Born Fools

Enjoy these 15 questions about famous people who happened to be born on "April Fools' Day," the first of April. Good luck!

1 of 15
Born on April 1, 1815, the last name of German chancellor Otto von Bismarck was later given to the city that became the capital of which U.S. state?
Montana
North Dakota
South Dakota
none of the above
2 of 15
Born April 1, 1953, Barry Sonnenfeld won a 2008 Emmy for directing an episode of what TV series (which ABC cancelled anyway)?
Life on Mars
Ugly Betty
Cavemen
Pushing Daisies
3 of 15
Born April 1, 1948, Jimmy Cliff has scored a handful of British hits in what musical genre?
reggae
heavy metal
skiffle
gospel
4 of 15
Born April 1, 1932, actor Gordon Jump spent 15 years portraying what well-known TV commercial character?
Mr. Coffee
The Ty-D-Bol Man
Ronald McDonald
The Maytag Repairman
5 of 15
Born April 1, 1883, Lon Chaney Sr. - known as "the Man of a Thousand Faces" - was known for his depiction of which of these legendary horror film characters?
Frankenstein's monster
The Phantom of the Opera
The Creature from the Black Lagoon
The Mummy
6 of 15
Born April 1, 1988, Courtney McCool has won both an Olympic medal and an NCAA championship in which sport?
gymnastics
basketball
swimming
fencing
7 of 15
Born on April 1, 1955, Terry Nichols is serving a life term in prison for his role in a cowardly bombing that occurred in what city?
Nairobi
Atlanta
Oklahoma City
London
8 of 15
Born on April 1, 1873, Sergei Rachmaninoff became famous for his efforts in what artistic field?
poetry
sculpture
music
architecture
9 of 15
Born on April 1, 1930, actress Grace Lee Whitney is best known for her role as Janice Rand on what science-fiction TV/film series?
Highlander
Star Trek
Planet of the Apes
Terminator
10 of 15
Born on April 1, 1929, college football coaching legend Glenn Edward Schembechler Jr. was better known by what nickname?
Bud
Bear
Bubba
Bo
11 of 15
Born on April 1, 1954, the late Jeff Porcaro served as the drummer of what rock band?
Poco
Asia
Toto
Devo
12 of 15
Born on April 1, 1943, Swiss architect Mario Botta won acclaim in 1995 with his design of what U.S. city's Museum of Modern Art?
San Francisco
New Orleans
Minneapolis
Boston
13 of 15
Born on April 1, 1980, actress Bijou Phillips can claim what relationship to Mackenzie Phillips, who appeared in the sitcom One Day at a Time?
half-sister
daughter
niece
cousin
14 of 15
Born on April 1, 1939, baseball hall-of-fame pitcher Phil Niekro won 318 major league games thanks to what "specialty" pitch?
screwball
split fastball
knuckleball
slider
15 of 15
Born April 1, 1980, Randy Orton went on to follow his father and grandfather (both named Bob) into which professional sport?
horse racing
golf
wrestling
basketball