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Each of th­ese is a quiz ques­tion in its own right, but the an­swers con­nect to a common theme, which could be any­thing from plumb straight­for­ward to bizarrely lat­eral



3 Whose life story formed the ba­sis for the film Walk the Line, star­ring Joaquin Phoenix (pic­tured)? Who was the Amer­i­can lawyer best known for his lead­er­ship role in the de­fence and crim­i­nal ac­quit­tal of O J Simp­son for the mur­der of his for­mer wife Ni­cole Brown Simp­son and her friend Ron­ald Gold­man? Which leg­endary Hol­ly­wood pro­ducer of such films as Gone With the Wind and Re­becca was at the helm of the RKO Stu­dio?

4 Who was the front­man of an in­stru­men­tal R&B/funk band whose orig­i­nal mem­bers in­cluded Steve Crop­per (gui­tar), Lewie Stein­berg (bass), and Al Jack­son, Jr (drums)?

5 Who was the US Pres­i­dent when the atom bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Na­gasaki in Au­gust 1945?

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