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
82.9%
John Travolta
6%
Bruce Willis
3.2%
Kevin Costner
6%
The first commercial transatlantic telephone service is established from New York City to ______.
1927
London
78.7%
Paris
11.6%
Lisbon
2.3%
Dublin
6.8%
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
73%
Ford
7%
Subaru
1.3%
General Motors
16.4%
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
72.4%
China
16.7%
India
6.6%
Pakistan
1.9%
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
69.5%
Battle of Stalingrad
6%
Battle of Midway
20.4%
Battle of Hürtgen Forest
2.6%
The ______ trial in the impeachment of US President Bill Clinton begins.
1999
Senate
67%
Supreme Court
20.3%
Military
0.8%
Civil
9.3%
The distress signal ______ is established, only to be replaced two years later by SOS.
1904
CQD
21.8%
MAY-DAY
70.7%
DSC
1.9%
SOLAS
5.6%

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