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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/9

Not only is David Bowie a well-known musician, but he is also an accomplished actor. He studied avante-garde theatre and mime. In 1976, he earned acclaim for his first major film role, portraying a character named Thomas Jerome Newton – an alien from a dying planet. What was the movie?

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/8

Today would have been Elvis Presley’s 79th birthday. Elvis had many hits in his career- one of them being Don’t Be Cruel. In 1988, a classic rock band from the Midwest made the song a hit for a second time. It went all the way to #4 on the Billboard hot 100 chart. What band released Don’t Be Cruel in July 1988?

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Thursday, December 19, 201312/19/2013

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 12/19

In the early 1980s, Geddy Lee sang on a comedy album. The song he was a guest vocalist on became a bigger hit than any Rush song (as of the date of the comedy release).

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Wednesday, December 18, 201312/18/2013

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 12/18

How well do you know your Whitesnake songs? In what song does David Coverdale sing the following lyrics: “Goin’ down the only road, I’ve ever known, like a drifter I was born to walk alone”?

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Wednesday, December 18, 201312/18/2013

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 12/16

Boston just released their sixth studio album. What do the album covers of all six Boston albums have in common?

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Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

3 O’clock School of Rock – 12/11

In the lyrics of a well-known classic rock song, the singer tells the story of dancing with a girl named Linda Lou at a bar called The Jug when a man enters with a gun and catches them supposedly cheating. The man dancing with Linda Lou then asks for a head start toward the door. What’ s the song?

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Monday, December 9, 201312/09/2013

3 O’clock School of Rock – 12/9

On December 9th, 1974, what rocker stopped by Monday Night Football and chatted on-air with Howard Cosell and Frank Gifford? He talked about whether his band would get back together and compared NFL football to rugby.

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Monday, December 2, 201312/02/2013

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 12/2

Wind of Change by the Scorpions was released in 1990 and the lyrics partly-commemorate a major political event. What is that event?

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Wednesday, November 27, 201311/27/2013

3 O’clock School of Rock – 11/25

Phil Collins is best known as a member of Genesis and as a solo artist, but he also played a part in a famous Beatles movie. In what Fab Four movie do you see a teenage Phil Collins in an audience of screaming Beatles fans?

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Wednesday, November 27, 201311/27/2013

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 11/26

Everyone knows that Bono is the lead singer of U2, but how well do you know the rest of the band? Can you name the other three main members of the band?

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Robert Plant urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

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2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.

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Groom turns canceled wedding into charity benefit

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A Pittsburgh man whose wedding was called off is making the best of the situation. Instead of getting married he's raising thousands for charity.

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Rice replaces ice in India bucket challenge

An Indian school boy eats a midday meal provided free at a government school in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. India has offered free midday school meals since the 1960s in an effort to persuade poor parents to send their children to school, a program that reaches some 120 million children. The country now plans to subsidize wheat, rice and cereals for some 800 million people under a $20 billion scheme to cut malnutrition and ease poverty.

The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist - they are replacing ice with rice to help the country's hungry people.

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From Texas, where everything is bigger, the 99-pack of beer

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Invite the whole neighborhood to your cookout, because you're going to have plenty of beer.

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Australian farmers could have world’s woolliest sheep

Six-year-old Shaun the merino sheep may be the world's woolliest sheep. He had likely never been shorn in his life, but was due to have a date with the clippers in the next few days, farmers said.

Shaun the sheep was found wandering the Australian countryside with what is estimated to be a 55 lb coat.