On This Day: August 14th II Quiz Stats

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This American actress and model, who in 2002 became the first African-American actress to win an Academy Award for Best Actress, is born.
1966
Halle Berry
84.2%
Viola Davis
6.6%
Angela Bassett
4.7%
Octavia Spencer
3.7%
This film starring Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon opens in London, eventually becoming the longest-running theatrical release in film history.
1975
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
83.1%
Little Shop of Horrors
7.1%
West Side Story
5.3%
Cabaret
3.5%
The US Embassy in ______ officially re-opens after 54 years of being closed.
2015
Havana
81.6%
Beijing
4.1%
Tehran
11%
Cairo
2.2%
Following Japan’s surrender in WWII, the Viet Minh launch the August Revolution against ______ rule across Vietnam.
1945
French
71.7%
Chinese
14.5%
American
6.1%
British
7.3%
The Battle of Lorraine begins, which ultimately is an unsuccessful French offensive to recover the lost province of Moselle from ______.
1914
Germany
70.6%
Bulgaria
2.8%
Italy
12.1%
Spain
14.4%
Partitioned from British India, this nation gains their independence from the British Empire and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
1947
Pakistan
70.5%
Nepal
8.7%
Bangladesh
16.7%
Bhutan
3.5%
US Marines invade this country, the largest nation on the Central American isthmus, in order to support the US-backed government installed there after José Santos Zelaya had resigned.
1912
Nicaragua
50.5%
Panama
38.9%
Belize
1.8%
El Salvador
8.7%

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