On This Day: December 9th Quiz Stats

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American multinational conglomerate General ______ announces that all communist employees will be discharged from the company.
1953
Electric
93.6%
Energy
2.1%
Electro
1.2%
Efficiency
0.8%
The Downtown Athletic Club Trophy, later renamed the ______, is awarded for the first time. The winner is halfback Jay Berwanger of the University of Chicago.
1935
Heisman Trophy
88.3%
Biletnikoff Award
2.3%
Lou Groza Award
4.7%
Bronko Nagurski Trophy
2.8%
The eradication of the ______ virus is certified, making it the first and to date only human disease driven to extinction.
1979
Smallpox
86.1%
Measles
5.9%
Mumps
3.5%
Rabies
1.8%
Rod Blagojevich, the governor of this state, is arrested by federal officials for crimes including an attempt to sell the US Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.
2008
Illinois
83.8%
Hawaii
6.5%
Maryland
4.2%
Washington
2.6%
This English actress, a longtime theater performer who gained international fame for her portrayal of M in the ‘James Bond’ franchise, is born.
1934
Judi Dench
81.7%
Maggie Smith
7.5%
Helen Mirren
8.1%
Samantha Bond
2.5%
This TV special, the first in a series of ‘Peanuts’ television specials, debuts on CBS.
1965
A Charlie Brown Christmas
77.6%
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
7.8%
A Boy Named Charlie Brown
9.5%
He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown
2.5%
This English soccer club, today nicknamed ‘The Magpies’, is founded.
1892
Newcastle United
41.4%
Manchester United
39.3%
Liverpool
10.7%
Chelsea
8.6%

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