|1969 Trivia Quiz||(originally published in AATCC Review, June 2009)|
In 1969, AATCC launched its first journal. We’ve been celebrating this momentous event all year, but it wasn’t the only “first” that year. In June, we posed five questions to our readers. While no one got them all, several respondents got four out of five correct and will get a free AATCC 40th anniversary pen.
The one that stumped everyone was #5. Would you have gotten it right?
|1. On April 4, 1969, Dr. Denton A. Cooley performed the first artificial heart implant. The artificial heart was lined with fabric designed to promote formation of a smooth cellular surface. Who developed the implant?||Dr. Domingo Liotta|
|2 On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took his famous “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." What was the designation assigned to the space suit Armstrong wore on the moon?||A-7L|
|3. In 1969, skirts:
a) went from very long to very short.
b) were knee-length.
c) went from very short to very long.
d) stayed short.
|c) went from very short to very long.|
|4. On November 19, 1969, Pelé scored his 1000th football (soccer) goal in a match against Vasco da Gama. What was Pelé’s career total for goals scored?||
1281 (or 1280, depending on the source)
|5. In November 1969, the AATCC council was informed that membership was nearly 9,600, up from 9,200 at the same time in 1968. How much were the annual dues for a senior member in 1969?||US$15 (for senior and associate members; US$7.50 for junior members; US$3.50 for student members).|
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