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who, what, where, when? WHO is the former author wife of Jonathan Dimbleby? WHAT was the BBC's teletext service called? WHERE are the annual Diamond Challenge Sculls held? WHEN was the Humber Bridge officially opened? remember when...

The following events all occurred in a year in living memory. Can you guess the year? 1 Clint Eastwood became Mayor of Carmel 2 The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on take-off 3 The GLC was abolished 4 Mike Tyson became world heavyweight boxing champion impossipuzzles The children were all at Sunday school when Bob looked in.

"What a crowd," he exclaimed. "There must be about 100 kids here."

Joan smiled. "Not that many, but they'll split up into their classes in a moment," she told him. "There would be exactly 100 if there were three times as many boys or twice as many girls."

How many were there? wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean? MOTMOT A Native of North Africa B Tropical American bird C Hungarian beverage who am I? An author, I was born in Sydney, Australia in 1958. I'm married to human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, QC. My novels include Mad Cows and Altar Ego.

10 questions 1. Gotterdammerung, meaning "twilight of the gods" is the name of an opera by whom? 6. John Reid Road in South Tyneside is named after a man who served the area as a what for around 30 years? 2. What is the name of the disease which wiped out virtually the entire population of rabbits in the UK in the 1950s? 7. The name of which medical condition derives from the Greek for "half a head"? 3. Which Tyneside village has held an annual Children's Treat event since 1907? 8. Which Russian city, one of the host cities for this year's World Cup, was called Tsaritsyn between 1598 and 1925? 4. Coconuts are misnamed, because they are not nuts but what? 9. Lon Chaney, Charles Laughton and Anthony Quinn are among the actors to have played which character? 5. Under which name did Chloe Anthony Wofford win the 1993 Nobel Prize for literature? 10. Canopus, Rigel, Regulus and Procyon are all names of what? answers WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Bel Mooney; Ceefax; Henley; 1981 REMEMBER WHEN: 1986 IMPOSSIPUZZLES: 40 girls, 20 boys. WORDWISE: B WHO AM I: Kathy Lette 10 QUESTIONS: 1 Wagner, 2 Myxomatosis, 3 Shiremoor, 4 Seeds, 5 Toni Morrison, 6 Engineer, 7 Migraine (hemicrania), 8 Volgograd, 9 The hunchback of Notre Dame, 10 Stars

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Apr 9, 2018
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