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Events of 1974

What a year! I remember exactly where I was when Nixon resigned.
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Last updated: January 31, 2013
First submittedJanuary 31, 2013
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President Nixon resigns as a result of this scandal.
Watergate
This Hungarian professor patents a cubic puzzle.
Ernő Rubik
This Mel Brooks movie is released. Clue: farting cowboys.
Blazing Saddles
The speed limit on this German highway system is reduced.
Autobahn
A new airport opens in Paris, named after this leader.
Charles de Gaulle
This magazine debuts. Clue: “sexiest man alive.”
People
This man regains his boxing title in a bout in Zaire.
Muhammad Ali
This cartel ends its painful 5-month embargo.
OPEC
This baseball player passes Babe Ruth’s HR record.
Hank Aaron
This 3-million-year-old Australopithecus skeleton is discovered.
Lucy
Haile Selassie is deposed as emperor of this country.
Ethiopia
This author publishes the scary novel “Carrie.”
Stephen King
This Asian nation detonates its first nuclear weapon.
India
This now-ubiquitous symbol is first printed on a product.
UPC
This talented Yankees shortstop is born.
Derek Jeter
This big-band leader & composer dies. “Take the A Train.”
Duke Ellington
This “lucky” aviation pioneer dies.
Charles Lindbergh
This sitcom begins its long run. Clue: Fonzie.
Happy Days
U.S. first-class postage is raised to this many cents.
10
A crazy French guy tightrope-walks between these new towers.
World Trade Center
Magician Penn Jillette meets this shorter man.
Teller
General Augusto Pinochet becomes president of this country.
Chile
This group’s BBC comedy series ends.
Monty Python
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level 79
Feb 11, 2016
Nice quiz but you should be able to spell out "ten cents."
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level 56
Jan 18, 2017
it sould be Twin Towers, world trade center was more buildings