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Where was Richard Nixon when he proclaimed 'I am not a crook!' on November 17th, 1973?

Disney World, Orlando, Florida

Tags: US Presidents, Politics, Disney, Quotes,

What now world famous invention of chemist, John Pemberton, went on sale in 1886 advertised as an esteemed brain tonic and intellectual beverage?

Coca Cola

Which Olympics did the US boycott?


The Olympics were held in Moscow that year

Tags: Olympics,

Who created and championed the slogan 'Just Say No' with regards to drug use?

Nancy Reagan

Tags: Drugs,

Which leader of the Odawa native american tribe had the same name as an American car brand?

Chief Pontiac

he was the most prominent leader in a group of tribes at the time and the Pontiac war from 1763-1766 was named for him too.

Whose non violent protests during the 1920s lead to the independence of their country from the British Empire?

Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In 1824, which country changed its name, having previously been known as New Holland?


Tags: AKA,

In what year was the boy scout movement created by Sir Robert Baden Powell?


What was the nickname of President Duvalier of Haiti, who died in 1971?

Papa Doc

What are the two countries who fought in the 'War of Jenkins Ear' in the mid 1700s?

England and Spain

in the mid 1700's. Jenkins was the the captain of a British merchant ship who had his ear cut off by Spanish coast guards, although it happened nearly 10 years before the war began, and it was used as an excuse to go to war with the Spanish to improve Britain's trading opportunities in the Caribbean!

Tags: War,

Who was the US president at the time of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II?

Dwight D Eisenhower

June 2nd 1953

Tags: US Presidents, Politics,

The Battle of the Bulge took place in which war?

World War II

Tags: War,

What was the name of the first car that the Ford Motor Company made available to the public?

Ford Model T

In which year did the Berlin Wall fall?


By what name was Charles I, the King of the Franks (who united most of Western Europe during the early Middle Ages) better known as?


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By which name was the Wild West outlaw born William McCarty best known as?

Billy the Kid

He also went by the names William H. Bonney, Henry Antrim, Henry McCarty, Kid Antrim, William McCarty

Which US President declared "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country"?

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Tags: US Presidents, Politics,

In which year did Elvis Presley die?


Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?

John Wilkes Booth

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Alexander the great was taught by which ancient Greek philosopher?


In which year did India gain independence from Britain?


In Greek history, who was the last king of Lydia, famed for his vast wealth?


What new currency was established on January 1st 1999?

The Euro

Tags: Money,

In which US state was Edgar Allen Poe born?


In Boston

On what pacific island did the mutineers of HMS Bounty settle in 1790?

Pitcairn Island

Which King of England was crowned on Christmas Day?

William I

William the Conqueror

Tags: Monarchy,

What was the only painting sold by Vincent van Gogh during his lifetime?

The Red Vineyard

In which year was electronics company Nintendo founded?

  • 1889
  • 1946
  • 1975


The first international phone call was made in 1881. Which two countries were involved?

USA and Canada

Tags: Inventions,

Born on July 1st 1952, this actor has been a Ghost Buster, a Blues Brother and a Cone Head. Who is he?

Dan Aykroyd