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What was first celebrated on April 22, 1970? The First Earth Day
What ABC long running prime time sports program began in 1970? Monday Night Football
What New York City landmark was completed in 1970's? The World Trade Center
What was important about the Kentucky Derby in 1970? First Female Jockey
What US city held its first marathon in 1970? New York
What was the name of the Beatles last album released in 1970? Let It Be
What was found in the North Sea in 1970? First Successful Oil Well
What comic strip went national in 1970? Doonesbury
What space mission suffered a huge setback in 1970 and what was the cause? A ruptured air tank on their journey to the moon almost sealed the fate of the Apollo 13 astronauts
What computer storage device was invented in 1970? The floppy disk
On May 31, 1970 what country lost 72,000 people in a major earthquake? Peru
What country became the fifth nation to put a satellite in orbit in April 1970? The Peoples Republic of China
What University lost 75 players, coaches and prominent residents of their home town in a plane crash on November 14, 1970? Marshall University
What happened in 1971 in an effort to halt increasing inflation in America? End of the Gold Standard for American Currency
What ads were banned on TV in 1971? Cigarette ads
What country joined the UN in 1971? China
What British program began on PBS in 1971? Masterpiece Theater
What medical breakthrough was introduced in 1971? CAT Scanning
Who organized the first benefit concert which would be the model for many more to come? George Harrison
What Florida tourist attraction opened in 1971? Disney World
What small regional airline debuted on June 18, 1971? Southwest Airlines
What new stock market index debuted in 1971? Nasdaq
What name running shoes hit the market in 1972? Nike
What was the name of the running mate dropped by George McGovern during the 1972 elections? Thomas Eagleton
What country did Nixon visit in 1972 making him the first president to do so? Soviet Union
What overnight carrier was founded in 1972? Federal Express
What did the EPA ban the use of in 1972? DDT
What famous burglary was committed by five men in June of 1972? Watergate
Who beat Soviet Spassky in chess in 1971? Bobby Fischer
What land was returned to the Japanese in 1972? Okinawa islands
What animals made their debut at the Washington DC zoo in 1972? Chinese Pandas
What Constitutional Amendment was passed in the Senate in 1972? ERA
What was invented by Ray Tomlinson of the BBN in 1972? The first E-Mail program
Who returned to Argentina in 1973? General Juan Peron
What politician resigned in 1973 after pleading no contest to charges of tax evasion? Spiro Agnew
What famous building with its roof resembling sails opened in 1973 after 16 years of construction? Sydney Opera House
Who defeated Bobby Riggs in a very famous 1973 tennis match? Billie Jean King
What islands gained their independence from Britain in 1973? The Bahamas
What political event occurred on August 8, 1974? Nixon resigns
What happened on highways across the US in 1974? Speed limits decreased to 55 mph
Who proposed the new Black Hole theory in 1974? Stephen Hawking
What famous Russian defected from the Soviet Union in 1974? Mikhail Baryshnikov
What country tested its first nuclear bomb in 1974? India
Who beat Babe Ruth's home run record in 1974? Hank Aaron
What began to appear in supermarkets in 1975? Computerized checkouts
What was the name of the boat that sank in Lake Superior in 1975? The Edmund Fitzgerald
Who was arrested by the FBI in 1975 after a 19-month search? Patty Hearst
What famous computer software company was founded in 1975? Microsoft
What US construction project began on March 13, 1975 and was finished on May 3, 1977? The Alaska Pipeline
What disease struck in Philadelphia in 1975 killing 29 people? Legionnaire's disease
What communist leader died in 1976? Mao Tse-tung
What academy admitted women for the first time in 1976? West Point
What was first used in 1977 to map the brain and other parts of the body? MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
What cartoon character was syndicated in 1978? Garfield the Cat
Who became Britain's Prime Minister in 1979? Margaret Thatcher
What country did the Soviets invade in 1979? Afghanistan
What US coin was introduced in 1979? Susan B. Anthony dollar
What fell into the Indian Ocean in 1979? The Skylab
Who took power in Iran on February 11, 1979? The Ayatollah Khomeini
Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979? Mother Teresa
Who started broadcasting on September 7, 1979? ESPN
What sci-fi TV show of the 60's became a Filmation cartoon in the 70's? Star Trek
What model of car did Starsky and Hutch drive? Red Torino
What did Archie Bunker call his son-in-law? Meathead
Who wrote the 1977 mini-series Roots? Alex Haley
What was the name of Radar's dog on MASH? Ranger
What midwestern town was the setting for Little House on the Prairie? Walnut Grove, Minnesota
On Bonanza, who was the Cartrights' longtime cook? Hop Sing
What kind of pet did Baretta have and what was its name? He had a cockatoo named Fred
What was Fonzie's full name on Happy Days? Arthur Fonzarelli
Mia Farrow was the featured cover for the debut of what magazine in 1974? People
Which race did Secretariat win in 1973? The Kentucky Derby, The Preakness and the Belmont Stakes (Triple Crown)
On January 1, 1973, Great Britain, Ireland, and Denmark entered what? EEC European Economic Community
Four students were shot and killed during a Viet Nam War demonstration at what American university? Kent State
What Variety Show host died in 1974? Ed Sullivan
Who sang backup on Carly Simon's hit 'You're So Vain'? Mick Jagger
Who was the lead singer of Pink Floyd? Roger Waters
Who wrote almost all of the songs for the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack? Bee Gees
What band was Jim Morrison from? The Doors
Who played with Led Zeppelin at the concert that made both of them famous? Alice Cooper
What British band did Peter Frampton play in before his solo career? Humble Pie
Under what band name did Eric Clapton release Layla? Derek & The Dominoes
What was the original name of the band Chicago? Chicago Transit Authority
What was Elton John's first #1 hit song, and what year did it come out? "Your Song" in 1970
Who is the only female credited with vocals on Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'? Toni Tennille
What do the letters in the name ABBA stand for? The band member's first names: Agnetha, Benny, Bjorn and Anni-Fri
What was Rizzo's real name in Grease? Betty
In Blazing Saddles, what is the last name of everybody in the town of Rock Ridge? Johnson
In Jaws, who is the Amity point-light station master who speaks to Quint on the Orca's radio? Stephen Speilburg
What charactor did Harrison Ford play in Star Wars? Hans Solo
In Superman, what did Jimmy Olsen drop into the Hoover Dam? His Camera
What was the dog's name in Smokey And The Bandit? Fred
In Soylent Green, what was the last resort used for riot control? The "scoups" (earth moving vehicles)
What team snapped UCLA's 88 game winning streak in men's basketball in 1974? Notre Dame
Who became the first man to win the Daytona 500 six times with his victory in 1979? Richard Petty
Who did Magic Johnson's Michigan State Spartans defeat, to win the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship in 1979? Indiana State University
Who tied a then Major League record by striking out 19 batters in a game in 1970? Tom Seaver
For what race did Janet Guthrie become the first woman to qualify for in 1977? Indianapolis 500
On July 18th, 1976, who earned the first perfect score in Olympic gymnastics? Nadia Comaneci
How many gold medals did US swimmer Mark Spitz win at the 1972 Olympics? Seven
What team ,in 1971, lost their first game in over 8 years after winning 2,495 consecutive games? The Harlem Globetrotters
What was the name of the terrorist group that killed 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics in Munich? Black September
In 1977 Shirley Muldowney entered sports history as the first woman to do what? Won the National Hot Rod Association Drag Racing Championship
Who won the 1978 World Series? New York Yankees
Who won the 1978 Masters? Gary Player
Who won the 1978 Wimbledon (women)? Martina Navratilova
Who won the 1979 French Open (womens)? Chris Evert
Who played Phyllis on The Mary Tyler Moore Show? Cloris Leachman
What famous comedy variety show ran for 140 episodes ending in May 1973? Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In
What was the cost of a First Class postage stamp in 1975? 10 Cents