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Quiz Questions I




  1. Sadly, Robin Williams was found dead of an apparent suicide on August 11, 2014, but which actress died on the same day?
  2. In which country did Charlie Chaplin die on Christmas day in 1977?
  3. Why did Aldous Huxley's and CS Lewis's deaths not make the front pages?
  4. In which year did Elvis Presley die?
  5. Queen Victoria was Queen from June 1837 until her death, in which year?
  6. True or false? Zsa Zsa Gabor lived to be over 100?
  7. Which American actress and model died hours before Michael Jackson went into cardiac arrest?
  8. Two of the following famous celebs were still alive in August 2018 and over 100, which two: Vera Lynn, Kirk Douglas, Dick Van Dyke, Doris Day?
  9. Which world famous person died just six days after after Princess Diana’s car crash?




  10. Which year saw the deaths of Tony Curtis, Dennis Hopper, Alexander McQueen and Lynn Redgrave?
  11. Steve "Crocodile Hunter" Irwin died age 44 in which year?
  12. America's founding fathers John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died within hours of each other on which date in 1826?
  13. Which actor died 4 days after David Bowie and was the same age?
  14. Who died at the La Moraleja Golf Course near Madrid after a round of golf in October 1977?
  15. Which BBC journalist was shot dead on her Fulham doorstep in 1999?
  16. In which year did Marilyn Monroe die and how old was she?
  17. Which British city saw both the deaths of football manager Jock Stein after he suffered a heart attack at the end of a game and singer Gene Pitney, found dead in his hotel room during a UK tour?
  18. Amy Winehouse, Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison all died at which age?
  19. In which year did Freddie Mercury sadly pass away?
  20. Who died the yongest: Buddy Holly, James Dean or River Pheonix?

Answers:

  1. Lauren Bacall
  2. Switzerland
  3. They died on the same day that President JF Kennedy was assassinated
  4. 1977
  5. 1901
  6. False (she died aged 99 years 316 days in 2016)
  7. Farrah Fawcett (June 2009)
  8. Vera Lynn and Kirk Douglas
  9. Mother Theresa (1997)
  10. 2010





  11. 2006
  12. July 4th (Amazingly, it was the 50-year anniversary of the US Declaration of Independence)
  13. Alan Rickman (both aged 69, and died in January 2016)
  14. Bing Crosby (real name, Harry Lillis Crosby)
  15. Jill Dando
  16. 1962, aged 36
  17. Cardiff
  18. 27 (The 27 Club is a list of popular musicians, artists, or actors who died at age 27)
  19. 1991
  20. Buddy Holly (aged just 22)