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Trivia Quiz - What Year Did It Happen? #4

What is the year that these things happened?

Quiz Number: 1950
Date Submitted: December 30, 2007
Quiz Categories: What Year Did It Happen?
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: BubblyJolie
Average Score: 27.5 percent
Times Taken: 59 times
Taken by Registered Users: 9

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1. A former stagehand murders a violinist at the Metropolitan Opera House.
  A.   1982
  B.   1980
  C.   1986
  D.   1976

2. Advice columnists Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren admit to recycling some old letters.
  A.   1966
  B.   1970
  C.   1982
  D.   1975

3. The female contraceptive know as "the pill" first becomes available to the public.
  A.   1961
  B.   1978
  C.   1979
  D.   1963

4. Former Texas Governor John B. Connally's personal belongings are auctioned off for 2.7 million.
  A.   1983
  B.   1978
  C.   1988
  D.   1995

5. Wayne Gretzky is named MVP in the NHL for the first time, the youngest player ever so named to date.
  A.   1980
  B.   1985
  C.   1975
  D.   1977

6. Car maker John DeLorean is arrested in LA for possessing more than 59 pound of cocaine.
  A.   1996
  B.   1984
  C.   1990
  D.   1982

7. Paul VI becomes the first pope to visit the United States.
  A.   1957
  B.   1965
  C.   1971
  D.   1966

8. The tobacco industry gives smokers a new tip as the first filter-tipped cigarettes are marketed.
  A.   1953
  B.   1973
  C.   1963
  D.   1982

9. Nancy Reagan spends more than $200,000 on a set of china for the White House.
  A.   1981
  B.   1988
  C.   1979
  D.   1984

10. Bert Parks hosts his 25th and last Miss America Pageant.
  A.   1988
  B.   1980
  C.   1978
  D.   1979®   

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