People in the News, 2009
Which U.S. congressman from South Carolina yelled "You Lie!" during President Obama's healthcare speech in September, resulting in a formal rebuke by the House of Representatives?
During protests against June's presidential election in Iran, police shot and killed a 26-year-old woman. Video of her bleeding to death in the street circulated around the world. What is the victim's name?
Who told police in October that his 6-year-old son, Falcon, was aboard a homemade Mylar balloon, cruising the sky above Colorado?
What is the title of Sarah Palin's memoir, which was released in November?
What singer became the 2009 American Idol in May?
What second baseman turned an unassisted triple play in August?
Hamid Karzai was reelected president of Afghanistan in a race that was marred by fraud. Who was his closest challenger, who dropped of out the race just before the November runoff election?
Director John Hughes, who died in August, directed many memorable films in the 1980s and '90s that starred a group of young actors that came to be known as the "Brat Pack." Which of the following films did he NOT direct?
What is the name of the ex-con who killed four Lakewood, Washington, police officers in December?
Bernard Madoff, the investment manager who bilked clients of as much as $50 billion, was sentenced to how many years in prison in June?