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BBC News Online's Millennium Quiz

We asked you to say what happened after we stopped the action in the following 10 video and audio clips. You can now find out by clicking on the images and seeing or hearing for yourself. Alternatively, the correct answers are those in bold.

The winner is called Liam. He will receive a selection of BBC prizes, including the boxed CD audio set of This Sceptred Isle, and We Interrupt This Programme, a book and CD of 20 dramatic news stories of the century.


What happened next?
Question One Question One
UK 1956

1) The horse falls over
2) The jockey falls off the horse
3) A spectator runs onto the course and brings the horse down
Question Two Question Two
UK 1969

1) Interviewee pushes interviewer, who falls over
2) Interviewee refuses to answer any more questions
3) Interviewee has a coughing fit
Question Three Questio Three
Jordan 1970

1) The Planes are blown up by hijackers
2) One plane moves off and hits another
3) The Planes are hit by lightning
Question Four Question Four
USA 1981

1) President Reagan says to an aide "We're going to bomb Russia"
2) President Reagan has eggs thrown at him
3) Shots are fired at President Reagan
Question Five Question Five
UK 1982

1) Interviewee and interviewer have a heated argument
2) Interviewee gets up and walks out
3) Interviewee tries to leave and trips over
Question Six Questio Six
USA 1992

1) Dan Quayle spells potato as potattoe
2) Dan Quayle spells potato as pottato
3) Dan Quayle spells potato as potatoe
Question Seven Question Seven
Australia 1993

1) Paul Keating puts his arm around the Queen's waist
2) Paul Keating put his hand on the the Queen's shoulder
3) Paul Keating kisses the Queen on the cheek
Question Eight Question Eight
Nigeria 1994

1) Moshood Abiola was holding a birthday party
2) Moshood Abiola was delivering a baby
3) Moshood Abiola was being arrested
Question Nine Question Nine
Ireland 1994

1) Boris Yeltsin appears and trips on steps
2) Boris Yeltsin fails to appear
3) The steps roll away from the plane
Question Ten Question Ten
UK 1998

1) Prince Charles walks to the side
2) Prince Charles stays still and looks embarrassed
3) Prince Charles joins the dance
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Competition rules:

1. The closing date for entries will be midnight GMT on 31 December 1999.
2. To enter, entrants must answer all 10 questions by answering the question "What happens next?" in response to each of the 10 video or audio clips.
3. All entries must be made by submitting the form provided, or by post to BBC News Online Millennium Quiz, Room 7540, BBC TV Centre, Wood Lane, London, W12 7RJ. Entries made by post must include a postal address.
4. Multiple entries from individual entrants will lead to disqualification from the competition.
5. The competition is open to all apart from employees or contractors of BBC Production, BBC Broadcast, BBC News or BBC Resources, or any person directly or indirectly involved in the organisation or running of the competition.
6. In the event of more than one all-correct entry, the prize winner will be drawn out of a hat.
7. The winner will contacted by the Producers.
8. The prize must be taken as stated.
9. The Producers do not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries due to the Internet or postal system.
10. Players must supply full details as required by the entry form and comply with all rules to be eligible for the prizes.
11. No responsibility is accepted for ineligible entries or entries made fraudulently.
12. The Producer's decision is final in every situation including any not covered above and no correspondence will be entered into.
13. The Producers reserve the right, in the event of circumstances arising outside of their control which in their opinion makes it necessary, to cancel the competition at any stage.
14. This agreement is governed by the laws of England and Wales.
15. This competition is a game promoted by BBC News Online, the promoter.
16. This agreement is between the player and the promoter BBC News Online.

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