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Can you name the answer to these 20th century clues?

 Plays Quiz Updated Sep 14, 2015

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An era ended when this British monarch died in 1901.
There was a whole lotta shakin' goin' on in this California city in 1906.
This 15th century Incan site was first brought to international attention in 1911.
This was first implemented in 1916, but people in many places still arrive one hour late for church on the day it takes effect.
'Yea.' U.S. women were granted the right to do this in 1920.
What Alexander Fleming discovered in 1928.
This prison first opened its doors to federal felons in 1934, including the infamous Al Capone.
'Soitenly!' you know that this trio had their first short film released in 1934.
On a cold and gray Tupelo mornin' what poor little baby child was born in '35?
This 1940 Walt Disney movie won Academy Awards for song and original score. (I'm not lying).
In June 1942, this girl got a diary for her 13th birthday.
In 1950, this comic strip was published for the first time. Good grief.
Marilyn Monroe got her picture on the cover (and inside) of this magazine when it premiered in 1953.
On December 1, 1955, she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama.
Juneau this state wasn't admitted into the U.S. until January 3, 1959?
In April 1961, this Soviet cosmonaut became the first human to orbit the earth.
In August 1961, construction of this began in Germany.
In 1964, he became the first African-American to receive an Oscar for best actor.
This TV game show debuted in 1964. Please phrase your answer in the form of a question.
In February 1965, this country saw the inauguration of its current maple leaf flag, eh.
You have the right to pass this question about what was first instituted in 1966. If you give up that right anything you type will be held against you. Do you understand this?
On the roof of Apple Records in London, this band gave their final public performance on January 30, 1969.
In May 1973, the construction of the Sears Tower in this city was completed, making it the tallest building in the U.S.
This movie became the first sequel to win the Academy Award for best picture in 1975.
On January 23, 1977 this mini-series premiered, starring LeVar Burton.
In June 1980, the world's first 24-hour television news network made its debut. Its name?
This apartheid activist was freed after 27 years in prison on February 11, 1990.
'Well, Hello.' On July 5, 1996, she entered the world as the first cloned sheep.

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