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PS The answers to the last quiz. As Susan noted, Nov 17, 1558 was the day Queen Elizabeth I ascended to the throne.11/17/70 (or, in most of the world, 17/11/70) was the date of an Elton John concert that became his first live album. (Here's the Wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/17-11-70)
I'm gonna guess it's "The Mower Against Gardens," but that's only a guess...
Good job, Fretful! That's exactly it! :)