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Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:16 pm
by tonto
Was just watching the Bourne Identity and am pretty sure it was in Paris?

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:20 am
by Buzzie
Yes it's La Grande Arche in Paris, a modern version of L'Arc de Triomphe and is aligned on L'Axe historique that runs through Paris

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:29 pm
by tonto
What is the capital of American Samoa?

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:57 am
by tonto
Begins with P P.

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:59 am
by wildrover
Pago Pago - thought that was somewhere else for some reason..

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Sat Oct 15, 2016 12:56 pm
by tonto
Yes.

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Sat Oct 15, 2016 6:13 pm
by wildrover
What do the years 1016, 1066, 1483 and 1936 and no others have in common?

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:32 pm
by tonto
Two monarchs in the same year?

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PostPosted:Sun Oct 16, 2016 5:14 pm
by wildrover
Close but no cigar.

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PostPosted:Sun Oct 23, 2016 3:14 pm
by canine plums
THREE monarchs in the same year

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PostPosted:Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:22 pm
by wildrover
Correct!!

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:43 pm
by wildrover
The alias D B Cooper was used by a man in 1971 who perpetrated the only unsolved crime of its type in American history. It is widely believed that he died in the process of committing the crime but his body has never been found. What crime did he commit?

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:04 pm
by tonto
Basically held a plane to ransom and parachuted out with the dosh?

There have been a good few theories as to who and what, but nothing definite.

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:06 pm
by wildrover
Yep- absolutely spot on.

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:39 pm
by tonto
Who assassinated the British PM Spencer Percival?