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What was the name for the technology scare around the Millennium?

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What kind of membership increases in the new year due to resolutions being made?


Which English singer had a hit with a song called Millennium?

Robbie Williams

In the UK the annual New Year's eve show 'Hootenanny' has a countdown followed by a rendition of what song?

Auld Lang Syne

The early Roman calendar designated which date as the New Year?

March 1st

The biggest New Year's Day Parade is in which European country?


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Noisemaking and fireworks on New Year's Eve is believed to have originated in ancient times, when they were thought to do what?

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In which Australian city is one of the biggest New Year's celebrations?


In Italy, what do boys and girls receive gifts of on New Year's Day?


According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, what are stolen more on New Year's Day than on any other holiday?


In which city is the free New Year's event called America's Party?

Las Vegas

Which city is the first in the world to be celebrating the stroke of New Year's Day in it's millions?


The Gaelic calendar is still used in which country?


In the UK who hosts the annual New Year's eve show 'Hootenanny'?

Jools Holland

What is the first country to ring in the New Year?

New Zealand

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The Time Square New Year's Eve Ball came about as a result of a ban on what?

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Sun nien fai lok' means Happy New Year in which language?

Chinese (Cantonese)

Which country is the world's largest supplier of sparkling wine, a lot of which is drunk at New Year's?


What first of the New Year is said to bring luck?


The Millennium Falcon features in which film series?

Star Wars

Which 'Day of Christmas' is New Year's Eve?


What fruit is dropped at New Year's in Atlanta, Georgia?


The Fifth day of Chinese New Year is the God of ___'s birthday?


The Celebrity Millennium is what mode of transport?


What hand-held sticks are often lit by children on New Years eve?


What is name for a promise you make to yourself to start doing something good on the first day of the year?

New Year's Resolution

In which Australian city is the Millennium Train?


What is the most popular New Year's Resolution in the United States?

Lose Weight

Which country was hit by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on New Year's Day 2012?


What do visitors write on confetti released at Times Square at New Year's?


Rosh Hashanah is the New Year's celebration of which religion?


In the 'Friends' New Year episode 'The One with the Routine', who joined Ross and Monica at the TV broadcast?


Where in New York is the New Year's Eve ball dropped?

Times Square

Which Island is the first to bring in the New Year?

Christmas Island

The New Millennium is also known as what?


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The Dutch believe that eating what on New Year's Day will bring good fortune?

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In Vietnam the New Year usually begins in which month?


U2's song 'New Year's Day' was from their 1983 album, what was it called?


Some believe that the second day of Chinese New Year is also the birthday of all ___?


Some consider using a ___ to be bad luck on Chinese New Year's Day?


Some consider lighting fires and ___ to be bad luck on Chinese New Year's Day, so all food consumed is cooked the days before?

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Soon after New Year's day was established, Roman pagans observed the New Year by doing what?

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The 3rd day of Chinese New Year is considered an unlucky day to have what?


Traditionally, the Chinese New Year was a time to honor deities as well as who?


What color do most of the natives of Brazil wear on New Year's Eve?


Some Chinese New Year traditions include lighting firecrackers and giving what in red paper envelopes?


Approximately how many people who set New Year resolutions fail?


Traditionally, in what country on New Year's Eve do people go around town throwing old dishes at their friends' doors?


What color do the people of Brazil typically dress on New Year's Day?


Traditionally for Chinese New Year, firecrackers were once lit to scare away who?

Evil Spirits

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They eat a special soup called Tteok-Guk, which is a hot soup with thin, flat rice cakes and most of the time ___ are inserted?

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The first babies of the new Millennium were born in which country?

New Zealand

In what year was the first New Year's Eve Nos Galan Road Race?


The Lion Dance for Chinese New Year has how many people operating a lion costume?


How many equestrian units are there on the 2013 Rose Parade?


What color underwear do the natives of Mexico and Italy wear at New Year's?


How many marching bands were there on the 2013 Rose Parade?


There is an Estonian tradition of eating how many meals on New Year's day?


In what sport is the New Year's Four Hills Tournament played?

Ski Jumping

The celebration of the New Year is the oldest of all holidays. It was first observed in ancient Babylon about how many years ago?


The 2004 New Year's No.1 Billboard Hot 100 was OutKast with which song?

Hey Ya!

The 'Family Guy' New Year episode 'Da Boom' featured the family after a nuclear holocaust. Which famous singer did they meet?

Randy Newman

In which 2005 film does a police sergeant rally the cops and prisoners together to protect themselves on New Year's Eve?

Assault on Precinct 13

Hogmanay is a New Year's festival in which country?


Rick Allen, lost his arm in a car crash on New Year's Eve 1984, which band is he the drummer of?

Def Leppard

How many floats were there on the 2013 Rose Parade?


The traditional Netherlands 'New Year's Dive' sees thousands of people sprint into the freezing ocean wearing underwear and what?

Santa Hats

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In what year was the first Spengler Cup Final on New Year's Eve?

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In medieval times, a cake was put on which farmyard animal during New Year's?


In what year did Roman emperor Julius Caesar first establish January 1 as New Year's day?

46 B.C.E

At what time is a red maple leaf dropped at New Year's in Eastport, Maine?

11:30 PM

In what year was the first New Year's Eve Saint Silvester Road Race?


In order to realign the Roman calendar with the sun, Julius Caesar had to add how many extra days to the year 46 B.C.?


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In Ancient Egypt, the year began with the annual flooding of what?

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In the Eddie Murphy/Dan Aykroyd film 'Trading Places', on New Year's Eve they sneak onto a party train to steal a report on what?

Frozen orange juice prices

In the Medieval, what was the name of the vow that knights took which is similar to a New Year's Resolution?

Peacock Vow

Due to ill health, who substituted for Dick Clark in 2005 for 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'?

Regis Philbin

At the Orlando Citrus Parade the floats are decorated with what?


In Italy and Mexico, what do people wear on New Year's Day as a symbol of good luck for the upcoming year?

Red Underwear

In Bengali for New Year what do they use to paint patterns on the ground out the front of their houses?


A structure in the form of what food is dropped in Plymouth, Wisconsin during New Year's?


2,000 doves of peace were released to celebrate the Millennium in which square?

Manger Square

By the early medieval period most of Christian Europe regarded Annunciation Day as the beginning of the year. What date is that?

March 25th

A team from which British university won the first Spengler Cup Final on New Year's Eve?


In the film 'The Hudsucker Proxy' Norville is chased by angry mobs through the streets on New Year's Eve before doing what?

Climbing a clock tower

A sculpture called the 'D Burst' is dropped from which building in Detroit, Michigan during New Year's?

Hard Rock Café

In 1582 the calendar had slowly fallen behind the seasons over the years, so Pope Gregory advanced the calendar by how many days?


How many light bulbs lit the original New York City New Year's Eve ball?


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