1990 in Review by BarkerC

Champion(s):

PeskinK


Runner(s)-Up:

TowJ
Just when they think they got the answers, I change the questions!


Quiz Description

For each month of 1990, we'll ask you a question about something that happened that month. You answer it. Pretty straight forward.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 06 14 35 02 25 14 48 18 61 27 04 23
1 PeskinK 374 99 15
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2 TowJ 361 98 15
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3 HessJa 355 96 15
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4 FryedBetaKappa 351 95 15
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5 JordanG 342 94 15
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6 Vicun-YAH 336 92 15
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6 ESB 336 92 15
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8 CoenM 330 90 15
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9 WangS 325 88 15
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10 LuskT 323 87 15
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11 CatheyM 319 86 15
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12 PerryS 311 84 15
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13 WoodJ 307 82 15
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13 DixonM 307 82 15
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13 JungmanN 307 82 15
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16 MarcotteM 303 79 15
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17 ConnorA 302 78 15
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18 RichmondJ 296 76 15
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19 BeningoS 289 75 00
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20 elfm 287 73 15
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20 thorsleyd 287 73 15
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22 Egantx7 284 71 15
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23 KonkelT 281 70 15
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24 AllenJ 278 69 15
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25 SheahanJ 277 67 15
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26 RobinJRichards 275 65 15
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26 QuintongJ 275 65 15
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28 MattK 272 63 15
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29 CunninghamJ 264 62 15
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30 GoodmanDL 260 61 15
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31 WeikleB 256 59 15
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32 CraneN 253 58 15
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33 randalleng 251 57 15
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34 GrossB 248 55 15
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35 usuiw 246 54 15
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36 PhilCatelinet 243 53 15
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37 MatthewsP 242 51 15
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38 BittenbenderS 241 50 15
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39 StahlhutJ 240 49 15
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40 Neil 238 48 15
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41 RickEmpty 237 46 15
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42 priceyeah 234 45 15
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43 EmilyT 233 44 15
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44 McGeeDean 232 42 15
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45 Goldenboy 231 41 15
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46 Matto 230 40 15
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47 srs 228 38 15
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48 BurgerM 225 37 15
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49 PenningtonJ 223 35 15
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49 FrankensteinP 223 35 15
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51 FultonE 219 33 15
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52 IngramB 217 32 15
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53 PolinskyL 216 30 15
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54 GrahamJ 215 28 15
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54 VaccaD 215 28 15
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56 HightB 212 26 15
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57 LongD 204 25 15
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58 ChrisRosenberg 202 23 15
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58 DubnerJ 202 23 15
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60 KingJA 198 21 15
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61 RoseM 195 20 15
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62 SchroederS 190 19 15
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63 WolfsbergE 188 17 15
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64 RaiaB 186 16 15
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65 AdelmanM 184 15 15
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66 Tablesaw 175 13 15
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67 UllspergerA 170 12 15
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68 starnesk 168 11 15
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69 HealyT 166 9 15
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69 DBrick 166 9 00
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71 RossS 164 7 15
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72 HoH 158 5 15
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Questions:

January: After taking refuge at the Papal Nuncio, this deposed leader surrenders to U.S. forces during the events of Operation Just Cause

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Manuel Noriega

February: This man is released from Victor Verster Prison after 27 years of imprisonment.

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Nelson Mandela

March: Twelve paintings are stolen from this city's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, none of which have yet to be recovered.

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Boston, Massachusetts

April: On STS-31, the space shuttle Discovery launches this much beloved observatory platform in to orbit (only to discover later it is slightly out of focus.due to a misground main mirror.)

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Hubble Space Telescope

May: This Middle Eastern nation is reunified by joining the [blank] Arab Republic and the People's Democratic Republic of [blank]

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Yemen

June: In the ongoing destruction of the Berlin Wall, this famous border crossing between East and West Berlin is decommissioned.

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Checkpoint Charlie

July: In Rome, this nation defeated Argentina 1-0 to win the 1990 World Cup.

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West Germany

August: "Sue", the best preserved specimen ever found of this dinosaur, is discovered near Faith, South Dakota.

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Tyrannosaurus rex

September: 83 years after construction began, the "final finial" piece of this Washington, DC building is placed.

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National Cathedral

October: This conductor and composer dies in his New York City home at the age of 72.

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Leonard Bernstein

November: This group admits to lip synching on their Grammy winning track "Girl You Know It's True" and has their Grammy revoked.

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Milli Vanilli

December: This heavily hyped Brian de Palma adaptation of a best-selling novel starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, and Melanie Griffith is a critical and commercial flop.

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The Bonfire of the Vanities