1960s Random Trivia Quiz – 20 Questions

 

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Sixties Trivia Quiz Questions

This random quiz game contains 60s trivia questions about everything from the decade that changed the world.

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

Each set of 60s trivia quiz questions is picked from hundreds of questions in our database.

 

# 1: This is a hit song by Chuck Berry, released in 1964. What is the title?

No Particular Place to Go is a song by Chuck Berry, released as a single in 1964. It reached No. 10 in U.S.A, No. 6 in Canada, and No. 3 in United Kingdom.

# 2: According to the first line of the Elvis Presley song, who or what says Only Fools Rush In?

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Can't Help Falling in Love was originally recorded by Elvis Presley in 1961.

Wise men say only fools rush in
But I can't help falling in love with you
Shall I stay, would it be a sin?
If I can't help falling in love with you

Like a river flows surely to the sea
Darling so it goes
Some things are meant to be

Take my hand, take my whole life too
For I can't help falling in love with you

Like a river flows surely to the sea
Darling so it goes
Some things are meant to be

Take my hand, take my whole life too
For I can't help falling in love with you
For I can't help falling in love with you

# 3: Which famous song contains the lines: I hear babies crying, I watch them grow.?

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What a Wonderful World is written by Bob Thiele (as George Douglas) and George David Weiss. It was first recorded by Louis Armstrong and released in 1967. The song ends: I hear babies crying, I watch them grow
They'll learn much more than I'll ever know
And I think to myself,
What a wonderful world
Yes I think to myself
What a wonderful world.

# 4: Who was Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany between 29 October 1957 and 11 October 1963?

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Konrad Adenauer was Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (West-Germany) during the following periods:
  • 20 September 1949-20 October 1953
  • 20 October 1953-29 October 1957
  • 29 October 1957-14 November 1961
  • 14 November 1961-13 December 1962
  • 14 December 1962-11 October 1963

# 5: Which was the first film in the James Bond series NOT to star Sean Connery as James Bond?

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On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) is the sixth film in the James Bond series. Eon Productions selected an unknown actor and model, George Lazenby, to play the part of James Bond. Lazenby would play the role of Bond only once.

# 6: Who plays the leading character Baby Jane Hudson in the 1962 version of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? is a 1962 American thriller film produced and directed by Robert Aldrich. The film stars Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. The film was remade in 1991 as a television film starring real-life sisters Vanessa and Lynn Redgrave.

It was nominated five Academy Awards, including Best Actress, winning only one (Best Costume Design, Black and White).

# 7: Topaz is a 1969 American film directed by:

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Topaz is a 1969 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It is based on the 1967 Cold War novel Topaz by Leon Uris. The film stars Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon, Karin Dor, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret, Claude Jade, Michel Subor and John Forsythe.

# 8: The line Girl we couldn’t get much higher appears in what song?

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Light My Fire is a song by the Doors, which was recorded in August 1966 and released in January 1967 on their self-titled debut album.

The group was asked to remove the line from the song on The Ed Sullivan Show, by Jim Morrison performed it the way it was written and the Doors were banned from future appearances on the show.

The song starts:
You know that it would be untrue
You know that I would be a liar
If I was to say to you
Girl, we couldn't get much higher
Come on baby, light my fire.

# 9: Which hit song from the early 60s starts with following lyrics: Tonight you’re mine, completely. You give your love so sweetly…

Will You Love Me Tomorrow by the Shirelles was first song by an all-girl group to reach number one on Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. It was released on Scepter single 1211, with Boys on the B-side. On early pressings it was simply known as Tomorrow.

The song is written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King.

# 10: Peter and Gordon were a famous duo in the mid-sixties. What are their last names?

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Peter and Gordon were a British pop duo, comprising Peter Asher and Gordon Waller. They had a number one hit with their first single A World Without Love, written by McCartney but credited to Lennon - McCartney. McCartney continued to write some of Peter and Gordon's hits during the mid-sixties.

# 11: Which album came first?

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A World of our Own was released in 1965. The Monkees released Headquarters in 1967. Honey and Music from Big Pink were released in 1968.

# 12: Sunshine of Your Love is a 1968 hit by:

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Sunshine of Your Love is a 1song by the British rock band Cream. It is one of Cream's best known and most popular songs. It terached number 3 in Canada and number 5 in USA.

# 13: A coup in Libya deposed King Idris in 1969, and brought which leader to power?

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Idris was the first and only king of Libya. He reigned from 1951 to 1969, when Muammar Gaddafi took power in a coup. The monarchy was abolished and a republic proclaimed. Muammar Gaddafi stayed in power for 42 years until 2011.

# 14: Who plays the role as the martian in the TV series My Favorite Martian?

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Ray Walston was an American actor and comedian, best known as the title character on My Favorite Martian, an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29, 1963, to May 1, 1966.

# 15: What song by Bob Dylan starts with the line: Once upon a time you dressed so fine?

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The song Like A Rolling Stonestarts:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you?
People'd call, say, Beware doll, you're bound to fall
You thought they were all kiddin' you
You used to laugh about
Everybody that was hangin' out...

# 16: Who won the Men’s 100 m. event at the 1964 Summer Olympics?

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At the 1964 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Bob Hayes won a gold medal in the 100m and gold medal in the 4x100 meter relay.

# 17: 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.

# 18: The film West Side Story is based on which famous story?

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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.

# 19: This is a 1967 single released by:

Bend Me, Shape Me was first recorded by The Outsiders as a track on their album The Outsiders In in 1966. The American Breed released their version in 1967. It peaked at No. 5 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in early 1968 and No. 24 in the UK Singles Chart.

# 20: John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Angus MacLise formed the Velvet Underground in 1964. Who was the forth member?

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In 1964, Lou Reed and John Cale brought in Sterling Morrison and Angus MacLise to form a new quartet initially known as The Warlocks, and later the Velvet Underground.

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