People, places, and events in Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire."

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Answer
 
Harry Truman
 
Doris Day
 
Red China
 
Johnnie Ray
 
South Pacific
 
Walter Winchell
 
Joe DiMaggio
 
Joe McCarthy
 
Richard Nixon
 
Studebaker
 
Television
 
North Korea
 
South Korea
 
Marilyn Monroe
 
Rosenbergs
 
H-Bomb
 
Sugar Ray
 
Panmunjom
 
Brando
 
The King and I
 
The Catcher in the Rye
 
Eisenhower
 
Vaccine
 
England's got a new Queen
 
Marciano
 
Liberace
 
Santayana Goodbye
 
Joseph Stalin
 
Malenkov
 
Nasser and Prokofiev
 
Rockefeller
 
Campanella
 
Communist Bloc
 
Roy Cohn
 
Juan Peron
 
Toscanini
 
Dacron
 
Dien Bien Phu falls
 
Rock around the Clock
 
Einstein
 
Answer
 
James Dean
 
Brooklyn's got a winning team
 
Davy Crocket
 
Peter Pan
 
Elvis Presley
 
Disney Land
 
Bardot
 
Budapest
 
Alabama
 
Khrushchev
 
Princess Grace
 
Peyton Place
 
Trouble in the Suez
 
Little Rock
 
Pasternak
 
Micky Mantle
 
Kerouac
 
Sputnik
 
Chou En-Lai
 
Bridge on the River Kwai
 
Lebanon
 
Charles De Gaulle
 
California Baseball
 
Starkweather Homocide
 
Children of Thalidomide
 
Buddy Holly
 
Ben-Hur
 
Space Monkey
 
Mafia
 
Hula Hoops
 
Castro
 
Edsel is a no-go
 
U2
 
Syngman Rhee
 
Payola and Kennedy
 
Chubby Checker
 
Psycho
 
Belgians in the Congo
 
Hemmingway
 
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Eichmann
 
Stranger in a Strange Land
 
Dylan
 
Berlin
 
Bay of Pigs Invasion
 
Lawrence of Arabia
 
British Beatlemania
 
Ole Miss
 
John Glenn
 
Liston beats Patterson
 
Pope Paul
 
Malcolm X
 
British Politician Sex
 
JFK Blown Away
 
Birth Control
 
Ho Chi Minh
 
Richard Nixon Back again
 
Moonshot
 
Woodstock
 
Watergate
 
Punk Rock
 
Begin
 
Reagan
 
Palestine
 
Terror on the Airline
 
Ayatollahs' in Iran
 
Russians in Afghanistan
 
Wheel of Fortune
 
Sally Ride
 
Heavy Metal
 
Suicide
 
Foreign Debts
 
Homeless Vets
 
AIDS
 
Crack
 
Bernie Goetz
 
Hypodermics on the Shore
 
China's under martial law
 
Rock and Roller Cola wars
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Level 66
Dec 27, 2014
JFK ???
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Level 66
Dec 27, 2014
i get it... and the rest of the line in the song.. JFK blown away..
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Level 23
Sep 16, 2015
I would have had to whole thing if you hadn't spelled Mickey Mantle and Homicide wrong! Oh well, haha. Maybe you should fix that
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Level 67
Aug 23, 2018
Too tight on spelling - especially when the quiz has the incorrect spelling. (:/

Also, even if the lyric has two people together, Like Nasser and Prokofiev, they are two separate people and should be listed as such - or make it clear in the guidance notes.