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Quiz: What year did this famous world event happen?

It’s fair to say that in a few years’ time, we won’t have forgotten the significant event of 2020.

LAST NIGHT’S QUIZ looked at a song about different world events

Tonight’s is a quiz on world events. 

We’ll all likely never forget 2020 being the year that Covid-19 hit Ireland, but how well do you remember when some of the other significant events over the past few decades happened?

Let’s take a look…

What year was Nelson Mandela released from Victor Vester prison?
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1988
1989

1990
1991
What year was the Good Friday Agreement signed?
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1997
1998

1999
2000
What year was President John F Kennedy assassinated?
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1960
1963

1965
1967
When did Neil Armstrong become the first man to walk on the moon?
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1965
1967

1968
1969
When did the first Apple iPhone go on sale?
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2004
2005

2007
2009
Manchester United completed a famous treble of victories in the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League in what year?
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1995
1999

2001
2004
When were the first Live Aid concerts held?
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1985
1986

1987
1988
Margaret Thatcher stepped down as UK Prime Minister in what year?
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1988
1989

1990
1991
What year was champion racehorse Shergar kidnapped?
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1978
1981

1983
1985
What year did the UK vote to leave the EU?
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2014
2015

2016
2017
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top Dog
Full marks. Well done!
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Clever cat
Almost purrfect
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Fintastic
A decent job altogether
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What are ewe doing?
Baaaaaad
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Turtely awful
A shell of a bad effort
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