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Apr 15


Top 10 Presidents of the United States of AmericaThey were some of America’s most influential heads of state and government. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 U.S. Presidents.FROM EVENT:
Death of Abraham Lincoln
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Who is the Pulitzer Prize-winning president that did not serve a full term on our list of the Top 10 U.S. presidents?

Which American president on our list signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act?

There are 2 presidents with the last name Roosevelt on our list of the Top 10 U.S. presidents.

There are no presidents with the last name Bush on our list of the Top 10 U.S. presidents.


Top 10 Iconic AmericansThey represent the Stars and Stripes. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 iconic Americans. For this list, we’ve chosen ten people who we thought best represent the United States and whose images are forever linked with Americana.FROM EVENT:
Death of Abraham Lincoln
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Michael Jordan came back from retirement more than once.

Elvis Presley was drafted into the military after he was already famous.

Which of the following was the first president of the United States?

In what American city did Martin Luther King lead a bus boycott?


Top 10 Influential Communist LeadersThese were the faces of a new political order. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 communist leaders.FROM EVENT:
Birthday of Nikita Khrushchev
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What was the name of Karl Marx's partner who helped him with 'The Communist Manifesto'?

Which communist leader was assassinated while living in exile?

Nikita Khrushchev was a vocal supporter of his predecessor, Joseph Stalin.

Fidel Castro helped spearhead a military campaign that saw dictator Fulgencio Batista overthrown, allowing Castro to rise to power.


Top 10 ShipwrecksSailing the cruel seas can end in tragedy. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the ten most infamous shipwrecks.FROM EVENT:
The Titanic sinks in the Atlantic
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The Halifax Explosion was caused by the collision of the SS Imo and the SS Mont-Blanc, and remains one of history's largest man-made explosions.

The sinking of the RMS Titanic resulted in the largest loss of human life resulting from a shipwreck in history.

Which ship was NOT sunk as an act of war?

Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot told the story of which shipwreck in one of his songs?


Top 10 Influential Political Leaders of the Last CenturyThey made history. In this WatchMojo.com video, we take a look at 10 influential political leaders of the last century.FROM EVENT:
Birthday of Kim II-sung
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Mohandas Gandhi spent time as a lawyer in South Africa before becoming the leader of the Indian independence movement.

Winston Churchill worked with United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Soviet Union’s Joseph Stalin to help end World War II.

Who is the founder of the People’s Republic of China?

Who was South Africa’s first black president?


Top 10 Fast Food MascotsAdvocates of healthy living, they sure ain't. Advertising heroes, they sure are! Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 fast food mascots. Don't forget to check out the rest of the series, which includes Top 10 Food Mascots and Top 10 Breakfast Cereal Mascots as well!FROM EVENT:
McDonald's Corporation is founded
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What was the Burger King mascot's unofficial nickname?

Which breed of dog advertised Taco Bell in the 1990s?

In 2009, Jack Box was hit by a train.

The Domino's Pizza Noid wore a blue spandex full bodysuit.


Top 10 Product Commercial JinglesYou may not realize it, but you probably know a lot of these. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we are counting down our picks for the top 10 commercial Jingles.FROM EVENT:
First McDonalds restaurant opens
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Which iconic musician and songwriter was responsible for the State Farm jingle?

The Taste is Gonna Move You is the jingle for what popular chewing gum?

The Jolly Green Giant is the mascot for a golf club manufacturing company.

Meow Mix is actually marketed towards dog owners.


Top 10 Iconic American BusinessesThese American businesses have stood the test of time and are positioned to dominate in the 21st century. Join http://ww.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 iconic American businesses.FROM EVENT:
First McDonalds restaurant opens
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Pepsi is the soft drink company that lands at number one on our list of the Top 10 Iconic American Businesses.

Steve Jobs was the founder of the company known as Apple.

What university did the two Ph.D. students who founded Google both attend?

In what year, was the Procter and Gamble Company was founded?


Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV SeriesWe knew them. We loved them. They remade them. We hated them. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 worst movies based on TV shows.FROM EVENT:
The TV series I Spy airs its last episode
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'Thunderbirds' was directed by which 'Star Trek' actor?

'Wild Wild West' won five Razzie Awards.

In 'Bewitched,' Will Ferrell's Darin Stephens is also a witch.

Which famous comedian starred in 'I Spy,' the original 1960s TV series?


Top 10 Actors Who Swear the MostWarning: Viewer discretion is advised! They should have their mouths washed out with soap! Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 actors who swear the most.FROM EVENT:
Birthday of Seth Rogen
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What Martin Scorsese movie stars 3 of the actors on our list of the Top 10 Actors Who Swear the Most?

Who is the youngest actor on our list of the Top 10 Actors Who Swear the Most?

The romantic comedy Meet the Parents is referenced in our Al Pacino entry in connection with his profanity-laced tirade.

Colin Farrell is the only Scottish actor that made our list of the Top 10 Actors Who Swear the Most.


Top 10 Dance Scenes in Dance MoviesWhether you can bust a move or not, you've probably copied the moves from a movie before! Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 dance scenes from dance movies.FROM EVENT:
Flashdance
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Which dance film is the longest running theatrical release in history?

Jennifer Beals performed all the dance moves in 'Flashdance.'

In the movie 'Top Hat,' Ginger Rogers is singing the song 'Cheek to Cheek' to Fred Astaire.

What are the names of the gangs in 'West Side Story'?


Top 10 Movie Theme SongsThe right song is everything. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 movie theme songs. For this list, we’ve decided to stick with pop songs that feature prominently in iconic films, and have chosen to leave out instrumental themes.FROM EVENT:
Flashdance
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Who wrote the song 'I Will Always Love You'?

Many bands wanted to record the song 'Don't You (Forget About Me),' but Simple Minds won the battle.

Paul McCartney never recorded a theme song for a James Bond movie.


Top 10 Defining Moments of 1980s AmericaBig hair. Big money. Big foreign policy change. Big, groundbreaking technology. The ‘80s saw America become a greater superpower with all the spoils to go with it. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 the defining moments of 1980s America.FROM EVENT:
Tiananmen Square Protests Begin
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What is the name of the music video by The Buggles that airs in our Top 10 Defining Moments of 1980s America?

The movie American Psyscho is used in our entry to show Yuppie Culture in the 1980s.

Crack is a form of the drug known as cocaine.


Top 10 Televised Events of All TimeThanks to this medium of telecommunication, we’ll never forget when these happened. In this WatchMojo.com video, we count down our picks for the top 10 televised events.FROM EVENT:
Tiananmen Square Protests Begin
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The Beatles first performance on The Ed Sullivan was the most-watched television finale in American history.

he first televised presidential debate took place between Barack Obama and George W. Bush.

Which network was the only one to broadcast the launch of the space shuttle Challenger and the subsequent tragedy in real-time?


Top 10 Moments That Made The World Stand StillWe’ll never forget when these events happened. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 moments that made the world stand still (redux).FROM EVENT:
Tiananmen Square Protests Begin
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On how many Japanese cities were atomic bombs dropped during World War II?

2

3

4

1

What is the name of the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the moon in 1969?

Tohoku is a region in the country of Japan.

Lee Harvey Oswald was the assassinator of American president John F. Kennedy.


Top 10 Sketch Comedy ShowsThey created some of our favorite short and silly skits. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 sketch comedy TV shows.FROM EVENT:
The TV series In Living Color airs its first episode
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'Chappelle's Show' was cancelled when the star left to go to what country?

In addition to the Wayans family, 'In Living Color' also starred what other comedian?

'The Carol Burnett Show' was a spinoff of the popular sitcom 'Mama's Family.'

Lorne Michaels has helmed 'Saturday Night Live' for its entire run.


Top 10 Sad Breakup SongsSuffering from a breakup you can’t let go of? You’re not the only one, but maybe these songs will help you through it. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 sad breakup songs.FROM EVENT:
Release of Don't Speak by No Doubt
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The No Doubt song Dont Speak was inspired by the breakup between Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale.

Which track on our list of the Top 10 Sad Breakup songs was originally written and recorded by Dolly Parton?

Bon Jovi did not want the song Always to be used in the movie Romeo and Juliet starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

Which 2011 track on our list of the Top 10 Sad Breakup songs was one of the best selling digital singles of all time?


Top 10 Cheesiest One-Hit Wonders of the 1990sThey weren’t too sexy for the charts. In this WatchMojo.com video, we count down our picks for the top 10 cheesiest one-hit wonders of the 1990s.FROM EVENT:
Hanson's MMMBop was released
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MMMBop was Hanson’s only top twenty hit in their career.

The members of Rednex are from the southern United States.

Which German Eurodance group recorded and released the song Mr. Vain?

Who is the artist behind the song Ice Ice Baby?


Top 10 Ruthless DictatorsThey exacted complete control – often by force. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 most ruthless dictators. For this list, we’ve chosen some of the most notable and brutal dictators in history, and have ranked them based on the ruthlessness of their crimes.FROM EVENT:
Death of Pol Pot
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Which ruthless dictator took over from his father and was succeeded by his son?

Which ruthless dictator was accused of cannibalism?

Muammar Gaddafi was called the Father Leader.

Benito Mussolini was referred to as 'Il Duce.'


Top 10 Worst American Remakes of Foreign MoviesSome things are just better when they're not made in the USA. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 worst American remakes of foreign movies.FROM EVENT:
Le Diner de Cons
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What actor starred in both the British version and the American remake of 'Death at a Funeral'?

Which two comedic actors starred in the American remake 'Dinner for Schmucks'?

Nicolas Cage stars in the 2006 American remake of 'The Wicker Man.'

'One Missed Call' was originally filmed in Bangladesh.


Top 10 Punk BandsTheir music was fast, hard and stripped down. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 most influential punk bands.FROM EVENT:
Death of Joey Ramone
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Social Distortion is most known these days for its cowpunk sound.

The Bad Religion album mentioned in this video to receive the most mainstream success is called ‘Stranger than Fiction.’

Which punk band on our list was once known as ‘the only band that mattered?’

Who is known as the godfather of punk?


Top 10 Artists Whose Songs Sound the SameThese guys make music that sounds so similar; they might as well combine a few songs to make just one. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we`re counting down our picks for the top 10 artists whose songs sound the same.FROM EVENT:
Death of Joey Ramone
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Which band on this list of the Top 10 Artists Who Songs Sound the Same did a profanity-laced cover of I Will Survive?

Which artist on this list of the Top 10 Artists Who Songs Sound the Same is known for repeating certain sayings in their songs?

According to this list of the Top 10 Artists Who Songs Sound the Same, Linkin Park had two very similar sounding songs be used in Transformers movies.

The Nickelback songs How You Remind Me and Too Bad were combined in a popular Internet mashup.


Top 10 Famous DisappearancesThey vanished without a trace. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down 10 of the most famous disappearances in history.FROM EVENT:
Disappearance of Ray Gricar
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Which victim of a famous disappearance was friends with author Hunter S. Thompson?

Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin escaped from Alcatraz and disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle.

Ray Gricar was investigating the case that eventually became the Penn State sex scandal when he disappeared in 2005.

Which is the only case on this list of famous disappearances where a body was found?


Top 10 Movie MockumentariesTruth is stranger than fiction - and invented truth is stranger than both. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 movie mockumentaries.FROM EVENT:
It's All Gone Pete Tong
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Which of the following mockumentaries does NOT involve the services of Christopher Guest?

'Man Bites Dog' is a mockumentary about a man who believes he is a cocker spaniel.

In 'Incident at Loch Ness,' the character of director Werner Herzog is played by Sacha Baron Cohen.