1996 in Review by BarkerC

Champion(s):

AlexanderD
Say hi to your mum for me. :)


Runner(s)-Up:

JordanG
I have always enjoyed eating cheese


Quiz Description

Given clues about 12 things that happened 20 years ago (one per month), name the following from that greatest of all 90s years, 1996.

Full Results:

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1 AlexanderD 452 99 15
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2 JordanG 427 98 15
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3 WilliamsK 421 98 15
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4 PeskinK 414 97 15
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5 FryedBetaKappa 406 96 15
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6 HightB 398 95 15
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7 gregariouschinchilla 392 95 15
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8 ParkS 374 94 15
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9 helitzur 353 93 15
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10 KelsoT 350 92 15
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10 StaleyO 350 92 15
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12 SchroederS 348 90 15
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12 DuffyM 348 90 15
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14 CoenM 347 89 15
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15 MillerC37 339 88 15
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16 Matto 334 88 15
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17 MorrisK 332 87 15
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18 BeanA 330 86 15
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19 felsenheldd 327 85 15
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20 CarterBurke 325 84 15
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20 UllspergerA 325 84 15
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22 peeksr 323 83 15
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23 BeningoS 321 82 15
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24 RobinJRichards 315 82 15
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25 SchwartzD 313 81 15
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26 thorsleyd 310 80 15
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27 zerocrates 307 79 15
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28 MarcotteM 306 78 00
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28 creedofhubris 306 78 15
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30 OrrenH 305 77 00
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31 FarleyS 303 76 15
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32 DoyleE 298 75 15
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33 Consigliari 297 75 00
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34 AdamK 295 74 15
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34 LiptonM 295 74 00
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36 GoldsteinB 293 72 15
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37 GambinoG 292 71 15
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37 HessJa 292 71 15
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39 Vintsanity 291 70 15
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40 AdelmanM 288 69 15
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40 PolinskyL 288 69 15
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42 HallR 286 68 15
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43 BradburnA 285 67 15
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44 SteveWilliams 282 66 15
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45 GoodmanDL 280 65 15
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48 TsujiG 278 63 15
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51 BurgerM 272 61 15
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52 CunninghamJ 271 60 15
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53 RaiaB 269 59 15
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Questions:

January: A nine year old girl in Arlington, Texas is abducted and murdered. What system, named with a backronym in honor of her first name, would later be introduced in the hopes of preventing similar future tragedies?

Click to Reveal Answer
AMBER Alert

February: Though Garry Kasparov won the series, what IBM supercomputer became the first machine to win a chess game against a reigning world champion?

Click to Reveal Answer
Deep Blue

March: What man, in power since 1987 (and still remains in power today), was "re-elected" president of Zimbabwe even though only 32% of the electorate voted?

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Robert Mugabe

April: What San Jose Clash forward scored the first goal in MLS history? During the USMNT game against Switzerland in the 1994 World Cup, he had scored the game tying goal on a 28-yard free kick.

Click to Reveal Answer
Eric Wynalda

May: The then-deadliest season on Mount Everest culminates in eight deaths during a May blizzard. Jon Krakauer would later recap the 1996 Everest disaster in what 1997 book, building on an assignment he was on for Outside magazine at the time.

Click to Reveal Answer
Into Thin Air

June: This Nobel laureate is given an official farewell from his duties as Archbishop of Cape Town at his retirement service.

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Desmond Tutu

July: A Boeing 747, belonging to this now defunct U.S. airline and bound for Paris and Rome, explodes in the air off the coast of Long Island.

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TransWorld Airlines (TWA)

August: At the Republican National Convention in San Diego, WHAT TWO MEN are nominated as the Republican Presidential Ticket for the 1996 General Election?

Click to Reveal Answer
Robert (Bob) Dole and Jack Kemp

September: This Omaha-based rail line completes its purchase of the Southern Pacific Railroad that it had begun in 1901. (No, not a typo, they had been attempting to buy it since 1901.)

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Union Pacific

October: This 24-hour cable news channel is launched by News Corporation.

Click to Reveal Answer
Fox News

November: Cuban-born ornithologist and aviculturist Tony Silva is sentenced to seven years in prison for his role in illegally smuggling these birds of order Psittaciformes into the United States.

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parrots

December: This computer company, founded by Steve Jobs in 1985, is bought Apple Computers, which was co-founded by Steve Jobs in 1976.

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NeXT