2013 Quiz of the Years

2013 Quiz of the Years

From issue: 01/2014, page 23

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Fortieth Anniversary Quiz - Answers

> 1974 First Link published
> 1975 Bohemian Rhapsody is Christmas number one
> 1976 Hottest British summer on record
> 1977 Virginia Wade wins women's singles at Wimbledon
> 1978 'Grease' the film released
> 1979 Margaret Thatcher became prime minister
> 1980 'Pacman' arcade game launched
> 1981 Bucks Fizz win Eurovision song contest
> 1982 'ET the extra-terrestrial' film released
> 1983 First British breakfast time TV programme broadcast
> 1984 Half pence coin withdrawn
> 1985 Live Aid concert raises £50 million for famine relief
> 1986 Latest appearance of Halley's Comet
> 1987 Rick Astley’s ‘Never gonna give you up’ is released
> 1988 The first BBC Red Nose Day raises £15m for charity
> 1989 Berlin Wall came down
> 1990 Nelson Mandela released from prison
> 1991 World-Wide Web launched, by Tim Berners-Lee
> 1992 Disneyland Paris opened (originally Euro Disney Resort)
> 1993 The song Mr Blobby reaches #1 in the UK top 40
> 1994 UK's National Lottery starts
> 1995Pearce Brosnan becomes the next James Bond starring in GoldenEye
> 1996 England hosts European football championship
> 1997 'The Full Monty' film released
> 1998Google is founded
> 1999 First Minimum wage introduced in Britain
> 2000 The human genome is mapped for the first time
> 2001 First 'Harry Potter' film released
> 2002 Queen Elizabeth II celebrates Golden Jubilee
> 2003 England win rugby World Cup
> 2004 Facebook is launched
> 2005 First Youtube video is uploaded
> 2006 Britain pays off the Anglo-American loan
> 2007 'Umbrella' by Rihanna at number 1 for 10 weeks
> 2008 'Mamma Mia' film released
> 2009 Barack Obama becomes president of the USA
> 2010 Matt Cardle wins the X factor
> 2011 Prince William and Kate Middleton get married
> 2012 London hosts Olympic Games
> 2013 Andy Murray wins men's singles at Wimbledon