On This Day: March 7th II Quiz Stats

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The ______ liner SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse becomes the first ship to send wireless signals to shore.
1900
German
93.9%
Russian
2.7%
Swedish
1.2%
Belgian
1.5%
Following derogatory comments made about the series' creator, this actor, who was the highest paid actor on television at the time, is fired from the CBS sitcom ‘Two and a Half Men’.
2011
Charlie Sheen
93.7%
Ashton Kutcher
2.3%
Tim Allen
1.4%
James Gandolfini
0.9%
This English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960, makes their broadcasting debut on BBC radio.
1962
The Beatles
93.5%
The Rolling Stones
3.8%
Led Zeppelin
1.2%
Pink Floyd
0.6%
Iran and the United Kingdom break diplomatic relations after a dispute over this author, and his controversial novel, ‘The Satanic Verses’.
1989
Salman Rushdie
88%
Amitav Ghosh
3.2%
Umberto Eco
2.5%
William Golding
5%
Napoleon Bonaparte captures Jaffa, now a part of ______, and his troops proceed to kill more than 2,000 Albanian captives.
1799
Tel Aviv
39%
Beirut
16.6%
Istanbul
33.6%
Baghdad
10.7%
The Supreme Court of the United States rules in ‘Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.’ that ______ of an original work are generally covered by the doctrine of fair use.
1994
Parodies
39%
Copies
15.1%
Covers
23.9%
Samples
20.4%
This influential Whig politician, who twice served as Secretary of State, gives his ‘Seventh of March’ speech endorsing the Compromise of 1850 in order to prevent a possible civil war.
1850
Daniel Webster
32.9%
John C. Calhoun
35.4%
John Tyler
13.8%
Millard Fillmore
17.5%

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