This is John Carpenter, the first American contestant to win $1,000,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
In November of 1999, John answered all 15 questions correctly without using a single lifeline. On the final question, he pretended to use a lifeline to call his dad to tell him he won the million.
What follows are all 15 of John’s questions. In his shoes, would you have won the million?