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The fol­low­ing events all oc­curred in liv­ing mem­ory. Can you guess the year?

A 1. Em­peror Hiro­hito of Ja­pan died 2. Ay­a­tol­lah Khome­ini sen­tenced Sal­man Rushdie to death for writ­ing The Satanic Verses 3. P.W. Botha re­signed the South African pres­i­dency 4. Mike Tyson de­feated Frank Bruno in five rounds

B 1. The first ‘jumbo jet’ landed at Heathrow Air­port 2. Four stu­dents were shot dead by Na­tional Guard soldiers at Kent State Univer­sity 3. Oh! Cal­cutta! opened at the Round­house in Lon­don 4. Sir Lau­rence Olivier was given a life peer­age

C 1. Derek Bent­ley and Christo­pher Craig were found guilty of mur­der­ing a po­lice­man 2. Bri­tain ex­ploded its first atomic bomb in a se­cret test off the coast of Aus­tralia 3. King Farouk of Egypt ab­di­cated 4. Char­lie Chap­lin vis­ited Lon­don for the first time in 21 years

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