1960s Trivia Quiz – 20 Questions

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This random quiz game contains 1960s trivia quiz questions about everything from the decade that changed the world.

Politics, events, music, movies, persons, sports, TV, disasters, and more.

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# 1: Which was the second film in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions?

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From Russia with Love is the second James Bond film made by Eon Productions and the second to star Sean Connery as James Bond.

# 2: In which country was actress Audrey Hepburn born?

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Audrey Hepburn was born in Ixelles, a district of Brussels, Belgium 4 May 1929. She spent her childhood between Belgium, England and the Netherlands. She spoke several languages including English, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, and German.

She studied ballet in Amsterdam before moving to London in 1948. During her early career, she performed as a chorus girl in West End musical theatre productions, which paid more than ballet jobs. In the early fifties, she was offered a small role in the film Monte Carlo Baby (1951). During the shooting of the film, she was discovered by the French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette and picked for the title character in the Broadway play Gigi.

# 3: Which was The Dave Clark Five’s first and only number 1 hit in UK?

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Glad All Over is a song by Dave Clark Five. It was the bands's first big hit, reaching No.1 on the UK Singles Chart and No.6 on the American US Billboard Hot 100.

# 4: Which word is missing in this song title: Concrete & ______?

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Concrete and Clay is a 1965 hit single by the UK pop group Unit 4 + 2. It reached No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart and no. 28 on Billboard Hot 100.

# 5: Which Oscar-winning film from 1961 stars Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, and Rita Moreno?

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West Side Story is a 1961 musical drama directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name. The story is inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.

The film stars Richard Beymer, George Chakiris, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn, and Natalie Wood. The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won 10, including Best Picture.

Some of the songs from the film include Somewhere, Maria, and America. None for nominated for an Award.

# 6: What’s the name of this group?

Hungry is a song by Paul Revere & the Raiders. Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. The song reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

# 7: What is the title of the song?

Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? is a song by the British singer-songwriter Peter Sarstedt. It was released in 1969 and became a number-one 1 hit in the UK Singles Chart. It didn't do as well in United States.

# 8: In 1967, Gary Brooker and Keith Reid formed what British rock band?

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In 1967, Procol Harum was formed by Gary Brooker and Keith Reid after The Paramounts broke up.

# 9: Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated when staying in a motel in which city?

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Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday, April 4, 1968, at the age of 39.

After having defeated Senator Eugene McCarthy in the California presidential primary, Robert Kennedy was assassinated on June 5, 1968. He was shot by Sirhan Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian.

# 10: Alan Price, Hilton Valentine, John Steel, and Chas Chandler were four original members of this band. Who was the fifth?

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The lineup of the Animals 1963 - May 1965 consisted of: Eric Burdon (vocals), Alan Price (organ and keyboards), Hilton Valentine (guitar), John Steel (drums), and Bryan Chas Chandler (bass).

# 11: Willy Wonka is a character in which of these novels?

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 1964 children's novel by British author Roald Dahl. It tells the adventures of young Charlie Bucket inside the chocolate factory of eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka.

# 12: How many U.S. presidents were in office during U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War?

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Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon each served as commander in chief during the Vietnam War.

# 13: All of these songs are officially written and composed by Lennon-McCartney, except:

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All of these songs are from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and officially written and composed by Lennon-McCartney except Within You Without You, by George Harrison.

# 14: It was The Animals’ first number 1 hit in UK, US and Canada:

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The House of the Rising Sun is the second single by The Animals, released in 1964. It went to the top of the UK pop singles chart in July 1964, reached number 1 on Hot 100 two months later, where it stayed for three weeks. It was The Animals' breakthrough hit in both countries and later became their signature song.

# 15: Martin Murray and Honey Lantree were leading members of which 1960s group?

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The Honeycombs started in November 1963 as an amateur band founded by Martin Murray. Its members were Murray, a hairdresser, his salon assistant Honey Lantree, her brother John and two friends. Originally they called themselves the Sheratons.

# 16: What group had a number one hit on Billboard Hot 100 in 1969 with Everyday People?

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Everyday People is recorded by Sly and the Family Stone. It was their first single to peak at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. It held that position for 4 weeks in February and March 1969.

# 17: Who plays the role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho from 1960?

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Anthony Perkins plays Norman Bates, the homicidal owner of the Bates Motel, in the Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.

# 18: What is the name of the group?

Arnold Layne is the debut single released by Pink Floyd in 1967. It peaked at No. 20 in United Kingdom.

# 19: Who is she?

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Britt Ekland is a Swedish actress and singer. She appeared in numerous films throughout the 1960s and 1970s.

# 20: Klaus Voormann received a Grammy Award for the cover design of a Beatles album. Which one?

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Klaus Voormann is a German artist, musician, and record producer. He designed artwork for many bands including the Beatles album Revolver, for which he won a Grammy.


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  1. Great quiz. Thanks

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