Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Tuesday Trivia

The answer to yesterday's question, the last in 1950-1959 Week, is:
Roger Bannister of England, ran 3:59.4 in Oxford.

Today's question, the first in 1960-1969 Week, is:
Thirteen African countries (Benin, Burkina-Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Madagascar, Niger, Somalia, and Togo) were admitted to the United Nations on September 20, 1960, tying for the first countries to be admitted in the new decade. Which is the only non-African country also admitted on that date?

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