Which Egyptian pharaoh, whose tomb was discovered by archaeologists in 1922, died at the age of 19?
Which ancient Greek kingdom was Alexander the Great the king of?
Which cruel Roman leader had himself declared a god before he was assassinated by a group of guards in 41AD?
Joan of Arc helped lead the French to victory over the English at Orleans during the Hundred Years’ War. How did she die?
What contemporary of William Shakespeare was known for his play, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus?
What famous composer, known for works like “The Magic Flute,” died at the age of 35?
Emily Bronte was made famous by which novel, considered to be one of the classic works of English literature?
Which Old West icon was said to have killed 21 men, one for each of the years of his life, before he was killed by a sheriff in 1881?
Everyone remembers famous gangster couple Bonnie & Clyde—but what were their last names?
Peter Finch is one of two actors who have won the Academy Award for Best Actor posthumously. Who is the other?
In 1959, three young musicians, including Buddy Holly, were killed in a plane crash. What nickname did that event come to be known as?
What was the name of the 17-year-old musician who died in the same plane crash as Buddy Holly?
Marilyn Monroe died at the age of 36 in 1962. What was the cause of her death?
What semi-autobiographical novel, about the protagonist’s descent into mental illness, was the only novel written by Sylvia Plath in her lifetime?
Many people were called “the fifth Beatle,” but Paul McCartney once said, “If anyone was the fifth Beatle, it was [him],” referring to the manager who steered them towards fame before dying in 1967.
What singer, known as the King of Southern Soul, died in a plane crash in 1967?
What was the name of the Russian cosmonaut who was the first person to travel in space?
Bruce Lee brought Chinese martial arts to Hollywood cinema. Which of the following titles is NOT a Bruce Lee film?
What is the name of the British artist who died in 1974, known for the song “Pink Moon?”
Which influential punk band was Sid Vicious the bassist of?
Bob Marley died in 1981 at the age of 36. What musical genre was he primarily associated with?
What famous Canadian hero created the “Marathon of Hope?”
Brandon Lee lost his father, martial arts legend Bruce Lee, when he was just 8 years old. He went on to have a film career of his own, but died in a tragic accident on set of a movie he was starring in. What was the name of the movie?
What was the name of River Phoenix’s character in Stand by Me?
How did R&B singer Aaliyah die in 2001?
Heath Ledger won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar posthumously for his role in what film?
What is the name given to the group of artists and musicians who all happened to die at the age of 27?
What was the name of the powerful rock musician who sang hits like “Piece of My Heart” in the ‘60s?
Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love welcomed a daughter into the world in 1992. What is her name?
What hit film franchise was Anton Yelchin part of before his untimely death in 2016?
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