Pub quiz questions

  1. Which civil rights campaigner was awarded the 1965 Nobel Peace Prize?
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  2. What is Yuri Gagarin said to have done after leaving the bus just prior to the first space flight that has become a tradition with Russian cosmonauts?
    Urinated on its wheel
    12 April 1961

  3. Name the ex-footballer
    Alan Shearer
    Rumoured to have been party to a super-injunction with Gaby Logan

  4. Who was the female vocalist with the Pretenders?
    Chrissie Hynde

  5. Who is the lead singer with Wet Wet Wet?
    Marti Pellow

  6. Name the golfer
    Tiger Woods
    Took out an injunction to prevent photos and details of private life getting out

  7. Which Russian President failed to make it off his aircraft when he flew to Ireland to meet Albert Reynolds in 1994?
    Boris Yeltsin
    It was alleged he was too drunk, though the official version was he was unwell/overslept

  8. Which children's author wrote screenplays for the films You Only Live Twice and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?
    Roald Dahl

  9. Who sang "Strangers in the Night?"
    Frank Sinatra

  10. Who's abdication handed the throne to George VI?
    Edward VIII's
    People(1) Royalty(1) 1930s(2) Sleaze(1)
    11 December 1936 - after just over 11 months