More 1960s Trivia Quiz Questions

 

More British Trivia Quiz Questions

More British Trivia Quiz Questions

Take another quiz with trivia questions about music, film, sports, events and TV in the 1960s.

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# 1: In 1969, he had a hit with Saved by the Bell:

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Saved by the Bell is a song written and recorded by Robin Gibb. It reached no. 2 on the british charts, but had less success in United States.

# 2: Which Irish author was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature?

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Samuel Beckett was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature for his writing, which - in new forms for the novel and drama - in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation. Beckett lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. He is perhaps most famous for his play Waiting for Godot.

The Nobel Prize in literature has not been awarded to James Joyce, C. S. Lewis, or Brian Moore.

# 3: Which band had a hit with The House of the Rising Sun in 1964?

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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.

# 4: Who plays the leading role as Gloria Wandrous in BUtterfield 8 (1960)?

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BUtterfield 8 is a 1960 drama film directed by Daniel Mann. The film stars Elizabeth Taylor and Laurence Harvey. Elizabeth Taylor was 28 years old and won her first Academy Award in the category Best Actress in a leading role.

The capitalized 'B' and 'U' in the title derives from the pattern of old telephone exchange names in the United States and Canada.

# 5: Can you name the song title from the following lyrics: Let me jump in your game.

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The song Hello, I Love You by the Doors starts:
Hello, I love you
Won't you tell me your name?
Hello, I love you
Let me jump in your game.

# 6: This is a detail from movie poster. Which film is it?

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Blowup, or Blow-Up, is a 1966 British-Italian film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. It is about a fashion photographer who believes he has unwittingly captured a murder on film. It stars David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle, Jane Birkin, Tsai Chin, Peter Bowles, and Gillian Hills as well as sixties model Veruschka.

# 7: This hit song is recorded by:

Tired of Waiting for You is a 1965 hit by the Kinks. It topped the charts in U.K. and peaked at No. 6 on Billboard Hot 100.

# 8: Which year was the Beatles appointed Members of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen?

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June 12, 1965, The Beatles were appointed Members of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen. Even if the MBE is the humblest of the honours, it was not common to honor pop artists in the sixties.

The other British honours are (in ascending order) the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire), CBE (Commander of the etc), with the highest honours being KBE (Knight) for men or DBE (Dame) for women.

# 9: The lyrics That when I tell you that I love you, oh / You’re gonna say you love me too, oh are from which Beatles song?

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The line is from I Should Have Known Better, 1964. It was included in the film and album A Hard Day's Night.

# 10: This album was recorded by which band?

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Odessey and Oracle is the second studio album by The Zombies. Recorded in 1967 and released on 19 April 1968. The misspelling of odyssey in the title was the result of a mistake by the designer of the LP cover. The album features Time of the Season, which became the Zombies' greatest hit.

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