The Australian yacht Australia II wins the what?
A: The America's Cup.
Japan's former Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka is found guilty
A: Taking a $2 million bribe from Lockheed, and sentenced to 4 years in jail.
Maurice Bishop, Prime Minister of Grenada, and 40 others
A: Assassinated in a military coup.
Simultaneous suicide truck-bombings destroy both the French
Army and United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, killing how many people?
A: It kills 241 U.S. servicemen, 58 French paratroopers and 6 Lebanese
President Reagan signs a bill creating a federal
A: American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Chrysler introduces the what?
A: Dodge Caravan, the first "minivan".
Ronald Reagan becomes the first U.S. President to address
A: The National Diet, Japan's national legislature.
The immunosuppressant cyclosporine is approved by the FDA,
leading to a revolution in what field?
A: The field of transplantation.
Two Spanish passenger planes collide on the foggy runway at
a Madrid airport, killing how many people?
Military rule ends and democracy is restored in what
Pope John Paul II visits Rebibbia prison to forgive whom?
A: His would-be assassin Mehmet Ali Ağca.
Who wins the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences?
A: Gérard Debreu.