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Bruno Mars' dad nicknamed him "Bruno" because he resembled an athlete from which sport?

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Answer: Wrestling
More information: Bruno Mars' dad, Peter Hernandez, started calling him "Bruno" at the age of two due to a perceived resemblance to Bruno Sammartino (1935 - 2018), a former WWF wrestler.

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There are only two artists to have won Album of the Year on three different occasions in the first 60 years of Grammy history. One is Frank Sinatra. Who is the other?

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Answer: Stevie Wonder
More information: Stevie Wonder dominated the music scene during the early 1970's, as he won Album of the Year for "Innvervisions" (1973), "Fulfillingness' First Finale" (1974) and "Songs In The Key Of Life" (1976).

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Jim Morrison was the lead singer of which prominent 1960's rock band?

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Answer: The Doors
More information: Jim Morrison lead the Doors from 1965 until his untimely death in 1971 at the young age of 27.

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The Redlands drug bust was a famous 1960's incident involving which band?

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Answer: The Rolling Stones
More information: The Rolling Stones grew in popularity after police raided Keith Richards' mansion in West Wittering, England - known as "Redlands" - and arrested he and Mick Jagger for possession of hash and amphetamines.

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The first commercial music compact disc to be sold in the United States was an album by which artist?

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Answer: Bruce Springsteen
More information: Bruce Springsteen's 1984 classic Born in the U.S.A. was the first music CD sold commercially in American history.

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R. Kelly's unforgettable "I Believe I Can Fly" was originally featured on the soundtrack of which movie?

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Answer: Space Jam
More information: The soundtrack of Space Jam - a 1996 film featuring basketball star Michael Jordan and cartoon star Bugs Bunny - included Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly", perhaps the most-inspirational song to come out in the 1990's.

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Which music diva lost both her brother and husband to cancer in 2016?

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Answer: Celine Dion
More information: Celine Dion lost her husband, René Angélil and her brother, Daniel Dion, both to cancer, within the span of two days in January of 2016.

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Which popular singer is affectionately referred to as "the Boss"?

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Answer: Bruce Springsteen
More information: Bruce "the boss" Springsteen is most-widely known for his 1984 classic "Born in the U.S.A.".



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