Female Firsts

Can you name the first women to do (or be) the following?

The first...WomanYear
wife of Henry VIII1509
to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame1987
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom1979
woman in space1963
to win the Academy Award for Best Director2010
US Supreme Court Justice1981
to win an IndyCar auto race2008
Nobel Prize winner (Physics, Chemistry)1911
to achieve an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony)1970
Prime Minister of Israel1969
to appear on US coinage1979
to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean1932
South American First Lady to appear on the cover of Time magazine1947
to head a professional athletic league (World Team Tennis)1974
Playboy centerfold 1953
The first...WomanYear
US Vice President2021
Australian Prime Minister2010
Time's Person of the Year under the age of 182019
solo host of the Academy Awards1994
elected to Prime Minister of a Muslim state (Pakistan)1988
to see the resurrected Christ, according to the Gospel of John--
presidential nominee for a major US party2016
Chancellor of Germany2005
to head a major television studio (Desilu Productions)1950
deaf-blind person to earn a BA degree1904
First Lady (US)1789
Prime Minister of India1966
Canadian Prime Minister1993
Fortune 500 CEO (Washington Post)1972
'60 Minutes' correspondent1984
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