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 is a detail from movie poster. What is the name of the film?

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Ice Station Zebra is a 1968 film directed by John Sturges, starring Rock Hudson, Patrick McGoohan, Ernest Borgnine, and Jim Brown.

# 2: 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.

# 3: Which year did The Shadows top the charts in U.K. with Apache?

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Apache is recorded by the Shadows and topped the UK Singles Chart for five weeks in 1960. In United States, Jørgen Ingmann peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 with the same tune.

# 4: This is a detail from movie poster. What is the name of the film?

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. It stars Paul Newman and Robert Redford.

# 5: Which band had a hit with He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother in 1969?

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He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother is a song written by Bobby Scott and Bob Russell. Originally recorded by Kelly Gordon in 1969, the song became a worldwide hit for The Hollies later that year and again for Neil Diamond in 1970.

# 6: 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.

# 7: Which band had a hit with Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood in 1965?

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Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood is a song originally written for Nina Simone, who first recorded it in 1964. Since then, it has been covered by many artists, most notably by The Animals, whose blues rock version of the song became a transatlantic hit in 1965.

# 8: 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

# 9: Who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1964?

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Jean-Paul Sartre was awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature for his work which, rich in ideas and filled with the spirit of freedom and the quest for truth, has exerted a far-reaching influence on our age. Sartre refused to accept the prize.

Sartre was a key figure in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology.

The Nobel Prize in literature has not been awarded to Marguerite Duras, Douglas Adams, or Mikhail Bulgakov.

# 10: Which band had a hit with Bits and Pieces in 1964?

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Bits and Pieces is a 1964 hit by The Dave Clark Five. The single reached number two in the UK and number four in the US.

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