How Many of These Iconic Celebrities Do You Recognize?

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There are some celebrities that seem to have made it big for just existing, while others have changed the world as we know it. How many revolutionary icons can you spot in this tough quiz?

This guy is one of four extremely important musicians. Who is he?

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McCartney is one of the two living Beatles members that still exist on this Earth. He created a musical revolution, and he still makes pretty cool tunes. 

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McCartney is one of the two living Beatles members that still exist on this Earth. He created a musical revolution, and he still makes pretty cool tunes. 

Who is this famous monarch?

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Queen Elizabeth II has been the ruling monarch of the UK and the rest of the Commonwealth for the majority of her life. She was born in 1926 and is still kicking. She's almost 100 years old!

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Queen Elizabeth II has been the ruling monarch of the UK and the rest of the Commonwealth for the majority of her life. She was born in 1926 and is still kicking. She's almost 100 years old!

Who was this famous writer of the past?

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Chances are, you know who Mark Twain is. If you've ever read "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," then that's where you know him from. 

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Chances are, you know who Mark Twain is. If you've ever read "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," then that's where you know him from. 

Who was this beautiful actress?

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Often mistaken for the legendary Marylin Monroe, Jane Mansfield became one of the first Playboy bunnies ever. She was also a singer, actor, dancer, and writer. 

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Often mistaken for the legendary Marylin Monroe, Jane Mansfield became one of the first Playboy bunnies ever. She was also a singer, actor, dancer, and writer. 

Who was the king of rock and roll?

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Although you can make strong arguments for any individual on this list being the king of rock and roll, Elvis was the first, and quite possibly the most famous. 

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Although you can make strong arguments for any individual on this list being the king of rock and roll, Elvis was the first, and quite possibly the most famous. 

Who is this legendary author?

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Ernest Hemmingway was a journalist, novelist, short-story writer, and sportsman who is remembered as one of the greatest writers who ever lived. Hemmingway liked to live life novelly, and he spent a lot of his time partying. 

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Ernest Hemmingway was a journalist, novelist, short-story writer, and sportsman who is remembered as one of the greatest writers who ever lived. Hemmingway liked to live life novelly, and he spent a lot of his time partying. 

This is the guy who founded Microsoft. What's his name?

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Bill Gates founded Microsoft, which made him the wealthiest man in the world for a short period of time. Since then, he has been usurped by Jeff Bezos, but the Gates Foundation does more powerful charity work than Bezos ever has. 

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Bill Gates founded Microsoft, which made him the wealthiest man in the world for a short period of time. Since then, he has been usurped by Jeff Bezos, but the Gates Foundation does more powerful charity work than Bezos ever has. 

Who is this legendary actress?

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If you don't recognize Elizabeth Taylor, then you should begin to familiarize yourself with her work! She was an acting legend in the 1950s, and her legacy has lived on long after her death. 

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If you don't recognize Elizabeth Taylor, then you should begin to familiarize yourself with her work! She was an acting legend in the 1950s, and her legacy has lived on long after her death. 

She was the first lady to fly across the Atlantic. What is her name?

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Amelia Earhart made history when she became the first woman to solo-fly across the Atlantic ocean. She, unfortunately, disappeared while trying to fly around the world.

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Amelia Earhart made history when she became the first woman to solo-fly across the Atlantic ocean. She, unfortunately, disappeared while trying to fly around the world.

This guy was the President of the United States for eight years until 2016. What's his name?

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Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States who stuck around for two terms until he left the office to pursue a quiet life with his wife and daughters. 

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Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States who stuck around for two terms until he left the office to pursue a quiet life with his wife and daughters. 

This legendary singer's most famous song is titled Piece of My Heart. What is her name?

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Joplin mashed rock, soul, blues, and gospel together to create a timeless collection of perfect songs. Additionally, she was the founder and frontwoman of the band Pearl.

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Joplin mashed rock, soul, blues, and gospel together to create a timeless collection of perfect songs. Additionally, she was the founder and frontwoman of the band Pearl.

This lady devoted her entire life to serving the poor and underprivileged. What is her name?

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Mother Teresa is remembered for her work in the missionary, bringing help to those in need. She founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India where she spent the majority of her life. 

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Mother Teresa is remembered for her work in the missionary, bringing help to those in need. She founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India where she spent the majority of her life. 

What's this former president's name?

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Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, and his claim to fame was being the president that won the Civil War for the North. Additionally, he was the brain behind the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, and his claim to fame was being the president that won the Civil War for the North. Additionally, he was the brain behind the Emancipation Proclamation.

He was young, rebellious, and knew how to draw a crowd. Who is this musician?

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Bob Dylan was a revolutionary musician, artist, public speaker, and activist. He still makes and plays music today!

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Bob Dylan was a revolutionary musician, artist, public speaker, and activist. He still makes and plays music today!

This man created Mickey Mouse. What's his name?

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Walt Disney founded the Disney company (duh), with that he popularized the genre of hand-drawn cartoons for kids and adults alike!

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Walt Disney founded the Disney company (duh), with that he popularized the genre of hand-drawn cartoons for kids and adults alike!

Who was this New York artist?

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Have you ever seen that painting of the Campbells tomato soup can? If you have, then you've seen some of Warhol's work!

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Have you ever seen that painting of the Campbells tomato soup can? If you have, then you've seen some of Warhol's work!

He's one of the greatest basketball players of all time. What is his name?

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Number 23 of the Chicago Bulls is owned by the one, the only, Michael Jordan. 

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Number 23 of the Chicago Bulls is owned by the one, the only, Michael Jordan. 

Who was this model?

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Brigitte Bardot was an icon of the '50s and '60s because she was an incredible French actress and model. She was so influential that she had an eternal fashion trend named after her. Any top or dress with a wide-open neck exposing both shoulders is now known as the Bardot neckline. 

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Brigitte Bardot was an icon of the '50s and '60s because she was an incredible French actress and model. She was so influential that she had an eternal fashion trend named after her. Any top or dress with a wide-open neck exposing both shoulders is now known as the Bardot neckline. 

This starlet dominated Hollywood in the mid-1900s. Who was she?

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Audrey Hepburn wasn't just known for her good looks. She was also an activist, public speaker, advocate for human rights, and she had an acting portfolio so elaborate that she could play virtually any role you threw at her flawlessly. 

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Audrey Hepburn wasn't just known for her good looks. She was also an activist, public speaker, advocate for human rights, and she had an acting portfolio so elaborate that she could play virtually any role you threw at her flawlessly. 

Who is this famous baseball player from the past?

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Jackie Robinson was the first Black baseball player to ever penetrate the white baseball leagues in America. He changed the face of baseball forever. 

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Jackie Robinson was the first Black baseball player to ever penetrate the white baseball leagues in America. He changed the face of baseball forever. 

He's 1/4 of the Beatles. What's his name?

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Lennon was known for being the moodiest, yet most creative, member of the British power pop band. He was also the first to pass away out of all of them. 

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Lennon was known for being the moodiest, yet most creative, member of the British power pop band. He was also the first to pass away out of all of them. 

Who was this action movie legend?

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Bruce Lee started his career being an unbelievably talented martial artist. He eventually morphed that side of his career into acting and working as a stunt man. He tragically died early in his life, but his son took over his legacy until he was also tragically killed. 

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Bruce Lee started his career being an unbelievably talented martial artist. He eventually morphed that side of his career into acting and working as a stunt man. He tragically died early in his life, but his son took over his legacy until he was also tragically killed. 

This scientist created the theory of relativity. What's his name?

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Known for his wild hair, cool mustache, and unending quest to find a unifying theory that combined relativity with dimensional space-time and string theory, this scientist was Albert Einstein. 

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Known for his wild hair, cool mustache, and unending quest to find a unifying theory that combined relativity with dimensional space-time and string theory, this scientist was Albert Einstein. 

Who was this political activist?

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Malcolm X was a revolutionary activist, minister, public speaker, and advocate for the civil rights movement throughout the 1960s and beyond. He was one of the two largest African American figureheads in the civil rights movement, along with Martin Luther King Jr. 

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Malcolm X was a revolutionary activist, minister, public speaker, and advocate for the civil rights movement throughout the 1960s and beyond. He was one of the two largest African American figureheads in the civil rights movement, along with Martin Luther King Jr. 

Everyone wanted to be just like him. What's his name?

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When James Dean starred in "Rebel Without a Cause," he became a prolific Hollywood heartthrob. Tragically, he died in a car accident at the tender age of 24.

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When James Dean starred in "Rebel Without a Cause," he became a prolific Hollywood heartthrob. Tragically, he died in a car accident at the tender age of 24.

Which member of the British royal family was this?

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Princess Diana was the closest thing that the British monarchy had to a down-to-earth celebrity. She died tragically in a car accident quite early in her life. 

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Princess Diana was the closest thing that the British monarchy had to a down-to-earth celebrity. She died tragically in a car accident quite early in her life. 

You know who this is. Don't you?

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Dean Martin was Hollywood's favorite comedian, actor, and singer. He was a deeply compassionate person both on and off set. 

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Dean Martin was Hollywood's favorite comedian, actor, and singer. He was a deeply compassionate person both on and off set. 

Who was this actress turned queen?

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Grace Kelly started as an actress. She made waves in Hollywood, but then she caught the eye of a Monocan prince. They got married, she became a princess, then a queen and the rest is history. 

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Grace Kelly started as an actress. She made waves in Hollywood, but then she caught the eye of a Monocan prince. They got married, she became a princess, then a queen and the rest is history. 

This guy was one of the most fearsome boxers of all time. Who is he?

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Muhammad Ali was one of the first celebrity boxers, nicknamed "The Greatest" for his overwhelming success. He was an activist, scholar, philanthropist, father, and overall good guy. 

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Muhammad Ali was one of the first celebrity boxers, nicknamed "The Greatest" for his overwhelming success. He was an activist, scholar, philanthropist, father, and overall good guy. 

Who was the prince of pop?

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Before Michael started to lose his mind, he was the most important pop musician who ever lived. Michael Jackson is a pillar in the musical world, and even though he turned out to be a creep, his impact on pop music is unparalleled. 

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Before Michael started to lose his mind, he was the most important pop musician who ever lived. Michael Jackson is a pillar in the musical world, and even though he turned out to be a creep, his impact on pop music is unparalleled. 

He was the face of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. What is his name?

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Martin Luther King Jr. is the most recognizable activist, quite possibly, in human history. His work to dismantle systemic racism was the first step into today's societal movements to squash hate and bring equity to marginalized groups. 

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Martin Luther King Jr. is the most recognizable activist, quite possibly, in human history. His work to dismantle systemic racism was the first step into today's societal movements to squash hate and bring equity to marginalized groups. 

Name this comic legend!

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Bob Hope was a legendary stand up comedian that pioneered the genre. He also hosted the Oscars 19 times.

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Bob Hope was a legendary stand up comedian that pioneered the genre. He also hosted the Oscars 19 times.

This is the most recent president to be assassinated during his term, what is his name?

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Kennedy was a beloved public figure that got elected to be the 35th president of the United States. He was tragically shot and killed by a man named Lee Harvey Oswald. 

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Kennedy was a beloved public figure that got elected to be the 35th president of the United States. He was tragically shot and killed by a man named Lee Harvey Oswald. 

What's this singer's name?

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Ol' Frank Sinatra had the bluest eyes and the most heart-meltingly beautiful voice in showbiz during his time in the circuit. He's one of the reasons that we call raspy lounge singers "crooners."

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Ol' Frank Sinatra had the bluest eyes and the most heart-meltingly beautiful voice in showbiz during his time in the circuit. He's one of the reasons that we call raspy lounge singers "crooners."

Who is this famous talk show host?

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Oprah was the queen of daytime television before she gave it up to live out a quiet life. She also became the first black woman billionaire in the history of, well, history. 

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Oprah was the queen of daytime television before she gave it up to live out a quiet life. She also became the first black woman billionaire in the history of, well, history. 

Who is this actress?

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Rachel Welch first showed up in the 1960s. She's still acting to this day, and she's arguably just as beautiful too. 

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Rachel Welch first showed up in the 1960s. She's still acting to this day, and she's arguably just as beautiful too. 

Who was this comedic genius?

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Do you know that there was an actual Lucy behind "I Love Lucy?" Lucille Ball played that character and many more!

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Do you know that there was an actual Lucy behind "I Love Lucy?" Lucille Ball played that character and many more!

You've got to know this lady. What was her name?

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Marilyn Monroe was one of the most important figures in modeling history. In fact, the term "blonde bombshell" came to fruition because of her. 

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Marilyn Monroe was one of the most important figures in modeling history. In fact, the term "blonde bombshell" came to fruition because of her. 

Who's this guy?

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Marlon Brando, once known for popularizing the Stanislavski system of acting, is now known for his large body of work. He acted in numerous legendary films, but most namely, he was in "The Godfather." Additionally, he was a huge proponent for Native American equity-seeking. 

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Marlon Brando, once known for popularizing the Stanislavski system of acting, is now known for his large body of work. He acted in numerous legendary films, but most namely, he was in "The Godfather." Additionally, he was a huge proponent for Native American equity-seeking. 

What's this old cowboy's name?

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John Wayne was the Western star that put American filmmaking on the map. He paved the way for characters like Clint Eastwood to play their part as well. 

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John Wayne was the Western star that put American filmmaking on the map. He paved the way for characters like Clint Eastwood to play their part as well. 

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