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: Who presented the first Top of the Pops in January 1964?

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DJ Jimmy Savile presented the first Top of the Pops live from the Manchester studio. Among others, the first broadcast featured the Rolling Stones, the Dave Clark Five, the Hollies, and the Beatles.

# 2: Which was the first UK entry to win Eurovision Song Contest?

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Bill Martin and Phil Coulte wrote Puppet on a String, which won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1967. It was performed Sandie Shaw and the first UK entry to win the contest. It later became her third number 1 hit in the UK.

# 3: Which album came first?

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Elvis Presley's Pot Luck was released in 1962. The Four Seasons - Rag Doll was released in 1964. The Supremes' Where Did Our Love Go is a 1964 album. The Beatles - Help! was released in 1965.

# 4: Which event happened first?

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German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany), started building the Berlin Wall on 13 August 1961. Harold Wilson becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 1964. The Prague Spring began in 1968. Muammar Gaddafi overthrows monarchy in Libya in 1969.

# 5: Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me, aren’t you? This quote is from what 60s movie?

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The quote is from The Graduate, a 1967 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, and Katharine Ross.

# 6: Which year did Frank Ifield top the charts in U.K. with I Remember You?

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I Remember You was published in 1941. The music was written by Victor Schertzinger and the lyrics by Johnny Mercer. It is said that Mercer wrote the song for Judy Garland. Frank Ifield recorded the song in 1962 and his version peaked at No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart for seven weeks in the summer of 1962.

# 7: Which happened in the sixties?

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Teen girls' magazine Jackie is first published in January 1964. Actor Charlie Chaplin was knighted by the Queen in 1975. Naomi James becomes the first woman to sail around the world single-handedly in 1978. Rupert Murdoch's News International buys The Times and The Sunday Times from The Thomson Corporation in 1981.

# 8: Listen to the clip. What is the name of the group?

Eight Miles High is a song by the American rock band the Byrds, written by Gene Clark, Jim McGuinn (a.k.a. Roger McGuinn), and David Crosby and first released as a single on March 14, 1966.

# 9: Which song by Bobby Vinton was also a minor hit for Tony Bennett in 1951, was the title for a 1986 David Lynch movie, and was featured in a Nivea commercial in the 90s?

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Blue Velvet was written in 1950 by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris. It was a minor hit with Tony Bennett in 1951. A cover by Bobby Vinton in 1963 peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Vinton's version failed to enter the British charts at the time, but a re-release in 1990 peaked at number 2 in UK, after being featured in a Nivea commercial. David Lynch used the title for his 1986 movie Blue Velvet, starring Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper and Laura Dern.

# 10: Which band had a hit with Bus Stop in 1966?

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Bus Stop is recorded by the British pop band The Hollies in 1966. It reached No. 5 in the UK Singles Chart and No. 5 on the Billboard charts in September 1966.

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