Statistics for History of the 1950s

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  • The average score is 9 of 20

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Year Incident Answer % Correct
1950A war begins in this Asian countryKorea
90%
1952A new monarch is crowned in this nationUnited Kingdom
84%
1956Grace Kelly becomes Queen of this small nationMonaco
77%
1951A treaty signed with this country officially ends WWIIJapan
77%
1955This up-and-coming actor dies in a car crashJames Dean
70%
1957This name is given to the first man-made satelliteSputnik 1
69%
1950This beloved comic strip appears for the first timePeanuts
60%
1955This scientist's polio vaccine is approved for wide useJonas Salk
47%
1958This man becomes leader of the Soviet UnionNikita Khruschev
40%
1956A revolution occurs in this European countryHungary
39%
1953This magazine is published for the first timePlayboy
35%
1959This art museum opens in New York CityGuggenheim Museum
32%
1952Viewership for this TV show tops 10 millionI Love Lucy
32%
1954This song sparks a new craze: Rock and RollRock Around the Clock
31%
1951This iconic novel is first publishedThe Catcher in the Rye
26%
1959Disneyland introduced this new form of travelling technologyMonorail
25%
1953This absurdist play receives its premiereWaiting for Godot
17%
1958This movie star's daughter is arrested for stabbing her mother's boyfriendLana Turner
12%
1957This famous stage musical debuts on BroadwayWest Side Story
12%
1954This new technology makes its commercial debutColor Television
8%

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