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Quiz Updated Sep 4, 2014

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Description Event % Correct
This politician succeeds George H.W. Bush as President of the United States of AmericaPresident Bill Clinton
96.5%
This blockbuster movie about dinosaurs comes roaring into theatersJurassic Park
84.2%
The first version of this operating system is released by MicrosoftWindows NT
79.3%
NBC offers 'The Tonight Show' to this comedianDavid Letterman
78.1%
A truck bomb explodes in a parking garage beneath this New York City landmarkThe World Trade Center
76.1%
Computerworld publishes an article called 'Doomsday 2000', the first known publicized reference to this bugY2K bug
70.6%
This director wins the Academy Award for Best Director for his western film, UnforgivenClint Eastwood
65.9%
This international organization votes unanimously to appoint a High Commissioner for Human RightsThe United Nations
61%
Several bombs explode in this Indian city, killing 257 peopleBombay
60.8%
Formal relations were established between the Vatican City and this middle-eastern countryIsrael
59.3%
This team becomes the first team to lose the Super Bowl three consecutive timesBuffalo Bills
58.8%
After a helicopter crash, a large battle ensues between American troops and local militia in this countrySomalia
56.4%
A 7.5 earthquake hits this country, killing 385 peopleJapan
52.6%
Description Event % Correct
The UN Security Council votes to prosecute international law violations in this European countryYugoslavia
51.5%
The Velvet Divorce is the nickname created for the dissolution of this country on this dayCzechoslovakia
47.1%
This science fiction TV series premieres and goes on to air 9 seasons and 202 episodesThe X-Files
46.1%
Russia withdraws troops from this European countryPoland
43.2%
Fisher Price and this other toy company mergeMattel
39.7%
A standoff with this group ends with a fire that kills 76 peopleThe Branch Davidians
35.8%
Protests against Prime Minister Slobodan Milošević erupt in this cityBelgrade
29.9%
This space shuttle is launched to make repairs to the Hubble Space TelescopeEndeavour
26%
The Maastricht Treaty takes effect, formally establishing this international groupEuropean Union
24.1%
A ferry in this island country sinks, killing 1,215 peopleHaiti
16.4%
A coup resulting in the death of President Melchior Ndadaye touches off a civil war in this countryBurundi
5.6%
Eritrea and this country gain entry to the United NationsMonaco
2.1%
NASA loses radio contact with this spacecraftMars Observer
1.2%

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