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Germany
   has the capital   
Berlin
There is no known date of foundation of Berlin. In its early history, there existed a twin-town situation - Berlin lay on the East bank of the Spree and Cölln lay on the west bank. These towns are first mentioned in historical documents in the 1200s, and there is no evidence of the Slav fishing village that is often mentioned in some sources
1936
   Summer Olympic Games were held in   
Berlin
Berlin
   had a U.K. Number One single with   
Take My Breath Away
November 2 1986 for 4 weeks
Terri Nunn
   has been a vocalist in   
Berlin
She was one of the actresses who auditioned for the role of Princess Leia in the 1977 film Star Wars, but lost out to Carrie Fisher. Also sang background vocals for The Sisters of Mercy.
Deutsche Oper
   is in   
Berlin
1989
   was the year   
The Berlin Wall Fell
I think it was pushed.
1961
   was the year   
The Building of the Berlin Wall Began
96-mile long structure
1810
      
The University of Berlin Was Founded
Among its students and faculty are Hegel, Marx and Bismark
Berlin
   has the capital   
Berlin (East/West)
Irving Berlin
   composed the musical   
Annie Get Your Gun (1946)
Berlin
   released the single   
Take My Breath Away (Love Theme from 'Top Gun')
1986; 4 weeks as #1 in the U.K.; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Infernal
   released the single   
From Paris to Berlin (2006)
Lou Reed
   released the album   
Berlin (1973)
Germany
   is the site of   
Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin
Germany
   is the site of   
Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin
Irving Berlin
   is the stage name of   
Israel Isidore Baline
American composer and lyricist
In Berlin You Would Find the Brandenburg Gate
   is   
True
Was commissioned by Friedrich Wilhelm II to represent peace
Yankee Doodle in Berlin (1919)
   starrred   
Bothwell Browne, Ford Sterling and Malcolm St. Clair
Director: F. Richard Jones. Also starred Bert Roach, Ben Turpin & Charles Murray
F. Richard Jones
   directed   
Yankee Doodle in Berlin (1919)
Berlin Wall Falls, Communist Regimes in E. Europe Collapse, Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
   are all   
Major Events of 1989
Funeral in Berlin (1966)
   starred   
Michael Caine, Paul Hubschmid and Oskar Homolka
Director: Guy Hamilton. Also starred Eva Renzi, Guy Doleman & Hugh Burden. Plot: A British agent is sent to Berlin to receive a Communist defector, but the true situation turns out to be rather more complicated.
1948
   was the year   
Berlin Airlift Began
April 1; broke the Soviet blockade of Berlin
Germany
   is the site of   
Housing Estates in the Berlin Modern Style
Added 2008
Alfred Döblin
   wrote   
Berlin Alexanderplatz
In a 2002 poll of 100 noted writers conducted by the Norwegian Book Clubs, the book was named among the top 100 books of all time.
"Wolfgang Amadeus Mozard: Die Zauberflöte"
   was released by   
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
1938 - inducted in 1999
Hitler - Beast of Berlin (1939)
   starred   
Roland Drew, Steffii Duna and Greta Granstedt
Director: Sam Newfield. Also starred Alan Ladd, Lucien Prival & Vernon Dent
Wilhelm Furtwängler
   was music director of the   
Berlin Philharmonic
1922-1945; 1952-1954
Herbert Von Karajan
   was music director of the   
Berlin Philharmonic
1954-1989
1945
   saw the   
Battle of Berlin
The final major offensive of the European Theatre of World War II and was designated the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union. 16th April 1945 - 2nd May 1945. Berlin, Germany. WWII. Combatants: Germany ¦ Soviet Union, Communist Poland. Outcome: German defeat.
Business Is Business
   was composed by   
Irving Berlin
1911
Call Me Up Some Rainy Afternoon
   was composed by   
Irving Berlin
1910
Everybody Step
   was composed by   
Irving Berlin
1921
That International Rag
   was composed by   
Irving Berlin
1913
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
   recorded   
Verdi: Overtures & Preludes
Cond. Claudio Abbado; Deutsche Grammophon, 1999
Berlin Philharmonic
   recorded   
Georg Philipp Telemann, Trumpet Concerto in D
Maurice André; EMI, 2006
Irving Berlin
   composed   
What'll I Do?
1924
Irving Berlin
   composed   
Say It Isn't So
1932
Irving Berlin
   composed   
Puttin' On the Ritz
1930
Irving Berlin
   composed   
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Irving Berlin
   composed   
White Christmas
Irving Berlin
   composed   
Cheek to Cheek
Irving Berlin
   composed   
Let's Face the Music and Dance
From Paris to _____
   -   
Berlin
Infernal
Berlin
   was formerly the capital of   
German Empire
Separation of Germany to occupation zones for the Allied powers, 1871 - 1945
East Berlin
   was formerly the capital of   
East Germany
Berlin, country ceased to exist after re-unification of Germany, 1949 - 1990
1948
   was the year   
Berlin Airlift Began
April 1; broke the Soviet blockade of Berlin
1961
   was the year   
The Building of the Berlin Wall Began
96-mile long structure
1989
   was the year   
The Berlin Wall Fell
I think it was pushed.
1945
   was the year of the   
Battle of Berlin
The final major offensive of the European Theatre of World War II and was designated the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union. 16th April 1945 - 2nd May 1945. Berlin, Germany. WWII. Combatants: Germany ¦ Soviet Union, Communist Poland. Outcome: German defeat.
Funeral in _____
   is missing   
Berlin
1966. Michael Caine as Harry Palmer.






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