History Quiz

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John F Kennedy is killed in Dallas
88.7%
Martin Luther King Jr tells the world: 'I have a dream'
87.3%
The Beatles enjoy their first number one hit
86.4%
Cassius Clay - aka Muhammad Ali - becomes heavyweight champion
84.9%
World teeters on brink of nuclear war during Cuban Missile Crisis
84.3%
The BBC switches from black and white to color broadcasts
83%
Buddy Holly dies in a plane crash
76.8%
Silent movie star Charlie Chaplin dies
75.8%
Laika becomes first animal to orbit Earth
75.7%
Winston Churchill ends his second stint as UK Prime Minister
73.7%
Britain abolishes the death penalty
71.3%
Britain loses face - and territory - during the Suez Crisis
71.2%
Seven Man Utd players die in Munich Air Disaster
70.8%
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Elvis Presley releases his debut single
70.7%
The Berlin Wall is built
70.7%
UK soap 'Coronation Street' is first broadcast
70.7%
Hawaii and Alaska become the 49th and 50th American states
70.6%
Switzerland wins the first Eurovision Song Contest
67.3%
Green Bay Packers win the first Super Bowl
63.9%
Edmund Hillary reaches the summit of Mount Everest
63.2%
Roger Bannister runs first sub-four-minute mile
60.2%
The US is terrorized by serial killer Albert DeSalvo (The Boston Strangler)
59.5%
The Treaty of Rome establishes a European community
55.6%
Ian Fleming pens the first James Bond book
48.4%
UK jury determines that DH Lawrence's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' can be published
47.7%
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