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Hint #1

An Earthquake + 200

Hint #2

Birth of Mr. Green

Hint #3

I'm MC Roman ML25

Hint #4

Water in the US

Hint #5

Birth of Miss Pretty

Hint #6

Birth of "Leonard"!

Hint #7

Can you bend it like Hint 7?

Hint #8

The very first Viking

Hint #9

Do you recall the Iron Maiden Torture device?

Hint #10

Well, back then the UK wanted to be in EU

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    $\begingroup$ Is the earthquake +220 and not +200? $\endgroup$ Mar 1, 2016 at 4:32
  • $\begingroup$ Precisely + 220 years $\endgroup$
    – Oak
    Mar 2, 2016 at 14:02

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Answer:

1975

  1. Birth of Mr. Green

CeeLo Green was born in 1975.

  1. I'm MC Roman ML25

MCML is 1950 in Roman numerals, add 25 to get 1975.

  1. Water in the US

The Watergate scandal happened in 1975.

  1. Birth of Miss Pretty

Angelina Jolie ("pretty" in French) was born in 1975. (from @dmg)

  1. Birth of "Leonard"!

Johnny Galecki, who plays "Leonard" in The Big Bang Theory, was born in 1975. (from @IanMcDonald)

  1. Can you bend it like Hint 7?

"Can you bend it like Beckham?" referring to David Beckham, who was born in 1975. (from @IanMcDonald)

  1. The very first Viking

The Viking 1 probe was launched in 1975.

  1. Do you recall the Iron Maiden Torture device?

The band Iron Maiden was founded in 1975.

  1. Well, back then the UK wanted to be in EU

In 1975, the United Kingdom voted to stay in the European Economic Community.

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    $\begingroup$ Johnny Galecki and David Beckham. $\endgroup$ Mar 1, 2016 at 4:31
  • $\begingroup$ #1 is the "Great East Siberian” earthquake of February 1, 1725 $\endgroup$
    – dmg
    Mar 1, 2016 at 8:24
  • $\begingroup$ Also #5 seems to be something about a horse $\endgroup$
    – dmg
    Mar 1, 2016 at 8:26
  • $\begingroup$ @dmg #1 Is not about an Earthquake in 1725. #5 is about a person who is not french, but think in the french language $\endgroup$
    – Oak
    Mar 1, 2016 at 9:28
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    $\begingroup$ @Oak I see what you did there with #5. Miss Pretty -> Mlle Jolie -> Angelina Jolie, born 1975. $\endgroup$
    – dmg
    Mar 1, 2016 at 9:42

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