Q1) Tonight is Walpurgis Nacht; in many of the countries it’s celebrated, it’s the equivalent to what; Bonfire Night, or Halloween?
Q2) Walpurgis Natch is named after Saint Walpurga; which English county was she from?
Q3) Today is also the day — in 1812 — when the 18th US state joined the Union. Which US state are we talking about?
Q4) Today in 2008 saw the remains of Alexei and Anastasia Romanov being found; which country’s Royal family were they members of?
Q5) Today is also the birthday of which back from the dead “EastEnders” actor?
Q6) Today saw the birth of the World Wide Web, at CERN, in 1993; in which European country is CERN?
Q7) The American blues musician known as the ‘Father of the Chicago Blues’, died today in 1983; was that Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, or Blind Lemon Jefferson?
Q8) Today in 1973 saw President Richard Nixon famously make a speech about what … ?
Q9) Moving on, George Washington was sworn in as the first elected president of the USA; in which year o the 1780’s?
Q10) And finally, today in 1975 saw the ending of which controversial war?
Q1) According to the UN, April the 29th is International what day?
A1) International Dance Day.
Q2) Alfred Hitcock died on the 29th April 1980; how many Oscar’s was he nominated for?
A2) Five. (He only “won” a lifetime achievement one)
Q3) 29th April, 1970, saw the birth of singer, Jo O’Meara; which band was she a member of?
A3) S Club 7.
Q4) 29th April, 1770 saw Captain James Cook arrive at which Australian Bay?
A4) Botany Bay.
Q5) And finally, today was the birthday of Japanese Emperor Hirohito who, — in addition to his Imperial duties — published scientific papers on what; jellyfish, pine trees, or Jurassic rock formations?