History Quiz / The Summer of '69

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Can you name the answers to these questions that pertain to the events that happened in the summer of 1969?

 Plays Quiz Updated Jun 21, 2019

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June 22nd - This 'Wizard of Oz' & 'Meet Me in St. Louis' actress dies from a drug overdose
June 23rd - This man is sworn in as Chief Justice, replacing Earl Warren
June 28th - The Stonewall riots begin in this city
July 3rd - This Rolling Stones member drowns in his swimming pool
July 7th - These two languages are made equal to each other throughout the Canadian government
July 14th - The 'Football War' begins when Honduras loses a match against this bordering country
July 18th - This politician drives off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, resulting in the death of his female passenger
July 20th - During the Apollo 11 mission, this man becomes the first human to set foot on the Moon.
July 25th - This 'Suite: Judy Blue Eyes' folk rock trio first performs together as a band
August 4th - This future Secretary of State meets with Xuan Thuy in secret for unsuccessful peace talks
August 8th - The Beatles have Iain Macmillan take a photo crossing a street for this album cover
August 9th - The Haunted Mansion opens in this amusement park
August 10th - This 'family' kills Leno & Rosemary LaBianca, wealthy Los Angeles businesspeople
August 14th - British soldiers quell riots in this part of the United Kingdom, beginning the period known as the Troubles
August 15th - This music festival begins in upstate New York
August 21st - Donald & Doris Fisher open up the first of this clothing store in San Francisco, selling only Levi's apparel
August 23rd - This Rolling Stones song about a 'gin-soaked barroom queen' hits #1 in the U.S.
August 31st - This undefeated heavyweight boxer dies in a plane crash near Newton, IA
September 1st - Libyan leader King Idris is ousted from power, making this man the new leader
September 2nd - This communist revolutionary, the first president of Vietnam, dies
September 7th - This tennis player wins the U.S. Open, completing his second Grand Slam
September 13th - 'What a Night for a Knight,' the first episode of this canine-starring mystery show, debuts on CBS
September 20th - This sweet tune by the Archies becomes the group's first & only #1 single in the U.S.
September 22nd - This baseball player becomes the first since Babe Ruth to hit 600 career home runs

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