Brain Teaser – Celebrity Births


This week we challenge you to guess the year when certain well-known people were born. All you have to do is to pick the correct year from three options.  Need help? Use Credo Reference to find the answers.

1. Daniel Radcliffe, star of Harry Potter films: 1979, 1984 or 1989?

2. Jennifer Aniston, actress: 1969, 1979 or 1989?

3. Britney Spears, US pop singer: 1971, 1981 or 1991?

4. William Shakespeare, English dramatist: 1544, 1564 or 1584?

5. Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the United States: 1946, 1956 or 1966?

6. Jane Fonda, US film actress: 1937, 1947 or 1957?

7. Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian arctic explorer: 1861, 1871 or 1881?

8. Colin Firth, English stage and screen actor: 1950, 1960 or 1970?

9. Stirling Moss, racing driver: 1929, 1939 or 1949?

10. Sigmund Freud, founder of psychoanalysis: 1846, 1856 or 1866?

How did you do?

0 – 1 Mmmm, not exactly brilliant.
2 – 5 A reasonable stab.
6 – 8 A good showing. But there’s still room for improvement!
9 – 10 You really know your stuff. Well done!

Questions set by Tony Augarde (www.augardebooks.co.uk)

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