Results for - Celebrating The Big 50 This Year

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All these books came out in the year 1970, 50 years ago. Are any on this list among your favourite books?

1. All these books came out in the year 1970, 50 years ago. Are any on this list among your favourite books?

The Bluest Eye -- Toni Morrison
4%
77 votes
Play It as It Lays -- Joan Didion
2%
43 votes
Love Story -- Erich Segal
16%
356 votes
The Tombs of Atuan -- Ursula K. Le Guin
3%
56 votes
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret -- Judy Blume
13%
284 votes
Jonathan Livingston Seagull -- Richard Bach
10%
226 votes
Fantastic Mr. Fox -- Roald Dahl
4%
87 votes
Deliverance -- James Dickey
8%
176 votes
Like all of them
3%
61 votes
None
47%
1,042 votes
Don't read
13%
280 votes
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? -- Dr. Seuss
7%
143 votes
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West -- Dee Brown
6%
135 votes
The Trumpet of the Swan -- E.B. White
4%
81 votes
All these movies also came out in 1970. How many on this list have you seen?

2. All these movies also came out in 1970. How many on this list have you seen?

Patton
31%
689 votes
MASH
46%
1,021 votes
Five Easy Pieces
18%
401 votes
The Aristocats
23%
499 votes
Kelly's Heroes
22%
477 votes
The Out-of-Towners
17%
367 votes
Little Big Man
22%
480 votes
Airport
40%
889 votes
Love Story
41%
903 votes
Catch-22
21%
466 votes
Beneath the Planet of the Apes
33%
731 votes
I've seen all of them
5%
118 votes
None
21%
460 votes
Never watch movies
5%
115 votes
Here are some historical events that happened in the 1970s. Are there any events on this list that you find hard to believe happened 50 years ago?

3. Here are some historical events that happened in the 1970s. Are there any events on this list that you find hard to believe happened 50 years ago?

Kent State shootings: Four students at Kent State University in Ohio, USA are killed and nine wounded by Ohio National Guardsmen, at a protest against the incursion into Cambodia (May 4)
27%
594 votes
October Crisis: In Montreal, Quebec, Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte becomes the second statesman kidnapped by members of the FLQ terrorist group (October 10)
13%
277 votes
The first Earth Day is celebrated in the U.S. (April 22)
15%
322 votes
An assassination attempt against King Hussein of Jordan precipitates the Black September crisis (Sept 1)
8%
182 votes
The "Chicago 7"—a group of seven young political protesters—were found not guilty of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic Convention (February 18)
13%
280 votes
I find it hard to believe they are all 50 years old
16%
353 votes
None are hard to believe happened 50 years ago
24%
518 votes
Not familiar with any of these
28%
610 votes
These were some of the biggest pop culture events that took place in 1970. How many are you surprised to learn happened 50 years ago?

4. These were some of the biggest pop culture events that took place in 1970. How many are you surprised to learn happened 50 years ago?

The Beatles break up. By the end of the year, each member had released a solo album.
30%
654 votes
Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin both die drug-related deaths at age 27.
27%
594 votes
Monday Night Football debuts on ABC, with Howard Cosell, Frank Gifford, and Don Meredith giving play-by-play.
18%
393 votes
IBM introduces the floppy disk.
21%
453 votes
Lithium is approved by the FDA for the treatment of manic-depression.
11%
233 votes
All of these surprise me
10%
210 votes
None surprise me
31%
685 votes
Don't remember any of these events
18%
391 votes
01/30/2020 Trivia 2250 25 By: Harriet56

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