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In 1999, The First Person To Win "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" Answered These 15 Questions Without Needing Lifelines — How Much Would You Have Won?

It's all on you! (No pressure.)

This is John Carpenter, and on Nov. 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.


(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.)

Ready? Here we go.

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