On This Day: August 17th II Quiz Stats

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In West Germany, the world's first commercial CDs, featuring this 'Dancing Queen' group's album 'The Visitors,' are pressed.
1982
ABBA
95.7%
Peter Bjorn and John
0.9%
Duran Duran
1.1%
INXS
0.8%
Running between New York City and Albany on this river, Robert Fulton's 'North River Steamboat' begins operation as the world's first commercial steamboat service.
1807
Hudson
90.8%
Delaware
3%
Allegheny
4.8%
Charles
1.4%
Led by nationalist leaders Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta, this state, the world’s largest island country, declares independence from the Netherlands.
1945
Indonesia
75.6%
Malaysia
11.1%
New Zealand
8.5%
Japan
3.8%
Thousands attend the opening of Pike Place Market in this American city.
1907
Seattle
63.2%
San Francisco
29.2%
Los Angeles
3.4%
New York
4%
English author George Orwell publishes this allegorical satire of Stalinisim.
1945
Animal Farm
60%
1984
32.4%
Brave New World
5%
Fahrenheit 451
2.1%
Three Americans, Ben Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson, and Larry Newman, become the first people to successfully cross the Atlantic ocean by ______.
1978
Balloon
54.3%
Rowboat
33.1%
Hovercraft
6.3%
Hang Glider
4.9%
This American novelist, known for his books 'The Corrections' (which won the National Book Award) and 'Freedom,' is born.
1959
Jonathan Franzen
35.4%
David Foster Wallace
36.1%
Dave Eggers
11.4%
George Saunders
15.9%

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