Michela De Paoli was the third person to win Chi vuol essere milionario? in Italy when she won €1,000,000 on January 27, 2011, after Francesca Cinelli in 2001 and Davide Pavesi in 2004.

She was also the second non-American and European contestant to get to the final question without the use of any lifelines (the first would be Poland's Filip Łapiński during the 2002 Children's Day specials,) and the fifth ever contestant to do this. The previous contestants to save their lifelines for question 15 were John Carpenter (the first ever Millionaire), David Goodman and Steve Perry. Perry and Łapiński were not to win the top prize.

Michela’s Run to the MillionEdit

€3,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
According to tradition, what gift San Martino to a beggar?
• A: Half of a loaf of bread • B: Your own horse
• C: Half of a cape • D: A pair of sandals
€5,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
If the glue of a label remains attached to the crockery, remove it quickly and well with cotton soaked in:
• A: Petrol • B: Apple vinegar
• C: Olive oil • D: Water and bicarbonate
€7,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which European country has the flag in horizontal and not vertical stripes?
• A: Romania • B: Hungary
• C: Ireland • D: Belgium
€10,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which device was conceived in 1642 by the French philosopher Pascal?
• A: The thermometer • B: The calculator
• C: The stethoscope • D: The telescope
€15,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Among these alternatives to driving a Ferrari the only really happened is:
• A: Alboreto/Prost • B: Lauda/Villeneueve
• C: Senna/Schumacher • D: Piquet/Barrichello
Klaxon called time, Michela will return with 3 lifelines remaining.
€20,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
If you hear about "Blaue Reiter" or "Blue Rider" you are certainly looking to:
• A: Science • B: Poetry
• C: Music • D: Painting
€30,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
During the 1988 Sanremo Festival the conductor Miguel Bosè communicated live:
• A: The Death of Claudio Villa • B: The Attack on Reagan
• C: The Olympic gold of Tomba • D: The Oscar to Tornatore
€70,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
South Africa has three capitals and among these there is:
• A: Cape Town • B: Pretoria
• C: Johannesburg • D: Bloemfontein
€150,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these famous women of the twentieth century is the daughter of a grocer?
• A: Margaret Thatcher • B: Grace Kelly
• C: Evita Peron • D: Sandra Milo
€300,000 (14 of 15) - Not Timed
The aspidistra is a plant that can live for a hundred years, withstands all the elements and is adapted to each template. He knew it:
• A: Charles Darwin • B: Frederic Chopin
• C: George Orwell • D: Vincent Van Gogh
Klaxon called time again, Michela will return with 3 lifelines still remaining.
€1,000,000 (15 of 15) - Not Timed
According to Genesis, which was the first action taken by Adam left the Garden of Eden?
'Ask The Audience, 'Phone-A-Friend' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: He offered sacrifices to God • B: He worked the land
• C: He joined Eve • D: Built a house
Ask the Audience Results: A: 15% • B: 52% • C: 17% • D: 16%

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