US Mark Dixon

Mark Dixon leaves with $32,000

Mark Dixon, a business analyst for a credit card company from Wilmington, Delaware, was a contestant on season 1 of the U.S. version of the show on August 25th-26th, 1999. He walked away with $32,000 after incorrectly answering his $64,000 question.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put the following female groups in the order of their debut album, from oldest to the most recent.
• A: The Go-Gos • B: Wilson Phillips
• C: TLC • D: The Supremes

From the 10 contestants, 7 got it right, but Mark (with a time of 4.67 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-A-B-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Mark's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these items is NOT traditionally associated with Easter?
• A: Bunny • B: Pumpkin
• C: Lily • D: Egg

$200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
In the opular comic strip by Jim Davis, what kind of animal is Garfield?
• A: Cat • B: Dog
• C: Bear • D: Sponge
The klaxon called time and Mark would return on $200 with all 3 lifelines still available.

$300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What structure is located a t1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC?
• A: Smithsonian Institution • B: Washington Monument
• C: White House • D: Supreme Court

$500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following continents is also a country?
• A: Europe • B: North America
• C: South America • D: Australia

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
While shipwrecked on an island, what was the name of Robinson Crusoe's companion?
• A: Monday • B: Tuesday
• C: Thursday • D: Friday

$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
After a 1996 broadcast, what group unsuccesfully sued Oprah Winfrey for oven ten million dollars?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Book Publishers - 1% • B: Cattle Ranchers - 96%
• C: Realtors - 2% • D: Weight Watchers - 1%

$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In addition to leeks, what is the other main vegetable used in the soup known as "vichysoisse"?
• A: Potatoes • B: Beets
• C: Asparagus • D: Broccoli

$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Who was the first vice-president of the United States?
• A: John Adams • B: Benjamin Franklin
• C: James Madison • D: Thomas Jefferson

$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In what Spanish city does the annual "Fiesta de San Fermin" Running of the Bulls take place?
• A: Pamplona • B: Madrid
• C: Barcelona • D: Seville

$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these artists had a top 10 hit in the 1950's, 60's, 70's, and 80's?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Ray Charles • B: Rolling Stones
• C: Stevie Wonder • D: Dolly Parton

$64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Around 1990, what was the shared occupation of the group of men referred to as the "Keating Five"?
• A: Musicians • B: Bankers
• C: Senators • D: Writers


Preceded by
Michael Shutterly
U.S. Contestant (Season 1)
Mark Dixon
Succeeded by
Bill MacDonald

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