What 1959 cult sci-fi film by Ed Wood is often called the worst film ever made?
- Fire Maidens from Outer Space
- Planet 9 from Outer Space
- The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies
- The Swarm
Haile Selassie, born this week in 1892, was the regent of which country?
- Eswatini (Swaziland)
Which famous lost Inca site was rediscovered by Hiram Bingham this week in 1911?
- Chan Chan
- Machu Picchu
Custer's Last Stand, the famous defeat of the US 7th Cavalry this week in 1876 by Sioux and Cheyenne warriors is also known as?
- Battle of the Little Bighorn
- Battle of Stony Lake
- Battle of Julesburg
- Battle of Wolf Mountain
Who appeared to descend by parachute accompanied by James Bond to open the 2012 Olympic Games in London?
- British Prime Minister David Cameron
- Paddington Bear
- Queen Elizabeth II
- Prince William
True or False: In 1945 a lift operator survived falling 75 stories after a plane crashed into the Empire State Building and broke the cables of their elevator?
In 1943 the RAF began Operation Gomorrah, their most destructive WWII bombing campaign on which German city?
Who is this elected world leader, born this week in 1980, and only the 2nd to give birth while in office?
- Julia Gillard
- Jacinda Ardern
- Benazir Bhutto
- Laura Chinchilla
The 1944 conference of Bretton Woods established what international organisation based on the economic ideas of John Maynard Keynes?
- United Nations (UN)
- Marshall Plan
- International Criminal Court
- International Monetary Fund (IMF)
How old was golfer Tiger Woods when he became the youngest person ever to win all four major open titles this week in 2000?
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