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[January 10, 2014]
Name the Year [Newcastle Journal (England)]
(Newcastle Journal (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) who what where when? WHO... as Uncle Remus, wrote stories about Brer Rabbit? ? WHAT... is the Ultimate Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything according to the supercomputer Deep Thought in Douglas Adams's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy? WHERE... did the Australia Test cricketer AC Gilchrist hit an innings of 144 against Sri Lanka in 2004? WHEN... did the American Civil War end? remember when...
The following events all occurred in a year in living memory.
Can you guess the year? 1. Jamaica became an independent state after 307 years of British rule 2. The Cuban Missile Crisis brought the world seemingly to the brink of nuclear war 3. The world's first passenger hovercraft service opened across the estuary of the River Dee 4. Sonny Liston knocked out Floyd Patterson to become world heavyweight champion wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean? DOMETT A Serving-woman B German breed of miniature dog C Cloth made from wool and cotton who am I? A writer, I was born in Massachusetts in 1922. I was born to a French-Canadian family and learned English aged six. I was part of the Beat Generation and my most famous work was On the Road, published in 1957.
answers NAME THE YEAR: 2003 WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Joel Chandler Harris; 42; Kandy; 1865 REMEMBER WHEN: 1962 WORDWISE: C WHO AM I: Jack Kerouac FOR our picture puzzle each day we take a shot from The Journal archives, giving you a bit of a clue and asking you to name the year the picture was taken.
Today's picture shows John Prescott making his keynote speech of the Core Cities event at Newcastle Civic Centre, but in what year? The answer is given below with the solutions to the quizzes.
Guess the Year pictures are often available for purchase. Call our photosales team on 0191 201 6001 or visit www.journallive.co.uk/ buyaphoto (c) 2014 ProQuest Information and Learning Company; All Rights Reserved.
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