Q1) Which stage macigian died on the 31st of October, 1926?
Q2) More to the point, which Indian politician died on October 31st, 1984?
Q3) What’s the traditional name for Halloween in Cornwall?
Q4) 31st October, 475, saw the coronation of the last Western Roman Emperor; what was his name?
Q5) 31st October, 1517, saw who nail 95 Theses to the door of a church, in Wittenburg?
Q6) And finally … Which noted American actor died of a drug overdose, on October 31st, 1993?
Q1) 30th October, 1485, saw the coronatrion of which English king?
A1) Henry 7th.
Q2) 30th October, 1938, Orson Welles caused mass panic in the USA, by broadcasting his version of which science fiction classic?
A2) “War of the Worlds”, by H. G. Wells.
Q3) Who was named as Prime Minister of Italy, today, in 1922?
A3) Benito Mussolini.
Q4) 30th October, saw the birth of neorologist, Georges de la Tourette; which French-speaking country was he from?
Q5) It’s also the birthday — in 1945 — of American actor, Henry Winkler; which TV character did he become famous for playing?
A5) Arthur Fonzerelli; otherwise known, of course, as The Fonz.
Q6) 30th October, 1958, saw the birth of “Neighbours” star, Stefan Dennis; which character does he play?
A6) Paul Robinson.
Q7) And finally, today in 1974 sasw Muhammed Ali defeat George Foreman, in the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’; in which African country was the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’?
A7) Zaire. (In Kinshasa, to be precise.)