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: 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.

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

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All of these songs are from Beatles For Sale and officially written and composed by Lennon-McCartney except Words of Love, which is written and composed by Buddy Holly.

# 3: Can you name the song title from the following lyrics:You never close your eyes anymore when I kiss your lips?

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You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' is a song written by Phil Spector, Barry Mann, and Cynthia Weil, and first recorded by the Righteous Brothers in 1964. Opening lyrics are:

You never close your eyes anymore when I kiss your lips
And there's no tenderness like before in your fingertips
You're trying hard not to show it

# 4: This is a detail from the cover of an album with a colour in the title. What colour?

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Mellow Yellow is an album by British singer-songwriter Donovan. It was released in the US in 1967.

# 5: Audrey Hepburn has a leading role in three of these movies. In which one does she NOT appear?

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Bus Stop is a 1956 American film directed by Joshua Logan and with Marilyn Monroe as the leading star. She was nominated for an Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Comedy or Musical).

In My Fair Lady, Audrey Hepburn plays Eliza Doolittle against Rex Harrison as Professor Henry Higgins. The film won 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. Audrey Hepburn was not nominated for an Award.

In Wait Until Dark (1967), a thriller film directed by Terence Young, Audrey Hepburn plays a young blind woman. She got nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, but the Award was won by Katharine Hepburn.

In The Nun's Story, Hepburn plays Sister Luke (Gabrielle Van Der Mal). The film was nominated for several Academy Awards including Best Actress in a Leading Role (Audrey Hepburn). This time Hepburn was defeated by Simone Signoret, who won the Award for her role in Room at the Top.

# 6: Katharine Ross plays a role in which of these movies?

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The Singing Nun stars Debbie Reynolds, Ricardo Montalban, and Greer Garson. Katharine Ross plays the role as Nicole Arlien.

# 7: 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.

# 8: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 40th Academy Awards (1968). Which film won the Award?

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In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 drama film directed by Norman Jewison. The film stars Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, and Warren Oates. At the 40th Academy Awards (1968), it won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

# 9: Which event happened first?

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Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space 1961. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 1963. The BBC broadcasts first episode of Doctor Who in 1963. Rolling Stone publishes its first magazine issue in 1967.

# 10: The line I’m no schoolboy but I know what I like is from which song by the Rolling Stones?

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I'm no schoolboy but I know what I like,
You should have heard me just around midnight.

Ah brown sugar how come you taste so good
(a-ha) brown sugar, just like a young girl should.


The lyrics are from Brown Sugar. It is the opening track and lead single from their album Sticky Fingers (1971).

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