Season 6 Final Jeopardy! Round clues (201 clues archived)

#1375, aired 1990-07-20AMERICAN HISTORY: In 1839 & '40 France & Great Britain signed commercial treaties with this new republic Texas
#1374, aired 1990-07-19WORLD CITIES: Built between 1666 & 1667, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest monument in this capital city Cape Town
#1373, aired 1990-07-18FIRST LADIES: The two 20th century first ladies whose first name was Elizabeth Ford & Truman
#1372, aired 1990-07-17VOCABULARY: From Greek for "little world", it's the body seen as a mini-universe animated by its own soul microcosm
#1371, aired 1990-07-16THE BIBLE: "The dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life" Samson
#1370, aired 1990-07-13WEAPONS: In the Civil War contact mines, like the ones that didn't slow Farragut in Mobile Bay, were called this torpedos
#1369, aired 1990-07-12EXPLORATION: This country's flag was the first to be planted at the South Pole Norway
#1368, aired 1990-07-11HISTORICAL DRAMA: John Dryden's "All for Love: or, the World Well Lost" is based on this play by Shakespeare Antony & Cleopatra
#1367, aired 1990-07-10U.S. PRESIDENTS: President with the most recent birth date Jimmy Carter
#1366, aired 1990-07-09SPORTS: This sport requires the largest field of any ball game--12.4 acres polo
#1364, aired 1990-07-05FAMOUS AMERICANS: He was in charge of the band training center at Great Lakes Naval Base during WWI John Philip Sousa
#1363, aired 1990-07-04VICE PRESIDENTS: 11 of our 44 Vice Presidents were residents of this state New York
#1362, aired 1990-07-03WOMEN: In 1906 she became the first woman to teach at the Sorbonne Marie Curie
#1359, aired 1990-06-28PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS: In 1988 Nevada was the only state to offer this choice on the ballot, & 6,934 people took it none of the above (no preference)
#1358, aired 1990-06-27FICTIONAL CHARACTERS: Harry Bailly, host of the Tabard Inn, serves as the M.C. in this collection of stories The Canterbury Tales
#1356, aired 1990-06-25AMERICAN AUTHORS: He wrote: "They spell it Vinci & pronounce it Vinchy; foreigners always spell better than they pronounce" Mark Twain
#1355, aired 1990-06-22AMERICAN WRITERS: The only American woman awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, she won hers in 1938 Pearl Buck
#1354, aired 1990-06-21COINS: On its reverse the Susan B. Anthony dollar commemorated this historic event of the 1960s Moon landing
#1353, aired 1990-06-20LANDMARKS: Its name is Italian for "theater at the stairway" La Scala
#1352, aired 1990-06-19FAMOUS NAMES: She wrote several books: the first, titled "20 Hrs. 40 Min.", was published in 1928 Amelia Earhart
#1350, aired 1990-06-15WORLD WAR I: 2 of World War I's "Big Four" leaders who met in Paris in 1919 to draft the Treaty of Versailles (2 of) Wilson, Clemenceau, Orlando or David Lloyd George
#1347, aired 1990-06-12REPUBLICANS: This California Senator was the first Republican nominee for president, but he lost (John Charles) Fremont
#1346, aired 1990-06-11MINERALS: These 2 nations lead the world in the production of gold South Africa & USSR
#1345, aired 1990-06-08THE CALENDAR: The 3 days named after a mythological father & 2 of his sons Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
#1344, aired 1990-06-0719th CENTURY AMERICANS: 1st & last name of the man who brought insanity proceedings against his famous mother in 1875 Robert Lincoln
#1343, aired 1990-06-06LANDMARKS: First identified in 1741, it split while being dragged to Liberty Pole Square in 1774 Plymouth Rock
#1341, aired 1990-06-04HISTORIC NAMES: When the city of Podgorica became capital of Montenegro after WWII, it was renamed in his honor Tito
#1340, aired 1990-06-01FAMOUS WOMEN: While a regular on Major Bowes' radio show, she said, "I'm 7 years old & I can sing 23 arias." Beverly "Bubbles" Sills
#1339, aired 1990-05-31GEOGRAPHY: It's the southernmost independent country in the world Chile (which goes down around Tierra Del Fuego & sweeps a little south of Argentina)
#1338, aired 1990-05-30ENGLAND: Legend says if the ravens ever leave this historic site on the Thames, England will fall Tower of London
#1337, aired 1990-05-29WORD ORIGINS: Name for a festival from the Italian meaning farewell to meat Carnival
#1336, aired 1990-05-28COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: London's College of Heralds granted this American college a coat of arms in 1694 William & Mary
#1335, aired 1990-05-25THE BIBLE: The third man mentioned in the Bible; his name means "breath" in Hebrew Abel
#1333, aired 1990-05-23BRITISH HISTORY: The 14th Earl of this was prime minister in 1852; the 12th Earl of this had a race named for him Earl of Derby
#1332, aired 1990-05-22AMERICAN LITERATURE: Merlin the Magician cast a spell putting this title character to sleep for 1,300 years A Connecticut Yankee (In King Arthur's Court)
#1331, aired 1990-05-21SCIENTISTS: When Einstein won the 1921 Nobel Prize in physics, he was a naturalized citizen of this country Switzerland (He came to the U.S. later on)
#1330, aired 1990-05-18THE SUPREME COURT: Son of a famous poet, this oldest justice ever didn't retire until he was 90 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
#1329, aired 1990-05-17AMERICAN AUTHORS: In 1839, at age 19, he joined the crew of the freighter St. Lawrence that ran between NYC & Liverpool Herman Melville
#1328, aired 1990-05-16GEOGRAPHY: It's the only country whose name begins with "A", but doesn't end with "A" Afghanistan
#1327, aired 1990-05-15THE NOBEL PRIZE: This winner of the 1970 Nobel Literature Prize was born in 1918 into a family of Cossack intellectuals Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
#1326, aired 1990-05-14THE BIBLE: Of the men mentioned in the King James Version, he's first alphabetically Aaron (Moses' brother)
#1325, aired 1990-05-11MEDICINE: His vaccine was announced safe in April '55, the 10th anniversary of FDR's death Dr. Jonas Salk
#1324, aired 1990-05-10U.S. CITIES: Massachusetts city named for an industrialist whose family included several poets & an astronomer Lowell
#1323, aired 1990-05-09NATIONAL ANTHEMS: This country's national anthem was written on the night of April 24, 1792 France ("La Marseillaise")
#1322, aired 1990-05-08ISLANDS: The largest island in the Tuscan Archipelago, its most famous resident left in 1815 Elba (former home of Napoleon)
#1321, aired 1990-05-07COMPOSERS: His most famous work includes "La primavera", "L'estate", "L'autunno" & "L'inverno" Vivaldi
#1320, aired 1990-05-04THE SENATE: The 2 astronauts who went on to become U.S. senators John Glenn (Ohio) & Harrison Schmitt (New Mexico)
#1319, aired 1990-05-03ACTORS & THEIR ROLES: Robert Shaw, Richard Burton & Charles Laughton all played this ruler on film Henry VIII
#1318, aired 1990-05-02ARCHITECTURE: Once a professor of astronomy, he designed the Royal Observatory at Greenwich Sir Christopher Wren
#1317, aired 1990-05-01U.S. STATES: The only U.S. state that borders 4 Great Lakes Michigan (borders Huron, Michigan, Erie & Superior)
#1316, aired 1990-04-30PRESIDENTS: The first U.S. president who had served as a governor of a state Thomas Jefferson
#1315, aired 1990-04-27EUROPE: In this country domestic mail is free & int'l mail can be sent from French or Spanish post offices Andorra
#1314, aired 1990-04-26U.S. HISTORY: Some say he was shot by Sergeant Boston Corbett, & other believe he killed himself John Wilkes Booth
#1312, aired 1990-04-24PLAYWRIGHTS: His most famous play was first produced in 1895, the year he was sent to jail, & he never wrote another Oscar Wilde (The Importance of Being Earnest)
#1311, aired 1990-04-23STATE CAPITALS: This city was named for a first century Roman citizen & missionary St. Paul, Minnesota
#1310, aired 1990-04-20ACTRESSES: She suffered a serious injury while starring in "La Tosca", a play written for her Sarah Bernhardt
#1309, aired 1990-04-19BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: This company was incorporated in 1946 as Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation Sony
#1308, aired 1990-04-1813-LETTER WORDS: Word meaning "immeasurably small"; its first 8 letters are a word meaning "immeasurably great" infinitesimal
#1307, aired 1990-04-17MAGAZINES: The 2 major literary monthlies founded in the 1850s that survive today The Atlantic Monthly & Harpers
#1306, aired 1990-04-16BASEBALL: This major league manager was born July 30, 1890 in Kansas City, Missouri Casey Stengel
#1305, aired 1990-04-13THE BIBLE: Though he fought against the Philistines, his wife was one, & so was his paramour Samson
#1304, aired 1990-04-12U.S. GEOGRAPHY: Alaska has the longest seacoast & this state is second Florida
#1303, aired 1990-04-11THE ROARING '20s: Term given to the flowering of Black American arts & letters the Harlem Renaissance
#1302, aired 1990-04-10CABLE TELEVISION: The name of this channel can be traced back to a movie theater that opened in 1905 in McKeesport, Pa. Nickelodeon
#1301, aired 1990-04-09AMERICAN HISTORY: Virginia's motto since 1776; it was shouted in another context on April 14, 1865 "Sic Semper Tyrannis"
#1300, aired 1990-04-06MONEY: Country whose basic monetary unit is the Balboa Panama
#1299, aired 1990-04-05CANADA: Early documents & maps referred to this future Canadian province as "Terra Nova" Newfoundland
#1296, aired 1990-04-02ACTORS & THEIR ROLES: This actor won a 1952 Tony & a 1956 Oscar for playing the same ruler Yul Brynner (The King and I)
#1295, aired 1990-03-30WORLD HISTORY: He became a nat'l hero when he led the Spanish Foreign Legion against Moroccan rebels in the 1920s Gen. Francisco Franco
#1294, aired 1990-03-29COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: The only state that's home to 2 Ivy League schools New York (Columbia, in NYC & Cornell, in Ithaca)
#1291, aired 1990-03-26COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD: The world's most populous democracy India
#1290, aired 1990-03-23AUTHORS: After his death in 1745, he was buried in St. Patrick's cathedral in Dublin Jonathan Swift
#1289, aired 1990-03-22U.S. PRESIDENTS: This president was the last surviving signer of the U.S. Constitution James Madison
#1287, aired 1990-03-20WORD ORIGINS: Word derived from the act of breaking up a failed Italian moneylender's market bench bankruptcy
#1286, aired 1990-03-19THE CALENDAR: Civilization that produced the first known calendar with 365 days Ancient Egypt
#1285, aired 1990-03-16LITERARY CHARACTERS: He first appeared as the title character in the 1630 drama "The Seducer of Seville" Don Juan
#1284, aired 1990-03-15EUROPE: The 2 European countries whose 7-letter names differ by just 1 letter Iceland & Ireland
#1283, aired 1990-03-14AMERICAN POETRY: The poem that includes the line: "Leave no black plume as a token of that lie thy soul hath spoken!" "The Raven" (by Edgar Allan Poe)
#1282, aired 1990-03-13THE CALENDAR: In 8 B.C., when this month was renamed, a day from Feb. was added so it equaled the month before it August
#1281, aired 1990-03-12THE NOBEL PRIZE: The only peace prize awarded posthumously went to this man in 1961 Dag Hammarskjold (the secretary-general of the UN who was killed in the plane crash in Africa)
#1280, aired 1990-03-09STATE CAPITALS: 2 of the 4 state capitals named for a place in England (2 of) Richmond, Dover, Hartford or Boston
#1279, aired 1990-03-08FAMOUS NAMES: He published a history of Virginia & New England in 1624, after escaping from Turks, Indians & pirates Captain John Smith
#1278, aired 1990-03-07PLAYS: It closes with "Then let's play poker--and watch your cigarettes, will you? This is my house, not a pig sty." The Odd Couple
#1277, aired 1990-03-06PRESIDENTS: Black Jack was the riderless horse at the funerals of these 3 presidents JFK, LBJ & Eisenhower
#1276, aired 1990-03-05SHAKESPEAREAN TITLE CHARACTERS: He is introduced as "the triple pillar of the world transformed into a strumpet's fool" Marc Antony
#1275, aired 1990-03-02NOTORIOUS: Probably born in France, a U.S. hero in 1815, he burned down his own colony in 1821 & disappeared Jean Lafitte
#1274, aired 1990-03-01WORLD HISTORY: City that was the seat of government of the viceroyalty of New Spain Mexico City
#1273, aired 1990-02-28WORLD TRADE: 3 of the 5 founding members of OPEC (3 of) Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia & Venezuela
#1272, aired 1990-02-27BRITISH ROYALTY: Before Prince Andrew, he was the last Duke of York King George VI
#1271, aired 1990-02-26U.S. STATES: After Rhode Island & Delaware, it's the next smallest state in area Connecticut
#1270, aired 1990-02-23NAMES IN THE NEWS: Simultaneously on the covers of Time, Newsweek & S.I. in 1973, he was buried in 1989 in a 6' X 6' casket Secretariat
#1269, aired 1990-02-22MUSIC: The melody for "Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here" comes from this comic operetta The Pirates of Penzance
#1267, aired 1990-02-20GOVERNMENT: This man resigned his Senate seat January 3, 1989 Dan Quayle
#1266, aired 1990-02-19ANCIENT HISTORY: Crassus, Julius Caesar & this man formed the 1st Triumvirate Pompey
#1265, aired 1990-02-16AMERICAN NOVELS: Chapter 15 of this 1881 novel is entitled "Tom as King" The Prince and the Pauper
#1264, aired 1990-02-15U.S. STATES: In 1820 it became the last New England state admitted to the Union Maine
#1263, aired 1990-02-14ASTRONOMY: In 1910 it could be seen with the naked eye; in 1911 a telescope was necessary; by 1912 it was gone Halley's Comet
#1262, aired 1990-02-13THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR: In April 1775 Gen. J. Warren made him an official messenger of the Committee of Safety Paul Revere
#1261, aired 1990-02-12MONEY: Name of the structure seen on the back of the currently minted nickel Monticello
#1260, aired 1990-02-09SHAKESPEARE: Tho Shakespeare wrote many plays about kings, she is the only title character who is a queen Cleopatra
#1259, aired 1990-02-08PRESIDENTS: The only U.S. president who served previously as U.S. representative to the U.N. George Bush
#1258, aired 1990-02-07EUROPEAN CITIES: The name of this Italian city comes from the Greek word for "new city" Naples
#1257, aired 1990-02-06LANDMARKS: Slated for demolition, it held 2 madmen, 4 forgers & a nobleman when the mob came for its gunpowder The Bastille
#1256, aired 1990-02-05FAMOUS QUOTES: One of the most famous questions in history, it was asked in 1871 in the village of Ujiji "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
#1255, aired 1990-02-02POLITICS: He was the last man holding the office of gov. when elected vice president of the U.S. Spiro Agnew (1968)
#1254, aired 1990-02-01PUNCTUATION: The name of this punctuation mark is Greek for "together" Hyphen
#1252, aired 1990-01-30EUROPE: 2 of the 3 countries which today share the region of ancient Macedonia (2 of) Bulgaria, Greece & Yugoslavia
#1251, aired 1990-01-29ROYALTY: If Prince Charles keeps his name when he becomes king, this number will follow it III
#1250, aired 1990-01-26AMERICAN AUTHORS: He died at age 28, just 5 years after his Civil War novel was published Stephen Crane (The Red Badge of Courage)
#1248, aired 1990-01-24DIRECTORS: He was an actor for 21 years before he directed his 1st feature film at age 23 in 1977 Ron Howard
#1247, aired 1990-01-23AMERICAN HISTORY: He was born in Connecticut in 1800 & hanged for treason in Virginia in 1859 John Brown
#1246, aired 1990-01-22DISNEY: The last full-length cartoon feature Walt Disney supervised personally, it was set in India The Jungle Book
#1245, aired 1990-01-19ANCIENT TIMES: This city didn't exist at the time of the Trojan War so Paris couldn't have abducted Helen from there Sparta (Helen was married to the king of Sparta)
#1242, aired 1990-01-16PUBLISHING: Annual publication whose 1992 issue will mark its bicentennial The Old Farmer's Almanac
#1241, aired 1990-01-15U.S. PRESIDENTS: Of the 1st 7 presidents, only these 2 were not re-elected John Adams & John Quincy Adams
#1240, aired 1990-01-12BUSINESS & INDUSTRY: The Welch's Company has its corporate headquarters in this Mass. town Concord
#1239, aired 1990-01-11ORGANIZATIONS: It moved its HQ from Savannah to Wash. D.C. in 1913, & in 1917 began making each First Lady honorary pres. the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
#1238, aired 1990-01-10PLAYS: 1949 Pulitzer Prize play in which the title character commits suicide for the insurance money Death of a Salesman
#1237, aired 1990-01-09GEOGRAPHY: The 2 independent South American countries named after famous men Bolivia and Colombia
#1236, aired 1990-01-08ANAGRAMS: 2 words having to do with parenthood that are anagrams of "parental" paternal & prenatal
#1235, aired 1990-01-05FOREIGN CURRENCY: The 2 world currencies, 1 European & 1 Mideastern, that are anagrams of "LIAR" lira & rial
#1234, aired 1990-01-04THE NOBEL PRIZE: In 1954 the U.N. won for Peace, Hemingway for Literature & this U.S. chemist for Chemistry Linus Pauling
#1233, aired 1990-01-03WOMEN IN SPORTS: The last 2 U.S. women to win Olympic gold medals in individual figure skating Peggy Fleming & Dorothy Hamill
#1232, aired 1990-01-02THE OSCARS: Of Cecil B. De Mille's 70 films, only this non-Biblical one won "Best Picture" The Greatest Show on Earth
#1231, aired 1990-01-01SHAKESPEARE: Act I, Scene III of this play involves a heated discussion about 3,000 ducats The Merchant of Venice
#1230, aired 1989-12-29WORD ORIGINS: This word for a close friend or an old chum comes from the Greek word for time Crony (from the Greek god Chronos)
#1229, aired 1989-12-28HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES: Surprisingly, it was not made a legal U.S. holiday until 1941, over 150 yrs. after it was 1st celebrated July 4th (Independence Day)
#1228, aired 1989-12-27WORLD CAPITALS: City that's the westernmost capital on the European mainland Lisbon, Portugal
#1227, aired 1989-12-26TEXAS: The front of the state seal of Texas has 1 star & the back of the seal has 6 of these Flags (Six flags over Texas)
#1226, aired 1989-12-25THE SUPREME COURT: 1 of 4 presidents who left office without having appointed a Supreme Court justice Jimmy Carter, Andrew Johnson, Zachary Taylor or William Henry Harrison
#1225, aired 1989-12-22MOUNTAINS: The names of the tallest peak in the Alps & the tallest peak in Hawaii both mean this in English white mountain
#1224, aired 1989-12-21AWARDS: More Congressional Medal of Honor winners have come from this war than any other the Civil War
#1223, aired 1989-12-20MODERN HISTORY: In 1980 Vigdis Finnbogadottir became this country's 1st female president Iceland
#1222, aired 1989-12-19BROADWAY MUSICALS: Near the end of this 1960 musical set in Britain, the heroine is almost burned at the stake Camelot
#1221, aired 1989-12-18FAMOUS NAMES: He said, "I saw a fleet of fishing boats, ...flew down...& yelled at them, asking if I was on the right road to Ireland" Charles Lindbergh
#1220, aired 1989-12-15U.S. GEOGRAPHY: It's the smallest state in land area of those not in the original 13 colonies Hawaii (6,423 sq. mi.)
#1219, aired 1989-12-14THEATRE: This 1955 play set in Mississippi takes place on a family patriarch's birthday Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
#1218, aired 1989-12-13CONGRESS: Beginning with Theodore Sedgwick in 1799, 8 House Speakers have represented this state, more than any other Massachusetts
#1217, aired 1989-12-12WOMEN: In 1976 she became the 1st woman to serve as Chief of Protocol of the United States Shirley Temple Black
#1216, aired 1989-12-11BRITISH ROYALTY: The name of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha was changed to Windsor during this monarch's reign George V
#1215, aired 1989-12-08RIVERS: The single greatest source of water power in the U.S. is on this river The Columbia River (Grand Coulee Dam)
#1214, aired 1989-12-07THE MOVIES: The only film role Jimmy Cagney played twice; the 2nd time was in "The 7 Little Foys" George M. Cohan
#1213, aired 1989-12-06THE COMMONWEALTH OF NATIONS: In terms of area it's the largest country in the British Commonwealth Canada
#1212, aired 1989-12-05FINAL RESTING PLACES: This town was the 1st to serve as the burial place for 2 U.S. presidents Quincy, Massachusetts (Braintree, Massachusetts)
#1211, aired 1989-12-04AMERICAN HISTORY: He was captured near Irwinville, Georgia on May 10, 1865 Jefferson Davis
#1210, aired 1989-12-01LANGUAGES: To have taken the 1st modern IQ test in 1905 you had to understand this language French (the Binet-Simon test)
#1209, aired 1989-11-30THE POST OFFICE: From 1837-1970 this animal was on the seal of the Post Office Department a horse
#1208, aired 1989-11-29U.S. PRESIDENTS: From March 4, 1933 to January 20, 1953, he was the only living former president Herbert Hoover
#1207, aired 1989-11-28SHAKESPEARE: Shakespeare's only play with an English locale in its title The Merry Wives of Windsor
#1206, aired 1989-11-27STATE CAPITALS: Genoa, Italy gave this state capital a 20' statue which was put in front of City Hall Columbus, Ohio
#1205, aired 1989-11-24MAN IN SPACE: America's 1st civilian in space Neil Armstrong
#1204, aired 1989-11-23LANDMARKS: Its name is literally Persian for "crown of palaces" Taj Mahal
#1203, aired 1989-11-22THE OSCARS: This Irish-born actor has received 7 "Best Actor" nominations without winning an Oscar Peter O'Toole
#1202, aired 1989-11-21THE SOLAR SYSTEM: It's the smallest of the 4 giant planets Neptune
#1201, aired 1989-11-20THE CENSUS: 3 of the 6 U.S. states averaging fewer than 10 people per square mile (3 of) Alaska, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota & Wyoming
#1200, aired 1989-11-17U.S. HISTORY: The states admitted to the Union in the 20th century were Alaska, Hawaii & these 3 Arizona, New Mexico & Oklahoma
#1199, aired 1989-11-16UNREAL ESTATE: Originally this legendary place name referred to a ruler near Bogota who dusted his body with gold El Dorado
#1198, aired 1989-11-15VICE PRESIDENTS: At 39 he was the youngest man to take the office of vice president Richard Nixon (in 1953)
#1197, aired 1989-11-14FICTIONAL CHARACTERS: Hired as a ship's cook, he led the mutiny aboard the Hispaniola Long John Silver (in Treasure Island)
#1196, aired 1989-11-13STATE CAPITALS: 2 of the 3 state capitals lying on the Missouri River (2 of) Jefferson City (MO), Bismarck (ND) & Pierre (SD)
#1195, aired 1989-11-10THE CENSUS: 2 of the 4 U.S. states with a population density greater than 500 people per square mile (2 of) Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey & Rhode Island
#1194, aired 1989-11-09COMMUNICATIONS: The "T" in TASS, an agency founded in the Soviet Union in 1925, stands for this Telegraph
#1193, aired 1989-11-08THE OSCARS: Only Pulitzer Prize-winning novels to become Oscar-winning “Best Pictures” are “All The King's Men” & this one Gone with the Wind
#1192, aired 1989-11-07U.S. POLITICS: He served as Sec'y of H.E.W., Sec'y of Defense & Att'y General, all in the same year--1973 Elliot Richardson
#1191, aired 1989-11-06U.S. STATES: With over 35,000 miles, this state has the longest highway system in the U.S. Texas
#1190, aired 1989-11-03PRESIDENTS: The last president who did not serve in the armed forces Franklin D. Roosevelt
#1189, aired 1989-11-02THE CALENDAR: The 1st leap year of the 21st century 2004
#1188, aired 1989-11-01IN THE NEWS: In June 1989 this country changed its name to the Union of Myanmar & its capital to Yangon Burma
#1187, aired 1989-10-31HISTORIC NAMES: In 1805 he was named Gov. of New South Wales & was overthrown in a mutiny 3 years later Captain William Bligh
#1186, aired 1989-10-30BOXING: He lost a heavyweight championship bout in 1938 & is now a Coca-Cola bottler in West Germany Max Schmeling
#1185, aired 1989-10-27FILMS OF THE '50s: The 2 "High" films in which Grace Kelly starred High Noon (1952) & High Society (1955)
#1184, aired 1989-10-26WORD ORIGINS: Where you'd naturally find armalcolite, named for the 3 men who 1st handled it the Moon
#1183, aired 1989-10-25U.S. PRESIDENTS: He married the same woman twice: in 1791 & again in 1794 Andrew Jackson
#1182, aired 1989-10-24SCULPTURE: It's the largest copper statue in the world the Statue of Liberty
#1181, aired 1989-10-23COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD: After Haiti, it's the oldest independent black republic in the world Liberia
#1180, aired 1989-10-20STATE CAPITALS: Lying at the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo range, it's the highest state capital Santa Fe, New Mexico
#1179, aired 1989-10-19MONARCHS: Between 1700 & the present all the kings of England have been named George, Edward or this William
#1178, aired 1989-10-18PUBLISHING: For its 1990 edition Guinness is dropping all records of this 1 of the 7 deadly sins gluttony
#1177, aired 1989-10-17THE UNITED NATIONS: It's the largest country in Europe that is not a member of the United Nations Switzerland
#1176, aired 1989-10-16DISNEY FEATURE FILMS: This 1940 Disney title character wore a Tyrolean hat Pinocchio
#1175, aired 1989-10-13SHAKESPEARE: He appears in 3 of Shakespeare's plays & his death is reported in "King Henry V" Sir John Falstaff
#1174, aired 1989-10-12AMERICANA: When the "Star-Spangled Banner" was written, this man was president of the U.S. James Madison
#1173, aired 1989-10-11THE BIBLE: Created on the 3rd day, it was, according to Genesis, the 1st form of life on Earth plant life
#1172, aired 1989-10-10FAMOUS NAMES: The story of this man who rented a house in Omaha, Nebraska in 1917 was made into a 1938 film Father Flanagan
#1171, aired 1989-10-09U.S. CITIES: Pennsylvania City named for the home of William Penn's ancestors; its name is found on a Monopoly board Reading (Railroad)
#1170, aired 1989-10-06AMERICAN LITERATURE: The only native Californian to win the Nobel Prize for Literature John Steinbeck (in 1940 for The Grapes of Wrath)
#1169, aired 1989-10-05MYTHOLOGY: In Greek mythology, he was the most famous son of Hypnos, the god of sleep Morpheus
#1168, aired 1989-10-04TELEVISION: This NBC special was performed live in 1955 & 1956; videotaped in 1960; & re-run in '63, '66, '78 & '89 Peter Pan
#1167, aired 1989-10-03U.S. STATES: It's the only letter not used in the spelling of the 50 states Q
#1166, aired 1989-10-02VOCABULARY: From the Latin for "at the same time", this 12-letter adjective contains all 5 vowels simultaneous
#1165, aired 1989-09-29WORLD CAPITALS: It's the only world capital on the Tigris River Baghdad, Iraq
#1164, aired 1989-09-28LEGENDS: She abducted Lancelot when he was a baby & kept him on an island the Lady of the Lake (or Vivien or Nimue)
#1163, aired 1989-09-27FAMOUS WOMEN: Born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in 1910 in what is now Yugoslavia, she became a citizen of India in 1948 Mother Teresa
#1162, aired 1989-09-26BEST SELLERS: A juvenile edition of this 1961 best seller was called "The Great Adventure of Michelangelo" The Agony & The Ecstasy
#1161, aired 1989-09-25WORLD GEOGRAPHY: The 2 nations planning to build a 10-mile bridge between them to link Europe to Africa Morocco & Spain
#1160, aired 1989-09-22THE U.S. CONGRESS: As long as Hawaii's been a state, he's represented it in Congress Daniel Inouye
#1158, aired 1989-09-20LONDON LANDMARKS: It was built originally on the Whitehall site of a medieval palace used to house visiting Scottish kings Scotland Yard
#1152, aired 1989-09-12LITERATURE: The next-to-last chapter of this novel is entitled "The Knitting Done" A Tale of Two Cities
#1150, aired 1989-09-08THE CABINET: When this department was established in 1849, it was called the Home Department the Department of the Interior
#1147, aired 1989-09-05WORLD LEADERS: This famous man was the grandfather of the current prime minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
#1146, aired 1989-09-04SOVIET HISTORY: He was Premier when Yuri Gagarin, the 1st cosmonaut, went into space Nikita Khrushchev
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at