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What famous person's 1992 can be summed up by these six movie titles: High Hopes; Sunday, Bloody Sunday; Raging Bull; Losin' It; I'm Gonna Get You, Sucka; Under Siege?

If you said Mike Ditka, you're ready to take the Reader's First, and Probably Last, Year in Review Movie Title News Quiz. Just name the celebrity, local or otherwise, described by each set of titles below. Answers are at the bottom of the page.

1. Where the Boys Are

The Big Easy

I Remember Mama

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

Queen Bee

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

2. A Face in the Crowd

Lovers and Other Strangers

What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?

Young Man With a Horn

Something for Everyone

Baby Boom

3. My Father's Glory

A River Runs Through It


The Wild Party

Casino Royale

The Big Mouth

4. The Sure Thing

Modern Problems

Little Big Man

Nothing but Trouble

Ruthless People

The Long Goodbye

5. A Perfect Couple

Damsel in Distress

Only the Lonely


In Name Only

Perfect Strangers

6. Outrageous Fortune

The Third Man

Arrivederci, Baby

Hello Again


Careful, He Might Hear You

Answers to Movie Title News Quiz:

1. Carol Moseley Braun.

2. Bill Clinton.

3. Rich Daley.

4. George Bush.

5. Diana, Duchess of Windsor.

6. Ross Perot.

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