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Quiz Updated Jun 25, 2014

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first woman, 'The Queen of Soul'Aretha Franklin
90.3%
This cartoon first appears on The Tracy Ullman ShowThe Simpsons
64.9%
This flamboyant pianist passes away from AIDSWladziu Valentino Liberace
62.5%
U.S. President Ronald Reagan addresses the American people on this scandal, acknowledging that his overtures to Iran had 'deteriorated' into an arms-for-hostages deal.Iran-Contra Affair
61.1%
U2 releases this 5th studio album which contains the song 'With or Without You'The Joshua Tree
53.1%
The 1986 Best Picture Oscar goes to this war filmPlatoon
52.2%
They win Super Bowl XXI 39-20 over the BroncosNew York Giants
48.8%
West German pilot Mathias Rust illegally lands a plane in this Russian plazaRed Square
48%
Name given to this day when stock market levels fall sharply on Wall Street and around the world.Black Monday
47%
This Stephen King novel with Paul Sheldon as a character (James Caan played him in the film) is publishedMisery
45.4%
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Susumu Tonegawa wins this award for his discovery of the genetic mechanism that produces antibody diversity.The Nobel Prize
43.3%
Set in Hyrule, this video game, is released in North America for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment SystemThe Legend of Zelda
40.8%
Known as fluoxetine, this anti-depressant makes its US debut Prozac
39.3%
This televangelist and host of 'The 700 Club' announces he will run for the 1988 Republican presidential nominationPat Robertson
34%
Chrysler acquires this maker of the GremlinAmerican Motors Corporation
33%
This dancer and film actor of films like 'Three Little Words' and 'Carefree', passes awayFred Astaire
27.2%
Tom Cruise marries this actressMimi Rogers
22.4%
Portugal and the PRC agree this colony will be handed over in 1999Macau
17.9%
Rudolf Hess is found dead in his prison cell in this borough of BerlinSpandau
9.4%
The 'Butcher of Lyon', he is sentenced to life imprisonmentKlaus Barbie
7.1%

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