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USA by Year: 1970s
"The 1970s! Disco, Watergate, and some of sports greatest moments. Relive these moments while taking this quiz."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What team snapped UCLA's 88 game winning streak in men's basketball in 1974?
UCLA's 88 game winning streak began in 1970. Who did they last lose to before the streak began?
What New York Ranger goalie recorded his 103rd career shutout in 1970?
Who was the first member of the Negro League to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?
'Night Train' Norton
What two teams played in the last American Football League championship game in 1970?
Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders and Buffalo Bills
New York Jets and San Diego Chargers
Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills
What team ,in 1971, lost their first game in over 8 years after winning 2,495 consecutive games?
( Two Words ... basketball entertainers)
Who became the first man to win the Daytona 500 six times with his victory in 1979?
Who did Magic Johnson's Michigan State Spartans defeat, to win the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship in 1979?
Indiana State University
Ball State University
On April 8th, 1974 Hank Aaron hit his 715th home run breaking Babe Ruth's record. What pitcher gave up the home run?
( Two words, or just surname ... Los Angeles Dodger)
Who tied a then Major League record by striking out 19 batters in a game in 1970?
For what race did Janet Guthrie become the first woman to qualify for in 1977?
Grand Prix of Paris
In 1977 and 1978 horse racing had its first back to back triple crown winners in history. Seattle Slew won it in 1977. Who won it in 1978?
( One Word ... I'd swear to it)
On July 18th, 1976, who earned the first perfect score in Olympic gymnastics?
Mary Lou Retton
How many gold medals did US swimmer Mark Spitz win at the 1972 Olympics?
What was the name given to Franco Harris' miracle catch in 1972 that put the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship game?
( Two Words ... a heavenly catch)
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