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Which Year? (1980s) Quiz Stats

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The Berlin Wall falls. 1989
85%
1982
1.8%
1984
3.4%
1986
5.2%
Ronald Reagan is elected US president for the first time. 1980
77.7%
1982
9%
1984
7.6%
1988
1.2%
John Lennon is assassinated. 1980
74.3%
1982
11.8%
1984
5.9%
1986
3.4%
The space shuttle Challenger explodes. 1986
65.6%
1982
5%
1984
16.6%
1988
8.2%
The Tiananmen Square Massacre occurs. 1989
64.6%
1981
7.2%
1984
11%
1986
12.5%
The Chernobyl meltdown occurs. 1986
61.3%
1981
9%
1984
17.1%
1989
8%
The 'Miracle on Ice' occurs at the Winter Olympics. 1980
58.9%
1982
12.1%
1984
18.3%
1988
6.2%
The Falklands War occurs. 1982
58.6%
1984
21.1%
1986
10.4%
1988
5.1%
The US invades Grenada. 1983
58.4%
1980
11%
1986
19.5%
1989
6%
The Iran-Iraq War comes to an end. 1988
53.2%
1980
9%
1983
14.9%
1985
17.7%
Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington. 1980
53.1%
1983
20.8%
1986
14.7%
1989
6.6%
Halley's Comet returns to the inner Solar System. 1986
52.7%
1980
6.3%
1982
14.8%
1984
21.3%
Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' album is released. 1982
52%
1985
30.3%
1987
10.3%
1989
2.7%
Anwar Sadat is assassinated. 1981
49.2%
1984
19.5%
1987
20.1%
1989
6.2%
The Exxon Valdez runs aground in Alaska. 1989
49.2%
1981
9.5%
1983
14.7%
1986
21.7%
Mikhail Gorbachev becomes leader of the Soviet Union. 1985
49.1%
1981
20.7%
1987
18.1%
1989
7.4%
Soviet jets shoot down Korean Air Flight 007. 1983
47.1%
1980
11.3%
1986
25.2%
1989
11.4%
Romania's leader Nicolae Ceaucescu is overthrown and executed. 1989
46.4%
1982
9.7%
1984
14.3%
1987
24.8%
Indira Gandhi is assassinated. 1984
44.4%
1982
24.1%
1986
16.5%
1988
10%
Pan Am Flight 103 is bombed over Lockerbie, Scotland. 1988
40.3%
1980
6.7%
1983
24.7%
1985
23.6%

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