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Did These Events Happen In 1986 Or Not?

Like every year, 1986 had moments and events that were unique to the year itself. Do you think you know the history of this year pretty well? Take these 12 questions and put your knowledge of 1986 to the test!
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True or false: In 1986, the space shuttle Columbia exploded.
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True or false: In 1986, John Lennon was assassinated in New York City.
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True or false: In 1986, the worst nuclear disaster ever occurred in Chernobyl, USSR, April.
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True or false: In 1986, the Fox network was officially launched in the US.
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True or false: In 1986, there was an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.
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True or false: In 1986, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space.
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True or false: In 1986, Hands Across America officially took place.
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True or false: In 1986, "A.M. Chicago" changed its name to the "Oprah Winfrey Show" and went national September 8th.
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True or false: In 1986, the PG-13 movie rating was created.
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True or false: In 1986, America celebrated the national holiday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day for the first time.
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True or false: In 1986, the first internet domain name was officially registered.
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True or false: In 1986, Halley's comet returned.
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C+, 1986 Average

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Unfortunately, this quiz revealed that you're 1986 average! Though you may have remembered and recognized a few of the events listed on this quiz, many left you scratching you head in confusion. Fret not, you'll get it next time!

B+, 1986 Astounding

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1986 astounding! You can't be fooled when it comes to a proper 80's timeline. You knew exactly which events took place in 1986 and which ones didn't. Well done!

A+, 1986 Awesome

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While many are easily confused by the timeline of historical events in the 1980s, you know exactly when these major moments happened during the decade. You're a true history buff with a love of the 80s!
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1
True or false: In 1986, the space shuttle Columbia exploded.
True
False
2
True or false: In 1986, John Lennon was assassinated in New York City.
True
False
3
True or false: In 1986, the worst nuclear disaster ever occurred in Chernobyl, USSR, April.
True
False
4
True or false: In 1986, the Fox network was officially launched in the US.
True
False
5
True or false: In 1986, there was an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.
True
False
6
True or false: In 1986, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space.
True
False
7
True or false: In 1986, Hands Across America officially took place.
True
False
8
True or false: In 1986, "A.M. Chicago" changed its name to the "Oprah Winfrey Show" and went national September 8th.
True
False
9
True or false: In 1986, the PG-13 movie rating was created.
True
False
10
True or false: In 1986, America celebrated the national holiday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day for the first time.
True
False
11
True or false: In 1986, the first internet domain name was officially registered.
True
False
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True or false: In 1986, Halley's comet returned.
True
False

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