Wednesday, July 9, 2014

20 Who's Who Questions? (July 2014)

ANSWERS BELOW...
  1. Who produced the opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics held in Squaw Valley, California in 1960?
  2. Which British Prime Minister was born 8 days after the Battle of the Somme on July 9, 1916?
  3. Which member of the Beatles was born first, John, Ringo, Paul or George?
  4. Who is regarded as the father of the Indian independence movement?
  5. Which Irish international footballer, born in 1959, played domestic football with Pearse Rovers, Dalkey United and St Patrick's Athletic?
  6. Born in Glasgow in 1949, which singer - with the middle name Freuder - was a founding member of Dire Straits?
  7. Which actress played Miss Moneypenny in the James Bond films of the Timothy Dalton era 'The Living Daylights' and 'Licence to Kill'?
  8. Who announced his resignation as manager of Liverpool FC on July 12, 1974?
  9. Which former commodities trader is the leader of the UK Independence Part (UKIP)?
  10. Who is the editor of the RTE Guide, Ireland's largest selling magazine?
  11. Which horse ridden by Davy Russell and trained by Jim Culloty won the 2014 Cheltenham Gold Cup at odds of 20/1?
  12. Ethel Skakel, born in Chicago in 1928, later became which famous US politician's wife?
  13. Which former US First Lady died in 2011 at the age of 93?
  14. Which Greek hero was called 'Tamer of Horses'?
  15. Which Irish politician was born in the village of Islandeady in County Mayo, Ireland, 0n 24 April, 1951?
  16. Which of the actresses in the original TV series 'Charlie's Angels' was born with the surname Stoppelmoor in 1951?
  17. In 2006, which right-handed French player beat Justine Henin to win the Wimbledon women's singles championships?
  18. Which band first came to the public eye after being selected to represent the UK in the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest, in which they finished seventh with the song "Mary Ann"?
  19. What was the name of the character played by Michael J. Fox (born June 9, 1961) in the 'Back to the Future' trilogy of films?
  20. Mathgamain mac Cennétig or Mahon was the older brother of which former High King of Ireland?

ANSWERS:
  1. Walt Disney
  2. Sir Edward Heath (Prime Minister 1970-74)
  3. Ringo Starr (3 months older than John)
  4. Mahatma Gandhi
  5. Paul McGrath
  6. Mark Freuder Knopfler
  7. Caroline Bliss
  8. Bill Shankly
  9. Nigel Farage
  10. Catherine Lee
  11. Lord Windermere
  12. Robert F. Kennedy
  13. Betty Ford
  14. Poseidon
  15. Enda Kenny
  16. Cheryl Ladd
  17. Amélie Mauresmo
  18. Black Lace
  19. Marty McFly
  20. Brian Ború