Snowball Question from Sunday 20th December 2015

(B) In what year was the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by hot air balloon?

1978

Question was answered
incorrectly~~/correctly~~ by Pic n' Mix who gave me 1992.

Ticket holder was awarded
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£50.00~~ or £5.00.

(Q) In what year was feeding the pigeons in St Mark’s Square Venice made illegal?

2008

Question was answered
incorrectly~~/correctly~~ by The Less Eminent Victorians who gave me 1970.

Ticket holder was awarded
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£50.00~~ or £5.00.

(T) In what year did Rupert Murdock purchase the Times newspaper?

1981

Question was answered
incorrectly~~/correctly~~ by London Welsh who gave me 1977.

Ticket holder was awarded
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£50.00~~ or £5.00.

(L) In what year did Burma officially change its name to Myanmar?

1989

Question was answered
incorrectly~~/correctly~~ by Team Sookie who gave me 1995.

Ticket holder was awarded
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£50.00~~ or £5.00.

(J) In what year was the Jersey potato granted EU ‘Protected Designation of Origin’ status?

1996

Question was answered
incorrectly~~/correctly~~ by Pic n' Mix who gave me 2012.

Ticket holder was awarded
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£50.00~~ or £5.00.