1962: The World When Houston Astros Founded by JCEurovision

Champion(s):

RautY
The machines are winning


Runner(s)-Up:

casketromance
Oath of the Goat


Quiz Description

For the first time EVER since their foundation in 1962, the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers to win the World Series. What other news events happened in their foundation?

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Questions:

On January 13, what EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRY allied with Communist China?

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Albania

On January 30, two of the high-wire "Flying Wallendas" are killed, when their famous seven-person pyramid collapses during a performance in what US CITY?

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Detroit

On February 4, what BRITISH NEWSPAPER became the first to print a color supplement?

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Sunday Times

On March 18, what EUROPEAN CAPITAL CITY hosted the Eurovision Song Contest, that ended up with Isabelle Aubret's "Un premier amour" winning for France?

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Luxembourg

On March 21, what FAST FOOD CHAIN was founded in Downey, California?

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Taco Bell

On April 6, which CONDUCTOR caused controversy with his remarks before a concert featuring Glenn Gould with the New York Philharmonic?

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Leonard Bernstein

On April 9, the Academy Awards was held, with the film adaptation of what BROADWAY MUSICAL, as Best Picture?

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West Side Story

On May 2, what CLUB beat Barcelona, 5-3, at Amsterdam to win the 1961-1962 European Cup?

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Benfica

On July 2, what STORE first opened in Rogers, Arkansas?

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Wal-Mart

On July 13, in what the press dubbed as "the Night of the Long Knives", what BRITISH PRIME MINISTER dismissed one-third of his Cabinet?

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Harold Macmillan

On July 14, Norma Nolan of what SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRY crowned Miss Universe?

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Argentina

On September 12, John F. Kennedy, at a speech at what UNIVERSITY, reaffirmed that the U.S. will put a man on the moon by the end of the decade?

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Rice

On September 23, what ANIMATED SITCOM premiered on CBS?

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The Jetsons

On November 23, United Airlines Flight 297 crashed in what STATE, killing all 17 on board?

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Maryland

On December 11, the last execution by hanging was held in what COUNTRY?

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Canada