Barkham Village Residents Association

A “Famous Firsts” theme this time. Some may be more famous than others!

  1. Q.  Who wrote “First Among Equals”?
  2. Q.  The film “First Blood” introduced which (in)famous action hero who then also appeared in several sequels?
  3. Q.  “The first time ever I saw your face” has been recorded many times, but who had a worldwide hit with it in 1972? If you’re really clever, for a bonus point, who wrote it
  4. Q.  Who was the first man to break the 4 minute barrier for the mile and in what year did he do it?
  5. Q.  Where is Tranquillity Base and what happened there?
  6. Q.  Who, in 1875, was the first man to swim the English Channel?
  7. Q.  What is Vaughan Williams’s first symphony called?
  8. Q. Which footballer was the first man to score 50 goals for England?
  9. Q. Who carried out the first heart transplant and in what year?
  10. Q. And finally (apologies in advance!) when might you find 70s heartthrob David Cassidy in a Conference?

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