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Untitled Document 1982 Argentina seizes Malvinas (Falklands) Islands the start of the war with England
1979 Israeli PM Menachem Begin visits Cairo Egypt
1977 Charlotte Brew becomes the first woman to ride in Britain's Grand National steeplechase when she rides her own horse, Barony Fort.
1975 The CN Tower is completed, reaching 555.35 metres in height, becoming the world's tallest free-standing structure
1974 Georges Pompidou French president, dies in Paris
1970 Qatar gains independence from Britain
1968 Chad creates Union of Central African States
1966 Soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes first spacecraft to orbit Moon
1963 Explorer 17 attains Earth orbit (254/914 km)
1957 In Toronto 22-year-old Elvis Presley plays two concerts before 23,000 people at Maple Leaf Gardens; his second concert, before 15,000 fans
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Veni, vidi, vici [I came, I saw, I conquered].

Julius Caesar

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This section provides quick links to high-quality quiz reference material ideal for the serious quizzer who likes to revise lists, facts and curious information which often crops up in pub quizzes. *Please note work is still ongoing with this section and is not complete.
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The Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai is 848m tall, over 50% higher than the world's previous tallest building.The building contains 160 habitable floors, the world's highest outside observation desk, the highest mosque amongst other records and was built at a cost of $1.5bn.

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Untitled Document 1966 Teddy Sheringham
1960 Linford Christie
1946 Sue Townsend
1940 Penelope Keith
1939 Marvin Gaye
1937 Barry Hills
1914 Sir Alec Guiness
1834 Frederic Bartholdi
1805 Hans Christian Andersen
1725 Casanova
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On the way to becoming an Egghead there are certain questions you simply must be able to answer. Follow the links opposite to questions which should guide you along the path to becoming an EGGHEAD.
One key element to Egghead attainment is the ability to remember lists of facts even on subjects which you have no interest in. Often gameshow or quiz league questions do not go into great detail so knowing these basic quiz lists is a huge help. Use the lists above as quick learning aids.
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