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1. One of the saddest events in U.S. history occurred on May 4, 1970. National Guardsmen on a college campus fired into a crowd of protesting students, killing four. At which college did this occur?
2. Who was awarded the 1970 Nobel Prize for Literature?
3. The year 1970 was not a good year for music. The Beatles broke up, and both of these musicians died drug-related deaths.
4. On May 31, 1970, an earthquake killed more than 60,000 people in which country?
5. Which former head of state died at the age of 79 on November 9, 1970?
6. In 1970, Salvador Allende was elected president of which country?
7. Six days after I was born, on January 19, U.S. President Nixon nominated this man to the Supreme Court. However, he was rejected by the Senate on April 8.
8. On May 15, 1970, which country was officially barred from all Olympic events by the International Olympic Committee?
9. Which NHL defenseman set a record by scoring 20 points in the 1970 play-offs?
10. Which 1970 film won seven Academy Awards, among them Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor?
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