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A retail worker fromburst into tears after learning he just won $1million on Channel 9's Millionaire Hot Seat quiz show.
Antony McManus, 57, won the Fastest Finger First round early on in the popular show, hosted by Eddie McGuire, which gave him $1000 to use for a lifeline later.
Once in the hot seat opposite McGuire, he then answered all five questions correctly, before reaching the final hurdle - a tricky one about classic literature.
THE $1MILLION QUESTION
Which of these classic literary works was published first?
A: The Count of Monte Cristo
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B: A Tale of Two Cities
C: War and Peace
D: Les Misérables
Answer: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, published in 1844
Mr McManus is the second person ever in the show's history to take out the top prize, which he says immediately changed his life.
His final question was originally one asking how many Australian prime ministers have been members for electorates in Queensland.
But luckily for McManus, he was able to use his lifeline and swap the question for another.
It was a move that ultimately earned him the winning prize, because he admitted to McGuire he would've chosen the incorrect answer for the question originally put to him.
Upon answering the million dollar question correctly, the 57-year-old revealed he had no idea when The Count of Monte Cristo was published but tried to order the answers backwards.
Famous songs with hidden messages
Taylor Swift made waves when she released 'All Too Well' on her 2012 album 'Red,' largely because it depicted a devastating relationship and heartbreak—and because it was believed to be about a three-month relationship she had with Jake Gyllenhaal. As part of her re-recording process, Swift recently released a 10-minute version of the song and simultaneously resurfaced all those old rumors. The song includes the lyric, "And I left my scarf there at your sister's house / And you've still got it in your drawer even now," which fans think references a scarf that the actor was spotted wearing which apparently belonged to Swift. Ironically, during the release of this song, Gyllenhaal was actually with his sister Maggie at an awards ceremony. Maggie also previously expressed confusion a few years prior on 'Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen' about why people keep asking her about this scarf. If that weren't enough, the song also includes scathing lyrics like scathing lyrics like, "I'll get older but your lovers stay my age," and, "You said if we had been closer in age maybe it would have been fine / and that made me want to die," but Gyllenhaal never commented then and he's unlikely to comment now. Huge songs like John Lennon's 'Imagine' have been dissected over time, but have you ever wondered whether your favorite tune has a secret double meaning or hidden message? Click through this gallery to find out the secrets behind some of the world's most famous songs.
Speaking after his historic win, the Melbourne man revealed the changes he's already made to his life.
'I thought I'd be renting forever but now I've bought a beautiful apartment and even paid cash for it!' he said after the episode which was filmed in May.
'Now I can stop worrying about the future for my husband, Ron, and me. I'm so grateful that the stars aligned on the day.
'So much had to go right for me to win, and it did. It's still hard to believe.'
Mr McManus encouraged everyone considering applying for the show to go for it.
'If it happened to me, it could happen to you too,' he said.
Mr McManus is a fierce LGBTQIA+ activist and along with his husband Ron has been fighting for equality for the queer community.
He and Ron were unofficially married a whopping 17 times at equal rights rallies, on radio and TV before finally tying the knot legally in January, 2018.
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The 57-year-old also is a treasurer for the charity Positive Attitude which provides food and company for those living with HIV.
The popular Channel 9 show has seen contestants win a staggering $87,098,000 in prize money over the past 21 years it has been airing.
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