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Nick Osborne, a computer engineer from Reading, Berkshire won £1,000 on April 4th, 2000 after getting his £32,000 question incorrect.

Fastest Finger First Question Edit

Fastest Finger First
Starting with the earliest, put these Harrison Ford films in the order they were first released.
• A: Raiders of the Lost Ark • B: Air Force One
• C: Witness • D: Star Wars

From the 10 contestants, 5 got it correct. But Nick got it right in the fastest time; a time of 5.49 seconds. The correct order was D-A-C-B.

Nick's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Complete the title of this song from the musical 'Evita'. 'Don't Cry For Me.....'
• A: Bratislava • B: Argentina
• C: Oklahoma • D: Bognor Regis

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the usual name for the celebration held by a man shortly before his wedding?
• A: Bull night • B: Stag night
• C: Tom night • D: Buck night

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
'Choo-choo' is a child's name for what?
• A: Hen • B: Handkerchief
• C: Train • D: Shoe

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Where did Henry Ford establish the Ford Motor Company?
• A: Detroit • B: Chicago
• C: Saint Louis • D: Kansas City

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the traditional filling of an Eccles cake?
• A: Cheese • B: Cream
• C: Dried fruit • D: Black pudding

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which Shakespearean character says “To be, or not to be”?
• A: Macbeth • B: Othello
• C: Hamlet • D: King Lear

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the capital of Peru?
• A: La Paz • B: Lima
• C: Buenos Aires • D: Sao Paulo

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1937, the Duke of Windsor married Wallis Simpson in which country?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Italy - 2% • B: France - 77%
• C: Switzerland - 14% • D: Spain - 7%

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In which city was the Gwyneth Paltrow film 'Sliding Doors' mainly set?
'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline used
• A: New York • B: Paris
• C: London • D: Rome
Nick didn't know, so he phoned his friend Angela, who said she was pretty sure it was C: London. Nick went with this answer and won £16,000.

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In which city is the Australian Open tennis championship held?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Sydney • B: Brisbane
• C: Perth • D: Melbourne

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