On This Day: January 7th Quiz Stats

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This well-known American actor, who won a Best Actor Oscar for his role in ‘Leaving Las Vegas’, is born.
1964
Nicolas Cage
83.6%
John Travolta
6%
Bruce Willis
3.4%
Kevin Costner
6.3%
The first commercial transatlantic telephone service is established from New York City to ______.
1927
London
79.1%
Paris
11.8%
Lisbon
2.2%
Dublin
6.9%
US President Jimmy Carter authorizes legislation giving $1.5 billion in loans to bail out this automobile corporation, known for their Town & Country and LeBaron car models.
1980
Chrysler
75.1%
Ford
6.8%
Subaru
1.2%
General Motors
15.9%
This nation launches Sakigake, the first deep space probe to be launched by a country other than the United States or Soviet Union.
1985
Japan
73.4%
China
17.3%
India
6.5%
Pakistan
1.8%
British General Bernard Montgomery holds a press conference in which he seems to take credit for victory in this WWII battle, upsetting American military leadership.
1945
Battle of the Bulge
70.9%
Battle of Stalingrad
6%
Battle of Midway
20.4%
Battle of Hürtgen Forest
2.4%
The ______ trial in the impeachment of US President Bill Clinton begins.
1999
Senate
68.1%
Supreme Court
20.3%
Military
0.7%
Civil
9.6%
The distress signal ______ is established, only to be replaced two years later by SOS.
1904
CQD
20.5%
MAY-DAY
72.2%
DSC
2%
SOLAS
5.3%

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