World Events and Olympics by JCEurovision

Champion(s):

ChernicoffS
Although the Moon is only one-fourth the size of the Earth, it is further away.


Runner(s)-Up:

GordonT


Quiz Description

Inspired by a bonus from S48E20 of University Challenge, name the city which hosted the Summer Olympics from a list of three events. I will provide the year with each answer.

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Questions:

The sinking of the RMS Titanic, Woodrow Wilson elected as US President, Arizona and New Mexico admitted to the Union

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Stockholm (1912)

Accession of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, premiere of "The Price Is Right", Atari kicked off the first generation of video games

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Munich (1972)

Debut of Mickey Mouse, Amelia Earhart's first transatlantic flight, Estonia changed the currency from mark to kroon

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Amsterdam (1928)

Signing of the Entente Cordiale, beginning of the Russo-Japanese War, establishment of FIFA

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St. Louis (1904)

First Miss Universe pageant held, first telecast of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, debut of NBC's "The Today Show"

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Helsinki (1952)

Betty Boothroyd elected as first female Speaker of the House of Commons, beginning of the breakup of Yugoslavia, launch of Cartoon Network

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Barcelona (1992)

Signing of the Treaty of Trianon, Babe Ruth was traded by the Boston Red Sox, United States voted against joining the League of Nations

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Antwerp (1920)

The Beatles' appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show", beginning of Brazil's military rule, official abolition of racial segregation in the United States

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Tokyo (1964)

Breakup of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, deaths of Neil Armstrong and Whitney Houston, discontinuation of the print edition of Encyclopedia Britannica

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London (2012)

First Eurovision Song Contest held, breakout of the Hungarian Revolution, sinking of SS Andrea Doria

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Melbourne (1956)

Death of George V, Italy's annexation of Ethiopia, beginning of Stalin's Great Purge

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Berlin (1936)

April Revolution in South Korea, Sirimavo Bandaranaike elected as the world's first female head of government, premiere of ITV's "Coronation Street"

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Rome (1960)

Assassination of Robert Kennedy, withdrawal of Albania from the Warsaw Pact, premiere of CBS' "60 Minutes"

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Mexico City (1968)

Accession of Brunei to ASEAN, first World Youth Day held, assassination of Indira Gandhi

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Los Angeles (1984)

Beginning of Britney Spears' "Oops!... I Did It Again" World Tour, the spread of ILOVEYOU computer virus, launch of Sony's Playstation 2

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Sydney (2000)