Detroit Lions Championship Seasons by VaccaD

Champion(s):

PerryS


Runner(s)-Up:

DaviesML


Quiz Description

Answer the following about things that happened during years when the Detroit Lions won the NFL championship. Note that there are no actual questions about Detroit Lions championships, because they all happened so long ago they're hardly a fair subject for a quiz.

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Questions:

In 1935, the Lions beat the New York Giants 26-7 to win their first NFL title. WHAT MAN would later claim to have had a vision of Jesus on Easter of that year, in which he was anointed by Jesus to become a parent to all humanity?

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SUN MYUNG MOON

1935 also saw the founding of WHAT ORGANIZATION in Akron, Ohio, by Bill Wilson and Bob Smith?

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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

1935 was also the year that WHAT NOVEL, telling the story of journalist Doremus Jessup's struggle with the US government, was first published?

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IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE

In 1952, the Lions beat the Cleveland Browns 17-7 to win their second NFL championship. WHAT MAN, who shares his first name with a famous Detroiter, was elected Prime Minister of the Gold Coast that same year?

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KWAME NKRUMAH

1952 also marked the premiere of WHAT MUSICAL COMPOSITION, inspired in part by a series of works by Robert Rauschenberg? The beginning of the score for the famous opening is provided.

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4'33"

1952 also saw the West End debut of WHAT PLAY, an adaptation of a work by Agatha Christie, that has never closed and remains the longest continually-running play in history?

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THE MOUSETRAP

In 1953, the Lions beat the Browns 17-16 to win their third NFL championship. WHAT TEAM - BOTH LOCATION AND TEAM NAME REQUIRED - finished in last place in the NFL that year, with just a single win? The franchise hasn't won a title since 1947, the only NFL championship drought longer than that of the Lions.

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CHICAGO CARDINALS

1953 was also the year in which James Watson and Francis Crick suggested the double helix structure of DNA based on an x-ray diffraction image taken by a grad student working for WHAT PHYSICIST, who controversially did not share Watson and Crick's Nobel Prize?

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ROSALIND FRANKLIN

1953 also saw the debut of The Knickerbocker Beer Show, a variety show hosted by Steve Allen, on local New York television. Following name and genre changes, it is now known as WHAT TELEVISION SHOW, the third-longest-running show on NBC?

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THE TONIGHT SHOW

In 1957, the Lions beat the Browns 59-14 to win their last NFL championship. 1957 was also the year that WHAT BUILDING, located at 3734 Bellevue Boulevard, was first occupied by its most famous resident?

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GRACELAND

Also in 1957, President Eisenhower sent troops to enforce school desegregation in Little Rock, Arkansas, over the objections of WHAT GOVERNOR? He retired in 1966 but made multiple comeback attempts, ending with a failed primary challenge to Bill Clinton in 1986.

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ORVAL FAUBUS

1957 also saw the arrest of WHAT MAN, the inspiration for the movies Psycho and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, for the murder of Bernice Worden?

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EDWARD GEIN