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What is Nat King Cole's real name?
Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American singer and jazz pianist. He was a heavy smoker of Kool menthol cigarettes. He believed that smoking up to three packs a day gave his voice the rich sound it had. His many years of smoking caught up with him, resulting in his death from lung cancer on February 15, 1965. He died at the early age of 45 years old.
Which novelist is that?
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
George R.R. Martin
George Raymond Richard Martin is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. He is best known for his series of epic fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, which was later adapted into the HBO series Game of Thrones.
Who became the first World Chess Champion?
José Raúl Capablanca
Wilhelm was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed World Chess Champion, from 1886 to 1894. He was also a highly influential writer and chess theoretician. He is considered to be the founder of the scientific approach to chess, unveiling in 1873 a new positional style of play.
How many Academy Awards did Jack Nicholson win?
Jack Nicholson is considered as one of the greatest actors in cinema history. His 12 Academy Award nominations make him the most nominated male actor in the Academy's history. He has won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, one for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and the other for As Good as It Gets (1997). He also won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Terms of Endearment (1983).
Who is the author of the shortest horror story?
Edgar Allan Poe
He is known for his use of humor and for his mastery of the "short short" form stories of 1 to 3 pages, often with ingenious plotting devices and surprise endings. His short story called "Knock" has only two sentences: "The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door..."
What was Freddie Mercury's birth name?
Mercury was born of Parsi descent in the Sultanate of Zanzibar. He spent most of his childhood in India. At the age of 18, he moved with his family to Middlesex, England.
What was the birth name of Bob Dylan?
Robert Michael Dylan
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Bob Dylan was born as Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941 in a Jewish family in Duluth, Minnesota. He adopted the stage name "Bob Dylan" influenced by poems by Dylan Thomas. In August 1962 he legally changed his name to Robert Dylan.
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