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Decades '17 - Day 1
October 2, 2017

I Love the 70s!



ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)

Name the character. (2 points)

Name the actor. (2 points)


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)

Name the character in the titles. (3 points)


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)

Name the network. (2 points)

Name the boxer. (2 points)



Total points: 28


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Decades '17 - Day 1
October 2, 2017

I Love the 70s!



ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)

Patton

Name the character. (2 points)

Gen. Patton

Name the actor. (2 points)

George C. Scott


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)

Raid


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)

Mastercharge

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)

Mastercard


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)

Leonard Nimoy

Name the character in the titles. (3 points)

Spock


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)

Superstars

Name the network. (2 points)

ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points)

Joe Frazier



Total points: 28

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1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)
Name the character. (2 points)
Name the actor. (2 points)
Movie - Patton
Character - George Patton
Actor - George C. Scott

SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)
Nope

COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest financial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)
Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)
Original name - Bank Americard
Current name - Visa


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)
Name the character in the titles. (3 points)
Actor - Leonard Nimoy
Character - Spock

TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)
Name the network. (2 points)
Name the boxer. (2 points)
Show - Superstars
Network - ABC
Boxer - Joe Frazier

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In the late 1950s, one of the largest financial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points) BankAmericard

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points) Visa


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points) Leonard Nimoy

Name the character in the titles. (3 points) Spock


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ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)
PATTON

Name the character. (2 points)
GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON

Name the actor. (2 points)

GEORGE C. SCOTT

COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)

DINERS CLUB

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)

VISA?

BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)

LEONARD NIMOY

Name the character in the titles. (3 points)

SPOCK


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ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)

Name the character. (2 points)

Name the actor. (2 points)


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points) - DDT?


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points) - Master Charge?

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points) - Mastercard?


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points) - Kirk Douglas

Name the character in the titles. (3 points) - Spartacus


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)

Name the network. (2 points) - NBC?

Name the boxer. (2 points) - Sonny Liston?


Sorry, I was not alive for half of the 70's. That's my excuse...

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Decades '17 - Day 1
October 2, 2017

I Love the 70s!


ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)

No clue. Going to have to WAG this one.

Young Frankenstien

Name the character. (2 points)
Dr. Frankenstien

Name the actor. (2 points)
Gene Wilder


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)
Shell No-Pest Strip, I liked the smell of them. Might explain some things.


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)
BankAmericard

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)
Visa, its everywhere you want to be.


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)


Name the character in the titles. (3 points)
Tonto


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)
Superstars

Name the network. (2 points)
ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points)
George Foreman



Total points: 28, not likely

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Decades '17 - Day 1
October 2, 2017

I Love the 70s!



ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)
Patton
Name the character. (2 points)
Gen. George Patton
Name the actor. (2 points)
George C. Scott

SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)
Nope

COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)
BankAmeriCard
Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)
Visa

BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)
Leonard Nimoy
Name the character in the titles. (3 points)
Spock

TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)
SuperStars
Name the network. (2 points)
ABC
Name the boxer. (2 points)
Joe Frazier

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October 2, 2017
[Reveal] Spoiler:
I Love the 70s!


ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)

PATTON

Name the character. (2 points)

GENERAL GEORGE PATTON

Name the actor. (2 points)

GEORGE C SCOTT



SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)

NOPE


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest financial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)

BANK AMERICARD

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)

MASTER CARD


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)

LEONARD NIMOY

Name the character in the titles. (3 points)

SPOCK


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)

SUPERSTARS

Name the network. (2 points)

ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points)

SMOKIN' JOE FRAZIER


Total points: 28


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ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points) PATTON

Name the character. (2 points) PATTON

Name the actor. (2 points) GEORGE C SCOTT


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points) THE NO-PEST STRIP?


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points) BANK AMERICARD

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points) VISA


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points) LEONARD NIMOY

Name the character in the titles. (3 points) SPOCK


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points) SUPERSTARS

Name the network. (2 points) ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points)JOE FRAZIER


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Decades '17 - Day 1
October 2, 2017

I Love the 70s!



ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points) Patton

Name the character. (2 points) Patton

Name the actor. (2 points) George C. Scott


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points) Ugh. I don't remember this. I'll guess Raid roach killer.


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest financial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points) Diner's Club.

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points) Leonard Nimoy

Name the character in the titles. (3 points) Spock

Thanks for the gimme.

TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points) I don't remember this either. I'll guess Wide World of Sports.

Name the network. (2 points) ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points) Rocky Graziano



Total points: 28

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In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)
ALAR

COMING & GOING
In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)
Bank Americard
Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)
Visa

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Decades '17 - Day 1
October 2, 2017

I Love the 70s!



ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)

Name the character. (2 points)

Name the actor. (2 points)

Well, I'm off to a wonderful start. :roll:


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)

Don't think it's "Raid". I'll try "Black Flag"


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)

Again, uncertainty rules. Let's go with Diner's Club


Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)

American Express?


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)

Finally, I know one for sure! Leonard Nimoy.


Name the character in the titles. (3 points)

Spock. I'd better do better tomorrow, or I shall not "live long and prosper" in this game.


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)

Superstars. I watched this regularly. I remember the embarrassment I suffered as a fan, when, in the "Team Superstars" program, the Yankees were swept by the Reds just like they had been in the World Series. "Coincidentally", Steinbrenner banned all future Yankee participation on the program, citing possible injury concerns. Yeah, injury to his ego.


Name the network. (2 points)

ABC


Name the boxer. (2 points)

I think it was Joe Frazier



Total points: 28

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I was not coherent for MOST of the 70's. That's mine. :wink:

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Actors & Lines:
Patton
Patton
George C Scott


Slogans & Spokesmen:
DDT


Coming & Going:
MasterCharge
MasterCard

(wasn't Diner's Club the first?)

Before & After:
Leonard Nimoy
Spock

TV Shows & Theme Songs
Superstars
NBC
Foreman


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Decades '17 - Day 1
October 2, 2017

I Love the 70s!



ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points) Patton

Name the character. (2 points) General George Patton

Name the actor. (2 points) George C. Scott


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points) No Pest Strip


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points) Bank Americard

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points) VISA


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points) Leonard Nimoy

Name the character in the titles. (3 points) Spock


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points) I should know this one

Name the network. (2 points) ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points) Joe Frazier



Total points: 28

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1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points) The French Connection (a guess based on the year)

Name the character. (2 points) Popeye Doyle

Name the actor. (2 points) Gene Hackman


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points) Mastercard


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points) Kirk Douglas

Name the character in the titles. (3 points) Spartacus


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points) Superstars

Name the network. (2 points) ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points) Joe Frazier



Total points: 28


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October 2, 2017

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ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points) Patton

Name the character. (2 points) Patton

Name the actor. (2 points) George C. Scott


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points) Raid


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points) BankAmeriCard

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points) MasterCard


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points) Kirk Douglas

Name the character in the titles. (3 points) Sparticus


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)

Name the network. (2 points) ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points) George Foreman




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ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points) Patton

Name the character. (2 points) Patton

Name the actor. (2 points) George C. Scott


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points) D Con


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points) Master Charge

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points) Master Card


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points) Leonard Nimoy

Name the character in the titles. (3 points) Spock


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points) Superstars

Name the network. (2 points) ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points) Ken Norton

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ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)
Patton

Name the character. (2 points)
Patton

Name the actor. (2 points)
George C. Scott

SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)
D-CON?

COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)
Bank Americard
Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)
Master Card

BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)
Leonard Nimoy

Name the character in the titles. (3 points)
Spock

TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)
Battle of the All Stars

Name the network. (2 points)
ABC
Name the boxer. (2 points)
George Forman


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Decades '17 - Day 1
October 2, 2017

I Love the 70s!



ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)
Patton

Name the character. (2 points)
General George S. Patton, Jr.

Name the actor. (2 points)
George C. Scott


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)
Shell No-Pest Strip


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)
BankAmericard

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)
Visa


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)
Leonard Nimoy

Name the character in the titles. (3 points)
Spock


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)
Superstars

Name the network. (2 points)
ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points)
Smokin' Joe Frazier



Total points: 28

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ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)

Name the character. (2 points)

Name the actor. (2 points)


SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)

Raid


COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest finacial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points) Bank AmeriCard

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points) Visa


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995
An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points) Leonard Nimoy

Name the character in the titles. (3 points) Spock


TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973
An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50-meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)

Name the network. (2 points) ABC

Name the boxer. (2 points) Muhammad Ali
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Decades '17 - Day 1
October 2, 2017

I Love the 70s!


ACTORS & LINES

1970
"I love it. God help me, I do love it so. I love it more than my life."

Name the movie. (2 points)

Name the character. (2 points)

Name the actor. (2 points)

Patton
Gen George Patton
George C. Scott



SLOGANS & SPOKESMEN

In 1979, Shell Chemical had to take its popular bug-killing product with the tagline, "It really works" off the market after the EPA found some cases of DDVP poisoning, resulting in at least one death.

Name the product. (4 points)

No-pest strip

Image

COMING & GOING

In the late 1950s, one of the largest financial institutions in the US launched what would become the first successful recognizably modern credit card. In 1976, all licensees united themselves under a common brand name.

Give the original credit card name. (3 points)

Give the updated (and current) credit card name. (3 points)

BankAmericard
Visa


BEFORE & AFTER

1975/1995

An actor wrote two autobiographies with his famous character name in the title. In 1975, he called it "I Am Not ________" In 1995, he changed it to "I Am ________".

Name the actor. (3 points)

Name the character in the titles. (3 points)

Leonard Nimoy
Spock




TV SHOWS & THEME SONGS

1973

An all-around sports competition that pitted elite athletes from different sports against one another in a series of athletic events premiered this year. In the very first event, the 50 meter swimming heats, a boxer nearly drowned, and only after he was retrieved from the pool did he admit that he didn't know how to swim.

Name the show. (2 points)

Name the network. (2 points)

Name the boxer. (2 points)

Superstars
ABC
Joe Frazier




Points: Esto and panic start off with perfect scores.

Everyone gets a trophy.


esto ~~ 28
panic ~~ 28
sss ~~ 26
AJ ~~ 24
earendel ~~ 24
melly ~~ 21
mrkelley ~~ 18
frogman ~~ 17
krox ~~ 16
BiT ~~ 16
tangredi ~~ 15
triviawayne ~~ 14
sprots ~~ 14
Bob#s ~~ 14
tbone ~~ 12
jarnon ~~ 12
suitguy ~~ 11
catfish ~~ 6
elwood ~~ 6
lb ~~ 2


Total points: 28


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The trophy is worth 2 points? Cool!

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