January's Quiz by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:

GambinoG


Quiz Description

New year, new quiz. I resolve this won't be as painful as December's.

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Questions:

This is January's birthstone.

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Garnet

January Jones, born Jan 5, 1978 (or 364 days after me) and best known for playing Betty Draper on "Mad Men," now plays Melissa Chartres on THIS CURRENT TV COMEDY set after the alpaca-lips, er, apocalypse.

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The Last Man on Earth

When the MLK holiday was established in 1986, THIS STATE made an infamous effort to ignore it. It cost them the Super Bowl for several years until voters approved the holiday in 1992.

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Arizona

Speaking of MLK: Written in 1981, the song "Happy Birthday" by THIS ARTIST was used as the theme song for the push for an MLK holiday. It also appeared on his album "Hotter than July."

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Stevie Wonder

Anton Drexler established THIS POLITICAL PARTY on January 5, 1919. A year later, an up and coming member (Party member #55, but later changed to #7) would take over, **change its name**, and ruin all of Drexler's work (among other things).

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German Workers' Party (Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, DAP) [DNA Nazi Party as it wasn't known as that at the start]

THIS NATION celebrates their independence day on January 1st. This year's will commemorate their 212th year of independence.

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Haiti

Many think that January gets its name from the god Janus, god of beginnings and endings (not to mention a good name for a Bond film crime group) . However, according to Roman farmers' almanacs, January actually gets its name from THIS ROMAN GODDESS.

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Juno

January 8th is the birthday of Elvis Presley, who was born in THIS MISSISSIPPI CITY.

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Tupelo

Events from January 6th: On January 6, 1540, Henry VIII married (by proxy) THIS WIFE. She was played by the very lovely and non-equine-esque looking Joss Stone in "The Tudors."

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Anne of Cleves

On January 6, 1941, FDR delivered his famous "Four Freedoms" speech. NAME ANY THREE OF THE FOUR FREEDOMS mentioned, made famous in a series of paintings by Norman Rockwell.

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Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, Freedom from Fear

On January 6, 1977, in the only noteworthy event I could find that occurred the day I was born, EMI fired THIS PUNK ROCK BAND after they (allegedly) swore at and spat upon workers at Heathrow Airport (on top of the rumors of trashing hotel room as well).

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The Sex Pistols

On January 6, 1994, Nancy Kerrigan was knee-capped after leaving a practice session at the US Figure Skating Championships being held in THIS CITY. [WHHHHYYYYYY????????]

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Detroit