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Country By Year 1961-1990 Quiz Stats

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A CIA-sponsored invasion of this country at the Bay of Pigs failsCuba
97.4%
Astronauts from this country are the first people to walk on the moonUnited States
90.3%
Bob Marley, from this country, releases the album 'Exodus'Jamaica
86.1%
Shah replaced by Islamic Republic in this country following a revolutionIran
84.4%
Abba wins Eurovision on behalf of this country with the song 'Waterloo'Sweden
83.8%
Catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl, in this present-day countryUkraine
83.4%
Camp David Accords are signed, providing a framework for peace between Egypt and this countryIsrael
81.8%
US begins Operation Commando Hunt, bombing the Ho Chi Minh trail in this country as well as in VietnamLaos
81.2%
'The Sound of Music', depicting the von Trapp family escaping to this country, is released as a filmSwitzerland
80.8%
This country invades the Falkland Islands, then loses them again in the ensuing war with the UKArgentina
80.2%
Saddam Hussein invades this country, beginning the First Gulf WarKuwait
79%
Violence erupts between ethnic Greek and ethnic Turkish groups in this countryCyprus
74.6%
This country wins the Cricket World Cup, beating West Indies in the finalIndia
74.5%
The ruling Gang of Four in this country are captured and the Cultural Revolution comes to an endChina
67.2%
The Aswan High Dam is completed in this countryEgypt
65.3%
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Pablo Picasso dies in this countryFrance
63%
The Live Aid concerts are held to raise funds for relief of the famine in this countryEthiopia
62.8%
This country gains independence, in a process that causes political crisis in FranceAlgeria
62.7%
6 US Diplomats escape Tehran using fake passports from this countryCanada
61.8%
Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government of this country amidst allegations of involvement in the smuggling of arms to terroristsIreland
60.9%
The Second _____ Council, held 1962-1965, results in reforms to a major religious denominationVatican City
59.1%
This country signs agreement with China to return Macau in 1999Portugal
54.1%
The Specials release the song 'Ghost Town', which deals with economic decline in this countryUnited Kingdom
50.1%
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a choral group from this country, win their first GrammySouth Africa
47%
This country rejects joining the European Economic Community in a referendumNorway
45.6%
This country gains independence from the UK and changes its name from 'Basutoland' to thisLesotho
37.4%
Biafra secedes from this country, prompting a war that lasts for more than 2 yearsNigeria
36.9%
'The Unbearable Lightness of Being' by Milan Kundera, originally from this modern-day country, is publishedCzechia
30.5%
Cuban troops begin withdrawing from this country.Angola
22.2%
Women in this country go on strike for a dayIceland
13.4%

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