The 1999 Quiz

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All events happened in the year 1999.
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Last updated: July 7, 2014
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This man, the first black president of South Africa, steps down.
Nelson Mandela
An earthquake in this country kills over 17,000 people.
Turkey
After facing impeachment trials, this president is acquitted by the Senate.
Clinton
This becomes Canada's newest, largest, and northernmost territory.
Nunavut
This currency, now used by over 210 million people, is introduced.
Euro
He resigns as president of Russia, and Prime Minister Putin takes over.
Boris Yeltsin
This member of the Kennedy family is lost at sea with two others when his plane disappeared.
John F. Kennedy Jr.
Students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold carry out a shooting at this Colorado high school, killing 13 people.
Columbine High School
They defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34 - 19 in the Super Bowl.
Denver Broncos
This director, known for The Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and more, dies.
Stanely Kubrick
This baseball player, known for his 56-game hitting streak in 1941, dies.
Joe DiMaggio
This basketball great, widely considered to be the best basketball player of all time, dies.
Wilt Chamberlain
On Fox, this popular adult animated series airs its pilot episode.
Family Guy
This romantic comedy-drama movie, directed by John Madden, wins Best Picture at the Oscars.
Shakespeare in Love
This fairly new technology reaches 150 million users worldwide.
The Internet
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