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Dates You Really Should Know, Part 3
"OK, history buffs, we have come to the third (and final) part of our gallop through the world's historic dates and occurrences. See how much you now about the modern history of our world."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
All quiet on the Western Front: In which year did the big guns fall silent at the end of WWI?
A day that shook the world: In which year was the first atomic bomb used in warfare?
A day that shook the world II: In which year did terrorists crash aircraft into New York's World Trade Centre?
"It's all bunkum to me": In which year did the Ford Motor Company first produce its Model T?
"Buddy can you spare a dime?" In which year of the 20th century did the Wall Street stock market crash?
D'oh!: When were the animated adventures of "The Simpsons" first broadcast in their own TV series?
Gateway to a New World: When did the Ellis Island immigrants' reception centre open?
'Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee'. When did Muhammad Ali first become world heavyweight champion?
And the wall came tumbling down: In which year did the dream of free travel between East and West Germany became a reality with the (metaphorical) fall of the Berlin Wall?
In which year did the Large Hadron Collider fail to live up to its hype and the huge amounts of money spent on it?
Out with the old and in with the new: In what year was Quebec City, later to be the capital of New France, founded?
Worth waiting for: Fifteen years in the construction, when was the Sydney Opera House officially opened?
The lady's not for turning: In which year did Margaret Thatcher become Britain's first woman Prime Minister?
In the face of tanks: In which year did the Tiananmen Square Massacre take place?
The day the dream died: When was Martin Luther King assassinated?
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