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1990s General Knowledge #1

Do you have what it takes to answer these questions about the 1990's?
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Last updated: April 27, 2015
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What service coined the phrase "You've Got Mail"?
AOL
What blue pill was introduced by Pfizer?
Viagra
Who was the first black President of South Africa?
Nelson Mandela
What was the name of Pepsi's clear cola?
Crystal Pepsi
What special prosecutor released prurient details about Bill Clinton's personal life?
Ken Starr
What famous person died just 5 days after Princess Diana?
Mother Teresa
What nerve gas killed 13 people in the Tokyo subway?
Sarin
Who was Bridget Jones's true love?
Mark Darcy
What did you dial on your phone to get the telephone number of the person who just called you?
*69
What disease infected 180,000 British cows?
Mad Cow
What 6'4" drag queen gain notoriety?
RuPaul
What was the name for a spiky men's hair style where the tips were bleached blonde?
Frosted Tips
What city's Petronas Towers became the world's tallest buildings?
Kuala Lumpur
What unfortunately-named man had an affair with the underaged Amy Fisher?
Joey Buttafuoco
What was the last race track on Super Mario Kart?
Rainbow Road
What tribe committed genocide against the Tutsis?
The Hutus
Who preceded Tony Blair as Prime Minister?
John Major
What policy allowed closeted gays to serve in the U.S. military?
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Who became, in 1999, the most muscular governor in Minnesota history?
Jesse Ventura
What player was Michael Jordan's second fiddle?
Scottie Pippen
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level 82
Jan 31, 2015
"Closested"? Or just "closeted"?
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level ∞
Feb 1, 2015
Fixed
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level 73
Feb 2, 2015
Grrr...Rainbow road SUUUUCKED
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level 77
Apr 25, 2015
I liked that course. I was so good at doing the drift boost and that was the best course for it... I'd usually end up lapping everyone else at least once.
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level 64
Apr 25, 2015
I managed to fall off at least twice a lap
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level 73
Nov 4, 2016
Great reference for a quiz question
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level 65
Feb 2, 2015
Nexium is the purple pill. I think Viagra is the "little blue pill"
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level 77
Feb 4, 2015
This
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level 73
Feb 4, 2015
And if you don't think it is "the little blue pill", watch the Fiat commercial that was on the SuperBowl this week. And Bob Dole did an ad for it where he talked about "his little blue friend".
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level ∞
Feb 5, 2015
Okay changed it to blue.
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level 55
Feb 3, 2015
I agree with kybreeze - Viagra is the "little blue pill" and nexium is purple. Also, can you accept alternate forms of sarin? Serin, Seren, saren, etc.
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level 42
Apr 26, 2015
It's ButtafuOco, not ButtafuCco.
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level ∞
Apr 27, 2015
Fixed
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level 37
Apr 27, 2015
creutzfeldt jakob's disease for Mad cow disease
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level 63
Apr 27, 2015
Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease affects humans. BSE is what cows had, humans could develop what is referred to as vCJD (v stands for variant) after consuming food that is contaminated with prions, as in products made from cows infected with BSE.
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level 50
Dec 20, 2015
Surprised that Magic Johnson's 1991 HIV announcement isn't on this! I thought it would for sure be one of the top 10 things to happen in the 1990's!
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level 58
Jun 8, 2016
Too many US based questions. Again!!
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level 69
Aug 29, 2016
I usually don't agree with these kinds of complaints, but I think *69 is just an order of magnitude too obscure for anyone not of the US. I don't quizzes being weighted towards US trivia, but at least make it something someone not of the US has the slightest chance of getting. For the record the number was *10# in Australia.
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level 71
Aug 13, 2018
1471 in the UK
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level 55
Nov 10, 2016
Oh, man. Those frosted tips! I can't believe we found that attractive.
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level 63
Feb 17, 2017
Learned a new word - prurient.
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level 79
Nov 27, 2018
Ah, Rainbow Road. So many memories. So much screaming.