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Untitled Document 1988 South Africa signs accord granting independence to South-West Africa
1977 After only ten months as a professional jockey, sixteen-year-old Steve Cauthen won his 355th race and set a new earnings record.
1967 Then Justice Minister Pierre Trudeau tells the Commons that "There is no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation."
1964 Lockheed SR-71 spy aircraft reaches 3,530 kph (record for a jet)
1963 Reginald Binette kills four parishioners of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Ottawa in robbery attempt
1963 Official 30-day mourning period for President John F Kennedy ends
1910 US postal savings stamps first issued
1900 A new 35-horsepower car built by Daimler from a design by Emil Jellinek was completed. The car was named for Jellinek's daughter, Mercedes.
1894 French officer Alfred Dreyfus court-martialed for treason, triggers worldwide charges of anti-Semitism (Dreyfus later vindicated)
1849 Writer (Crime and Punishmen)Fyodor Dostoevsky is led before a firing squad and prepared for execution. He had been convicted and sentenced to death on November 16 for allegedly taking part in reprieved and sent into exile.
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A week is a long time in politics.

Harold Wilson

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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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Untitled Document 1949 Robin Gibb
1936 James Burke
1909 Patricia Hayes
1907 Dame Peggy Ashcroft
1888 Lord J Arthur Rank
1858 Giacomo Puccini




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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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