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Quiz to Greet the New Year

posted by Nell Minow

The answers to all of these questions relate in some way to the first month of the year.

1.  Kevin Kline starred in a film about a serial killer with what timely title?

2. What Australian actor with a January birthday appeared in films where he went back in time, accepted a loan from Richard Burton, and romanced Jane Fonda?

3. What blonde star appeared in “Mad Men” and “X-Men First Class?

4. What handsome actor born on New Year’s Day has co-starred with John Travolta, Gabrielle Union, and Cuba Gooding, Jr.?

5. Shirley Temple lived in a lighthouse and danced with Buddy Ebsen in what movie? 

6. This child star with a January birthday appeared in classic films as the sister of Judy Garland and Elizabeth Taylor.

7. One of the biggest January openings was what action comedy about a security guard on a Segway?

8. Jeffrey Wright gave a brilliant performance in a television movie as what historical figure whose birthday we celebrate in January each year?

9. This debonair movie star with a January birthday began as an acrobat and went on to co-star with Katherine Hepburn, Mae West, and Ingrid Bergman.

10. Which “Star Wars” performer shares a birthday with Betty White and Jim Carrey?

 



  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Connie

    1. The January Man
    3. January Jones
    8. Martin Luther King Jr
    9. Cary Grant

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