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Questions I

  1. Name the year that the pound note was finally withdrawn from circulation?
  2. Food rationing in Britain ended when restrictions on the sale and purchase of meat was lifted?
  3. Death of Sir Winston Churchill?


  4. Blackpool Tower opened for the first time?
  5. Decimal currency was introduced?
  6. Assassination of President Kennedy?
  7. The birth of Prince Harry?
  8. Falkland's War?
  9. Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal in the World Cup?
  10. The Brighton hotel bombing during the Conservative Party Conference?
  11. Death of Elvis Presley?
  12. Death of Michael Jackson?
  13. Start of the Victorian period?
  14. Berlin Wall was demolished?



Answers:

  1. 1984
  2. 1954
  3. 1965
  4. 1894
  5. 1971
  6. 1963
  7. 1984
  8. 1982
  9. 1986
  10. 1984
  11. 1977
  12. 2009
  13. 1837
  14. 1989



Questions II

  1. Name the year that Nelson Mandela was released from prison?
  2. Halley's comet visit and the space shuttle exploded killing crew of 7?
  3. The funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales?
  4. Martin Luther King Jr. made his 'I Have a Dream' speech?
  5. Gunpowder Plot?
  6. Google was founded?
  7. The Woodstock Festival?


  8. Sally Gunnell won Olympic gold in the 400m hurdles?
  9. Lord Lucan disappeared?
  10. The Spice Girls had their first Christmas number one?

Answers:

  1. 1990
  2. 1986
  3. 1997
  4. 1963
  5. 1605
  6. 1998
  7. 1969
  8. 1992
  9. 1974
  10. 1996



Questions III

  1. Name the year of the death of Queen Elizabeth I?
  2. EastEnders first broadcast?
  3. J.R. was shot in Dallas?
  4. Margaret Thatcher became prime minister?
  5. Chernobyl disaster?
  6. Introduction of the Euro?
  7. Final Harry Potter book was released?
  8. Both the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret died?
  9. Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing reached the summit of Mount Everest?
  10. Wearing front seat belts became UK law?

Answers:

  1. 1603
  2. 1985
  3. 1980
  4. 1979
  5. 1986
  6. 2002
  7. 2007
  8. 2002


  9. 1953
  10. 1983