On This Day Trivia Quiz – 5 June

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 5 June.

1. Which famous mathematician and physicist was admitted as a student at Trinity College, Cambridge on 5 June 1661?

2. Who composed the opera Peter Grimes?  It premiered in London on 5 June 1945.

3. Born on 5 June 1956, which Grammy Award winning saxophonist entered the Guinness Book of Records for playing the longest saxophone note – 45 minutes and 47 seconds in 1997!

4. Born on 5 June 1971, which actor played the role of Fletcher Chase in All The Money in the World (2017)?

5. Which microcomputer went on sale on 5 June 1977?  It was first to be sold fully assembled.

6. Who sailed into Sydney Harbour on 5 June 1988, the first woman to perform a single-handed, non-stop and unassisted circumnavigation of the world?

7. Which church celebrated its 1000th anniversary on 5 June 1988?

8. Which movie starring Jim Carrey, Laura Linney and Ed Harris was released on 5 June 1998?

9. Which spacecraft performed a second fly past of the planet Venus on 5 June 2007?

10. Which country became the 29th member of NATO on 5 June 2017?


Note: This trivia quiz is a work in progress.  Whenever we find clues that are applicable to this date, we will add them.

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