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Quiz Updated Jun 25, 2014

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May 1st: Barack Obama announces the death of this Al Qaeda leader in Pakistan.Osama bin Laden
90.5%
December 15th: The USA formally declares an end to the war in this country.Iraq
90.3%
January 1st: Estonia officially adopts this currency.Euro
88.8%
March 11th: This country was struck by a 9.1 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami.Japan
86.9%
October 5th: This co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Apple dies.Steve Jobs
86.7%
July 15th: The release date for this years highest grossing film, and the final installment for this wizard.Harry Potter (and the Deathly Hallows: Part II)
83.5%
April 29th: This Prince married Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey, watched by hundreds of millions worldwide.William
83.1%
November 7th: Physician Conrad Murray is found guilty of manslaughter in the death of this American entertainer.Michael Jackson
81.9%
December 17th: This 'supreme leader' of North Korea dies of a heart attack at the age of 69.Kim Jong-il
81.1%
November 26th: The exploration rover, Curiosity, was launched from Kennedy Space Center and landed on this planet in August 2012.Mars
80.6%
March 17th: The United Nations Security Council voted 10-0 to create a no-fly zone over this country.Libya
74.9%
June 2nd: This former governor of Massachusetts announces his candidacy for president.Mitt Romney
65.6%
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July 9th: This country secedes from Sudan, causing all sorts of havoc for Sporcle.South Sudan
57.9%
October 28th: This team beats the Texas Rangers to win their eleventh World Series championship.St. Louis Cardinals
48.9%
August 28th: Rebels took control of this capital effectively overthrowing the government of Muammar Gaddafi.Tripoli
47.8%
February 11th: This man resigned as the President of Egypt during the Arab Spring.Hosni Mubarak
45%
January 14th: This country's government was the first to fall during the Arab Spring.Tunisia
43.9%
September 5th: India and this country sign a pact to end their 40-year border demarcation dispute.Bangladesh
42.1%
February 27th: The Oscar for best motion picture goes to this movie.The King's Speech
39.5%
June 4th: Puyehue volcano erupts in this country, causing air traffic cancellations across South America and Oceania.Chile
38.5%
May 18th: Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigns as Managing Director of this organization.International Monetary Fund
35.7%
August 21: This Atlantic Hurricane makes landfall in the Caribbean.Hurricane Irene
27.3%
July 21st: This space shuttle lands at the Kennedy Space Center, concluding NASA's shuttle program.Atlantis
20.2%
July 7th: This organ was created using stem cells and used in the world's first artificial internal organ transplant.Windpipe
3.9%

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