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**Because there are multiple names that are the same, in this quiz you must answer in order. The famous "sons" can be female too, of course. :)
Scottish novelist; wrote Treasure Island & Kidnapped
UK poet; author of The Charge of the Light Brigade
American poet & philosopher; led Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century
19th century female American poet who lived a reclusive life; most of her poems were published after her death
King of Pop
Singer, musician; leader & chief songwriter of The Beach Boys
Singer; actress; played Daisy Duke in the Dukes of Hazzard movie
Singer; she was the 1st African American to perform at the Metropolitan Opera in New York
Singing group with brothers Isaac, Taylor, & Zac....MMMBop
The only Beatle to fit the quiz
Lead singer of The Doors
First African American MLB player of the modern era; debuted with Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
Boxer; youngest man to win WBC, WBA, & IBF world heavyweight titles & 1st to hold the titles simultaneously.
One of the greatest boxers of all time; career spanned 1940-1966 in multiple weight classes.
MLB pitcher 1907-1927; played for Washington Senators; won Triple Crown 3 times; nicknamed 'The Big Train'
MLB outfielder (1956-76); only player to win MVP in both National & American leagues
MLB's Mr. October
Basketball star for Lakers; was on 1992 Olympic Dream Team; played from 1980-91
Music producer & American Idol judge, dawg!
Actor & director; starred in Lethal Weapon & Braveheart
Canadian actress; star of Baywatch; former Playboy model
Actor; leading man of the '50s/'60s, most notably alongside Doris Day
Actor; One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Comedian; host of The Tonight Show for 30 years
Actress in Girl With a Pearl Earring & Lost in Translation; singer
TV & movie actor; replaced Coach as bartender on Cheers
Actor; former pro wrestler known as The Rock
Actress; daughter of Vanessa Redgrave; died after a skiing accident in 2009
17th century English explorer & navigator; searched for Northwest Passage
Civil rights activist; Baptist minister; leader of Rainbow/PUSH Coalition
Author of Silent Spring; her writings helped advance global environmental movements
Confederate Civil War general accidentally shot by Confederate soldiers
Norse explorer who landed in North America almost 500 years before Columbus
First lady; 4th president's spouse; saved portrait of Washington from White House fire during War of 1812
Israelite judge of great strength; betrayed by Delilah when she cut off his hair
British industrialist; owner of Virgin Records & Virgin Atlantic Airways
First names ending in 'son'
President of the Confederate States
American abstract expressionist painter
Actor; starred as Indiana Jones & Han Solo
Days of Our Lives actress & Biggest Loser host
Late night 'Last Call' talk show host
Journalist; CNN news anchor;
South African president 1994-99; worked to end apartheid
'Citizen Kane' actor; broadcast The War of the Worlds on radio
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Neil Patrick Harris' character on How I Met Your Mother
Peter Parker sells photos to this editor of the Daily Bugle.
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