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Which newspaper journalist was described by The Guardian as 'the stupid person's Jeremy Clarkson'?

Back in 1930, who became the first non-American to be chosen as Time Magazine's 'Person of the Year'?

In 1959, which American celebrity sued the British Daily Mirror newspaper for implying he was homosexual?

In the 70s, what did journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover?

Which of these was first published in the US 'Daily Illustrated Mirror' in 1904?

Which magazine was banned from news-stands in the US in 1960?

Which magazine did Helen Gurley Brown edit for over 30 years?

What is Baltimore's main newspaper called?

Eva Peron died in which year?

Who was the British Prime Minister when John F Kennedy first became President of the USA?

In what year did The Sun publish their famous headline "It Was The Sun What Won It"?

Who was the first person pictured on a British postage stamp?

Which famous scientist was born in Germany in 1879, became a Swiss citizen in 1901 and later became a US citizen in 1940?

In May 2006, who failed in a high profile attempt to break the world record by holding his breath underwater for longer than 8 minutes and 58 seconds?

How many babies was Mandy Allwood expecting when she hit the news in 1996?

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