 4 00
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Questions:

Just within the last few days, there have been multiple instances of handsome male celebrities being hit by a ball (e.g. to the face, groin) while participating in a sporting event. Name ONE of these plunked pretty boys.

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Harry Styles, Leonardo DiCaprio

Recently, The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced the list of honorees for the Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2020. What leading lady of such films as, "Sleeping with the Enemy" and "Dying Young", will receive a sidewalk star in 2020?

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Julia Roberts

Related to another 2020 Walk of Fame honoree, what 9-letter word fills-in the blank in this recent headline from Spin: "Elvis Costello & The _________ Announce Fall Tour"?

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Imposters

Multiple choice. A new reality competition television series, hosted by Rob Riggle and Joe Tessitore, features contestants competing in what game: A) Foosball; B) Miniature Golf; C) Air Hockey; D) Skeeball?

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B

The image seen here is a redacted screenshot, taken from a currently playing movie, of what character?

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Chucky

With her win last weekend at the 2019 Birmingham Classic, Ashleigh Barty continued her hot streak and became the new #1 ranked women's singles tennis player. What nation does Barty represent in competition?

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Australia

For the 12th week in a row, "Old Town Road" by rapper Lil Nas X tops the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #1. What country music singer is the featured artist in this remixed version of the song which has topped the charts?

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Billy Ray Cyrus

The Wikipedia entry for a new horror film, to be released this Wednesday, includes the line: "It follows a group of friends who travel to Sweden for a festival that only occurs every 90 years." Also the film's title, what is the name of this festival?

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Midsommar

Due to his charisma and solid hitting this season, a certain MLB slugger has experienced a recent spike in attention. Name the first baseman seen in this photo taken this past week.

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Cody Bellinger

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "103-Year-Old Women & Breezy Gusty Names". Here we go. This Monday, the world celebrates the 103rd birthday of what Golden Age screen legend who is the last surviving cast member of "Gone with the Wind"?

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Olivia de Havilland

Recently, sprinter Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins, who is 103-years-old, surprised the field by winning two races at the National Senior Games. What was Hawkins' winning time (in seconds) for the 100 meter dash? (accept within 10)

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46.07 (accept 36.07 to 56.07)

The 2019 BET Awards were held and aired on its namesake television channel this past week. On what day of the week (as in the 7-day week) were the BET Awards held?

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Sunday