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#894878 - 06/16/13 01:54 PM Trivia - 1970s
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Here are some trivia teasers to challenge your wits .. circa the 1970s when the age of aquarius and disco dancing ruled most roost.

Hmm, wasn't that... think

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= 1. Which President released Patty Hearst by executive clemency?
= 2. The author of the bestselling Sexual Politics was a US feminist?
= 3. Who was convicted of shooting Governor George Wallace?
= 4. The first black contestant in the Miss America Pageant was Cheryl Adrenne Brownie, Miss ... ?
= 5. In 1972, the ordination of S.J. Priesand raised controversy because the rabbi was?
= 6. The first native-born American saint, canonized in 1975?
= 7. In 1971, he became the first Communist leader ever to meet officially with the Pope?
= 8. How many terms did Richard Daley win as mayor of Chicago?
= 9. The 1976 Nobel Prize for Literature went to the author of Humboldt's Gift and The Adventures of Augie March.
= 10. This former New York Governor participated in the Paris peace talks?
= 11. In the 1976 presidential campaign, Ronald Reagan announced his running mate to be?
= 12. Who was the first woman conductor of the Metropolitan Opera?
= 13. This person succeeded Harold Wilson as British Prime Minister in 1976?
= 14. This member of the British royal family competed in the 1976 Olympics?
= 15. To whom did President Nixon tender his resignation?
= 16. Congress did not restore full citizenship to this Confederate leader until 1975 because his signature on the oath of allegiance had been mislaid?

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#894879 - 06/16/13 01:57 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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14. Princess Anne???
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#894884 - 06/16/13 02:20 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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Yes it is Curly .. Whoop Whoop .. Nice Start thumbsup

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#894891 - 06/16/13 02:25 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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#894893 - 06/16/13 02:29 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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11. George H. W. Bush

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#894899 - 06/16/13 02:38 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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13. James Callaghan

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#894926 - 06/16/13 04:25 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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#894929 - 06/16/13 04:39 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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1. Bill Clinton

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#894952 - 06/16/13 06:39 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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#894983 - 06/16/13 08:59 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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Not George Bob .. try again

Not Bill Michele .. try again

All other solutions are spot on gang .. well done thumbsup

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#894996 - 06/16/13 10:03 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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Try again #1 - Jimmy Carter

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#895015 - 06/17/13 12:31 AM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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#895068 - 06/17/13 08:38 AM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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#895213 - 06/17/13 09:43 PM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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Three excellent solutions Michele, LadyK and OrleansB bravo

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#895268 - 06/18/13 05:20 AM Re: Trivia - 1970s [Re: soot]
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