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 Alan's TV Shows FUN Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE1) Who is the American actress and comedian, widely known for her sitcom roles in Seinfeld and The New Adventures of Old Christine, born in New York City on January 13?

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Mildred Hill
  • Rachael Morrow

2) On January 20, John F. Kennedy is the first U.S. president to be sworn in, in a color telecast. NBC covers the inauguration in color.

  • True or False?

3) Who is the actor and comedian born on April 3?

  • Eddie Murphy
  • Geoffrey Owens
  • Casey Siemaszko

4) Who is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host in Mission Hills, California on April 23, 1961?

  • Gene Eugene Andrusco
  • George Lopez
  • Nicholas Lyndhurst

5) On April 29, what show debuts on ABC's and runs until 2006?

  • Wide World of Sports
  • Monday Night Football
  • The Morning Show

6) He was renowned for his quiet, understated acting style and his stoic, individualistic, emotionally restrained, but at times intense screen persona, which was particularly well suited to the many Westerns he made. His career spanned from 1925 until shortly before his death, and comprised more than one hundred films.
Who is the actor that died on May 13?

  • Gary Cooper
  • Peter Marshall
  • Tom Reynolds

7) On July 1, the soap opera The Brighter Day airs its first episode after moving taping locations from New York City to Los Angeles.  As a result, key character Babby Dennis and her love interest are mysteriously written out of the show; the actors who played them didn't want to move.

  • True or False?

8) What TV Show did NOT debut in 1961?

  • Ben Casey
  • Going My Way
  • Password

9) What TV Show did NOT end its run in 1961?

  • The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford
  • This Is Your Life
  • The Ed King Show

10) Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color moves from CBS to FOX to take advantage of the latter network's color broadcasting abilities.

  • True or False?
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1961 In TV Trivia

  1. Julia Louis-Dreyfus

  2. True

  3. Eddie Murphy

  4. George Lopez

  5. Wide World of Sports

  6. Gary Cooper

  7. True

  8. Going My Way

  9. The Ed King Show

  10. False. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color moves from ABC to NBC to take advantage of the latter network's color broadcasting abilities.

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