The World the Last Time Georgia Won a National Championship by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Runner(s)-Up:

Mark


Quiz Description

The 1980 joke is dead. Finally. Answer the following that took place during the year Georgia won it all in New Orleans.

Full Results:

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1 CoenM 779 98 41
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2 Mark 751 94 41
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3 UncleTed 635 90 41
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4 HallR 504 86 41
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5 randalleng 500 82 41
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6 MasonC 479 78 41
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7 DouglasLovesVixey 451 74 41
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8 BIngram 447 70 41
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9 BoulierJ 443 66 00
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10 goroshnik 419 62 41
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11 ecpekkle 411 58 41
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12 JCEurovision 377 54 00
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13 GarciaD 367 50 41
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14 HortonR 363 46 41
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15 KPope 351 42 41
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16 LynchT 318 38 41
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17 ChrisRosenberg 314 34 41
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18 MattK 311 30 41
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19 KonkelT 302 26 41
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20 SokolM 297 22 41
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21 GoodmanDL 294 18 41
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22 Jonathan 278 14 41
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23 Vintsanity 237 10 41
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24 casketromance 221 6 41
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25 KlionskyG 172 2 41
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Questions:

Jan: This team won Super Bowl XIV behind the throwing power of MVP Terry Bradshaw. They defeated the LA Rams 31-19.

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Pittsburgh Steelers

Feb: Fictionalized (to a degree) in the film "American Hustle," this sting operation involved the FBI using a fake company to capture politicians accepting bribes for votes.

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ABSCAM

Mar: This person was elected the first Prime Minister of Zimbabwe. He would hold the job until 1987 but then became President until a 2017 coup forced him to resign.

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Robert Mugabe

Apr: The 1980 Census results were release. Rounded up to the nearest whole number, in millions, what was the population of the US in 1980? You have a window of +/- 5 million.

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227 million (222-232) [ Actual number was 226,545,805]

May: Pac-Man was released in US arcades by Midway Manufacturing, who obtained the North American rights from this Japanese company, also famous for games such as "Pole Position" and "Galaga."

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Namco [Ltd.]

Jun: CNN was launched in Atlanta under the leadership of this person, the flamboyant "Mouth of the South" that once owned the Atlanta Braves and won the 1977 America's Cup.

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Ted Turner

Jul: This island nation, with the capital of Port Vila, gained its independence from Anglo-French joint colonial rule.

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Vanuatu

Aug: Jimmy Carter wins the Democratic nomination for a second term of President, beating out this Senator from Massachusetts, who gave his famous "...the dream shall never die" speech afterwards.

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Ted Kennedy

Sep: Candy Lightner founded this non-profit group to help prevent deaths associated with drinking alcohol. Their efforts over the years has led to a decrease in levels of legally allowed BACs.

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MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)

Oct: This British Politician resigned his role as leader of the Labour Party, almost a year after he became (at the time) the last male Prime Minister of the UK.

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James Callaghan

Nov: A fire broke out at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, killing 85 people. Today the hotel is now known by this name, given that a newer MGM Grand was built down the Strip years later.

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Bally's

Dec: A German court threw out a guilty verdict against Marinus van der Lubbe, who was executed in 1934 for treason, due to lack of credible evidence. For what event 47 years earlier was he found guilty of?

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the Reichstag Fire