The 1970's - 5

Published: Monday 6th February 2023A free history quiz about the people and events of the 1970s.
  1. Opened in 1971 across which river is the Aswan High Dam built?
  2. What famous New York landmark was opened in April 1973?
  3. Which communist leader died of a heart attack in September 1976?
  4. Who was arrested in Bogota in 1970 on suspicion of stealing a bracelet?
  5. What product in 1974 became the first to have a bar code?
  6. Who in 1972 became the youngest Formula One World Champion?
  7. Which album in 1975 became the first to enter the US charts at number one?
  8. In which year did Brighton first open his nudist beach?
  9. Which horse won a record third Grand National in 1977?
  10. Who in 1978 became the first player to score a century and take 8 wickets in one innings in test cricket?
  11. The subject of two major songs, who did Eric Clapton marry in March 1979?
  12. Which Mel Brook's western was the highest grossing movie of 1974?
  13. The first episode of which TV soap opera was shown on 16th October 1972?
  14. Which horse in 1970 became the first for 35 years to win English Racing's Triple Crown?
  15. Telling the tale of Arthur Dent and his companion Ford Prefect, which radio programme was first broadcast on Radio 4 in 1978?
  16. Who replaced Glen Matlock as the bass guitarist of The Sex Pistols in February 1977?
  17. With the last episode broadcast in 2010, which British record breaking sit-com first started in 1973?
  18. When it opened in 1976 which Canadian landmark became the tallest tower in the World?
  19. Which rock musician did Cher marry on June 30th 1975?
  20. Who played "Popeye" Doyle in the 1971 Academy Award winning "The French Connection"?
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