1965 in Review by BarkerC

Champion(s):

PerryS


Runner(s)-Up:

AdelmanM


Quiz Description

For each month of 1965, we'll ask you a question about something that happened that month. You answer it. Pretty straight forward.

Full Results:

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1 PerryS 415 99 15
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2 AdelmanM 394 97 15
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4 EmilyT 369 94 00
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6 KingJA 331 91 15
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7 Vicun-YAH 310 90 15
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8 GoodmanDL 308 88 00
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9 GrahamJ 306 87 15
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10 randalleng 304 85 15
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11 KaufmanK 297 84 15
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12 RobinJRichards 290 82 15
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13 BoyleJ 284 81 00
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14 RichmondJ 280 79 15
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15 RickEmpty 275 78 15
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16 JordanG 273 76 15
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17 BurgerM 272 75 00
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20 Commodore 268 70 15
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21 IngramB 263 69 00
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22 FryedBetaKappa 257 67 15
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23 Goldenboy 256 66 00
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24 GrossB 254 64 15
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24 SpoeriJ 254 64 15
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26 HessJa 247 61 15
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Questions:

January: The state funeral of this man at St. Paul's Cathedral is the largest gathering of world leaders until the funeral of Pope John Paul II in 2005.

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Sir Winston Churchill

February: While preparing to address the Organization of Afro-American Unity in Manhattan's Audubon Ballroom, this civil rights activist is killed by three members of the Nation of Islam.

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Malcolm X

March: In leaving his spacecraft Voskhod 2 for 12 minutes, this cosmonaut became the first person to walk in space.

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Alexey Leonov

April: An estimated 51 tornadoes (47 confirmed) hit in 6 Midwestern states, killing between 256 to 271 people and injuring some 1,500 more in an outbreak named for what Christian holiday upon which it occurred?

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Palm Sunday Outbreak

May: Muhammad Ali knocked out what fighter in the first round of their championship rematch with the "Phantom Punch" at the Central Maine Civic Center in Lewiston.

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Sonny Liston

June: This American television writer/producer/showrunner is born in Baltimore. (Shows clips of next episode of critically acclaimed show that reveal absolutely no insight in to what will actually happen.)

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Matthew Weiner

July: Bob Dylan causes "controversy" by "going electric" at this city's Folk Festival.

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Newport, Rhode Island

August: Riots break out in this specific section of Los Angeles.

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Watts

September: This sitcom about attorney David Crabtree's bond with a 1928 Porter touring car debuts on NBC.

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My Mother the Car

October: A 630-foot tall inverted catenary steel arch debuts in St. Louis as the centerpiece of a National Expansion Memorial dedicated to what man?

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Thomas Jefferson

November: U.S. troops in Vietnam engage in direct large unit combat with regular NVA forces in this valley of the Central Highlands in Vietnam. (The events of this battle are recounted in the 1992 book ~We Were Soldiers Onceā€¦ And Young~ by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (Ret.) and Joseph L. Galloway)

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Ia Drang

December: ~A Charlie Brown Christmas~ debuts on CBS featuring a soundtrack by this jazz pianist.

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Vince Guaraldi