Nostalgia City Mysteries

Mark S. Bacon

1970s trivia quiz answers

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How well do you remember the 1970s? Here are the answers to the Nostalgia City trivia quiz.

1. a. In 1971 the 26th amendment to the U.S. Constitution lowered the voting age in federal elections to 18.

2. c.  Mel Gibson starred in the 1979 post-apocalyptic action movie Mad Max.

3 b. Patty Hearst was  kidnapped in1974.

4. c. Gerald Ford became president of the U.S. when Richard Nixon resigned.

5. d. Blondie recorded its first hit, Heart of Glass, in 1979.

6. d. Cindy Williams and Penny Marshall starred in Laverne and Shirley.

7. b. Eye of the Needle, the World War II thriller novel released in 1978, was written by Ken Follett.

8. c. On May 4, 1970 four people died and others wounded at Kent State University when National Guard troops opened fire on students protesting the Vietnam War.

9. a. The London Bridge was disassembled, transported to the U.S. and rebuilt. It was dedicated in 1971 in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

10. d. In 1978 more than 900 cult members died in a mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana. The Rev. Jim Jones lead the cult.

11. b. In July of 1973 the Sears Tower in Chicago was completed. It was the tallest building in the world at that time.

 12. b. Tickle Me Elmo was not a fad in the 1970s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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