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Can you name the answers to these questions relating to topics in Billy Joel's 'We Didn't Start The Fire'?
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Harry Truman: Which newspaper, not expecting Truman to beat Dewey in the 1948 presidential election, ran a headline the day after the election saying, 'Dewey Defeats Truman!'?
Red China: Who was the leader of China when he himself declared that China is now the People's Republic of China
Eisenhower: Dwight Eisenhower won the 1952 presidential election. Who was the runner-up?
England's got a new queen: Which man proceeded Elizabeth II on the throne?
Joseph Stalin: Who succeeded Joseph Stalin as leader of the Soviet Union (and also has the next line in the song)?
Dien Bien Phu falls: This does not refer to a waterfall, but to the 1954 defeat of French forces in what is now which Asian nation?
Children of Thalidomide: What was Thalidomide originally used as a remedy for?
Buddy Holly: Buddy Holly died in a plane crash on February 3rd, 1959, along with the Big Bopper & what other singer, famous for singing 'La Bamba'
Castro: Whom did Fidel Castro overthrow to become ruler of Cuba in 1959
Payola: Payola refers to a scandal involving what form of entertainment
Richard Nixon back again: Nixon won the presidency in 1968 after previously losing to whom?
Begin: The crowning achievement of Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin's term was the signing of a peace agreement with which Egyptian leader?
Reagan: Ronald Reagan challenged whom when he said, 'Tear down this wall!'
Heavy metal suicide: In 1980, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, & what other band were brought to court by parents who accused the musicians of hiding suicidal messages in their music?
Rock-and-roller cola wars: KISS, David Bowie, & Rod Stewart all promoted what soft drink?
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