2. One, zero. oh, that makes more sense
3. The E Street orchestra? It's amazing what you can sometimes find out based on only a description of a band name (that's an inside joke for an occasional reader).
4. Bobby Fischer
6. Will Ferrell
7. None of these have been read in my kitch -- wait, I have read The Natural. Based on that knowledge, I'm guessing the film versions sodomized the books' endings in unsavory ways.