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Historical Events of 1973 Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Jun 25, 2014

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Event Answer % Correct
The first American prisoners of war are released from this country.North Vietnam
97.1%
Televised hearings of this scandal begin in the United States Senate.Watergate
93.6%
These twin towers officially open in New York City.World Trade Center
90.8%
This prolific Spanish painter and sculptor dies at the age of 91.Pablo Picasso
82.4%
This landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court overturns state bans on abortion.Roe v. Wade
81.7%
This American actor and philosopher dies in Hong Kong. Six days later his final film 'Enter the Dragon' is released.Bruce Lee
80.7%
The Pioneer 10 space probe sends back the first close-up images of this planet.Jupiter
80%
This man becomes the first person appointed to the Vice Presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment.Gerald Ford
76.7%
The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), are admitted to this intergovernmental organization.The United Nations
75%
The price of crude oil is doubled by this cartel.OPEC
75%
Event Answer % Correct
US bombing of this country ends, halting 12 years of US involvement in combat in Southeast AsiaCambodia
74.5%
The Bosporus Bridge is completed, connecting these two continents over the Bosporus for the first time in history.Europe and Asia
71.4%
This American horror film starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, and Linda Blair is released.The Exorcist
71.3%
CBS sells the New York Yankees for $10 million to a 12-person syndicate led by this man.George Steinbrenner
70.1%
This Pink Floyd album is released and goes on to be one of the best-selling albums worldwide.The Dark Side of the Moon
68.9%
This NFL team defeats the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl VII to finish the season 17-0.Miami Dolphins
67.7%
This horse becomes the first triple crown winner since 1948.Secretariat
66.1%
The Norrmalmstorg robbery occurs, famous for the origin of this psychological phenomenon meaning capture–bonding.Stockholm Syndrome
62.7%
LBC Radio begins broadcasting on 97.3 FM in this city.London
38.6%
This Soviet leader addresses the American people on television, the first to do so.Leonid Brezhnev
35.5%

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