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 had a 1966 hit with Uptight (Everything’s Alright)?

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Uptight (Everything's Alright) is a 1966 hit single recorded by Stevie Wonder for the Tamla (Motown) label. It peaked at No. 13 on the U.K. charts and on No. 3 on US Hot 100.

# 2: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 36th Academy Awards (1964). Which film won the Award?

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Tom Jones is a 1963 British film directed by Tony Richardson. It is an adaptation of Henry Fielding's classic novel The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1749). The film stars Albert Finney as Tom Jones. At the 36th Academy Awards (1964) it won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

# 3: This song, recorded by Tommy Roe and written by Roe and Freddy Weller, became a number one hit in 1969:

Dizzy is a number one hit originally recorded by Tommy Roe. It topped the Billboard Hot from the week ending March 15 until April 5 in 1969. The song also topped the charts in Canada and U.K.

# 4: 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.

# 5: 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.

# 6: Which album came first?

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In Dreams is the 4th LP record by Roy Orbison - it was released in 1963. Bob Dylan's Bringing It All Back Home is his 5th album, released in 1965. From Nowhere and Strangers in the Night were both released in 1966.

# 7: Which band had a hit with Bring It On Home to Me in 1965?

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Bring It on Home to Me is a song by American soul singer Sam Cooke, originally released in 1962. The song peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. The Animals released their version in 1965. It reached no. 7 in UK and no. 32 on Billboard Hot 100.

# 8: This is the cover of which famous album by Bob Dylan?

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Bringing It All Back Home is the fifth studio album by Bob Dylan, released in 1965.

# 9: This intro is recorded by:

Till the End of the Day is a song by The Kinks, written by Ray Davies and released as a single in 1965. It reached No. 8 in United Kingdom and peaked at No. 50 in United States.

# 10: 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.

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