On This Day: August 8th II Quiz Stats

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This American actor and director, who won Best Actor Oscars for his roles in ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’ and ‘Rain Man’, is born.
1937
Dustin Hoffman
93.6%
Robert De Niro
2%
Al Pacino
1.9%
Jack Nicholson
2%
This man is chosen as the head of the Mormon Church following the death of Joseph Smith.
1844
Brigham Young
91.1%
Wilford Woodruff
2.5%
John Taylor
3.2%
Hyrum Smith
3.3%
Following his defeat at the Battle of ______ in Pennsylvania, General Robert E. Lee sends a letter of resignation to Confederate President Jefferson Davis, which is refused upon receipt.
1863
Gettysburg
83.9%
Antietam
7.4%
Fredericksburg
5.4%
Shiloh
3.2%
At the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach, this man earns the nomination for President.
1968
Richard Nixon
80.7%
Gerald Ford
4.2%
Ronald Reagan
6%
Barry Goldwater
8.4%
This hit single by American rapper Coolio is released, eventually becoming the Billboard Song of the Year.
1995
Gangsta's Paradise
75.4%
It Was a Good Day
2.7%
Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang
9.5%
U Can't Touch This
11%
The Walt Disney Company announces plans to create its own streaming service, cancelling ties with ______.
2017
Netflix
68%
Hulu
13.8%
Amazon Video
7.6%
YouTube
9%
The student led 8888 Uprising begins in Rangoon (Yangon), ______, with hundreds of thousands of people joining in nationwide protests against the one-party regime.
1988
Myanmar
67.2%
India
10.4%
Bhutan
7.2%
Sri Lanka
14.1%

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