At that time only the winner was announced and officially every other participant was a runner-up. _____ WHO I THOUGHT WAS RUNNER-UP FOR BEST PICTURE 1980-PRESENT. Trivia Quiz - Famous Runners-Up Category: Mixed USA Quiz #190,669. Famous Runners. My oldest sister is an elite runner and has won marathons in the past. Stacker checks in on past runners-up for the Presidency. Although the winners are usually the ones who become famous, many of the runners-up also find success in music, television, Broadway, or other various endeavors. 10 questions, rated Average. Lys also took part in 1957 and then again in 1958 where she came second in Hilversum with the song Georgio with 24 points to France's 27. Below is a list of some of the most famous runners of all time. Top 6 Most Successful X Factor UK Runners-Up. He followed up his 1960 win with a second Olympic gold medal in 1964 in Tokyo – making him the first runner to win an Olympic marathon race twice. Aiken starred in "Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat" on Broadway in August 2013. The 25-year-old Scot followed this up in February by smashing the British mile record, before achieving the double-double at the European Indoor Championships last weekend. In season eight of American Idol, winner Kris Allen was overshadowed by runner up Adam Lambert, to the point that there were questions about the ethics of Allen's win (there were reports that AT&T, who at the time were the only network that American Idol would accept text message votes from, had supplied free text messaging services to several Allen-favoring American Idol parties in the States). Clay Aiken is a singer-songwriter, actor and politician from Raleigh, North Carolina. By jgranade. It originated in the UK and was created by Simon Cowell who was a j Clay Aiken. 1982- John Elway (Stanford) Runner up to Herschel Walker (Georgia) Elway headed into the NFL as the first pick of the 1983 draft. Electoral College vote: Obama, 332 Romney, 206. Elway guided the Denver Broncos to Super Bowl titles in his last two seasons in 1997 and 1998. This quiz is about the second place finishers that we may or may not have forgotten. He returned for AGT: The Champions this year, and is currently on tour. Former bin man Andy Abraham will probably go down as the closest ever runner-up to winning The X Factor. But what about the near misses? This stand-up comedian with a stutter was the Season 10 runner-up, losing to ventriloquist Paul Zerdin. 1983: The Right … The X Factor has had 10 years of success, searching the length and breadth of the United Kingdom to find the next singing sensation. 1980: Raging Bull 1981: Reds 1982: E.T. Drew has over 1 million subscribers on YouTube, where he regularly posts videos, many featuring his service dog Stella. This is fun! 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