The First Person To Win “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” Answered These 15 Questions — How Many Can You Get?


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It’s all on you! (No pressure.)

This is John Carpenter and on November 19, 1999, he became THE FIRST person to win Who Wants to Be A Millionaire? by answering these 15 questions. Last time we told you where the contestant used lifelines, but unfortunately for you, John Carpenter DIDN’T NEED ANY.


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(He technically did Phone-a-Friend on the final question, but it was just to call his father and tell him “I don’t really need your help, I just wanted to let you know that I’m gonna win the million dollars.” WHAT A FLEX.)

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