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Trivia Quiz - What Year Did It Happen? #12

What year did these things happen?

Quiz Number: 1959
Date Submitted: December 30, 2007
Quiz Categories: What Year Did It Happen?
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: BubblyJolie
Average Score: 32.7 percent
Times Taken: 82 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11

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1. The Gannett Company launches the colorful daily newspaper "USA Today":
  A.   1975
  B.   1978
  C.   1982
  D.   1986

2. The makers of the disaster film, "Earthquake" introduce a new special effects system called Sensurround.
  A.   1977
  B.   1974
  C.   1968
  D.   1980

3. The music industry takes a giant step forward when compact discs (CD's) are developed:
  A.   1985
  B.   1975
  C.   1987
  D.   1970

4. Lee Iaccoca becomes president of Chrysler Corporation:
  A.   1969
  B.   1978
  C.   1985
  D.   1985

5. While skiing on an unmarked Swiss slope, Prince Charles narrowly escapes an avalanche:
  A.   1988
  B.   1977
  C.   1969
  D.   1990

6. The Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT) Center opens at Walt Disney World:
  A.   1985
  B.   1968
  C.   1982
  D.   1974

7. The last three playboy clubs directly owned by Playboy Enterprises Inc. close:
  A.   1986
  B.   1979
  C.   1975
  D.   1969

8. Leon Spinks wins the world heavyweight boxing championship by defeating Muhammad Ali.
  A.   1986
  B.   1982
  C.   1978
  D.   1971

9. After 63 consecutive wins in Olympic competition the U.S. basketball teams loses to the USSR:
  A.   1980
  B.   1976
  C.   1972
  D.   1968

10. At a Tuscon gem show, Roy Whetstine buys a $10 stone that turned out to be one of the largest star sapphires ever, worth thousands:
  A.   1985
  B.   1986
  C.   1977
  D.   1969®   

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