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.

Each set of quiz questions is picked from a larger pool of questions in our database.

# 1: 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.

# 2: Which year did Eden Kane top the charts in U.K. with Well I Ask You?

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Well I Ask You is a recorded by Eden Kane (a pseudonym for Richard Sarstedt). It topped the charts in U.K. in 1961 (one week).

# 3: Which happened in the sixties?

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In August 1965, the Royal College succeeded in having all television adverts for cigarettes banned. The first episode of the popular sitcom Fawlty Towers was broadcast on BBC Two in 1975. The UK Government allows Singapore its independence in 1957. Guinness Book of Records is first published in 1955.

# 4: Peter and Gordon’s number one hit A World Without Love from 1964 was written by:

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Peter and Gordon were a British pop duo, comprising Peter Asher and Gordon Waller. They had a number one hit with their first single A World Without Love, written by McCartney but credited to Lennon - McCartney. McCartney continued to write some of Peter and Gordon's hits during the mid-sixties.

A World Without Love topped the charts in both UK and US.

# 5: Which Bob Dylan song covered by The Byrds reached number 1 in the UK in 1965?

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Mr. Tambourine Man is written and composed by Bob Dylan. He released his original version of it on his 1965 album Bringing It All Back Home. The Byrds covered the song for their first single on Columbia Records the same year. The version by the Byrds reached number 1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the UK Singles Chart, as well as being the title track of the Byrds' first album, Mr. Tambourine Man.

# 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: Marilyn Monroe stars in which of these films?

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Some Like It Hot is a 1959 American film directed by Billy Wilder. It stars Marilyn Monroe as Sugar Kowalczyk, a ukulele player and singer. Tony Curtis plays Joe (Josephine) and Jack Lemmon plays the role as Jerry (Daphne). Joe and Jerry accidentally witness the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre and are forced to run for their lives. Disguised as women and calling themselves Josephine and Daphne, the join Sweet Sue and her Society Syncopators, an all-female band headed to Miami.

Billy Wilder was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Director and Jack Lemmon was nominated in the category Best Actor. Neither won an award.

# 8: This intro is recorded by:

This is the Bobby Goldsboro version of Honey. Honey is written by Bobby Russell. He first produced it with former Kingston Trio member Bob Shane. Then he gave it to American singer Bobby Goldsboro, who recorded it for his 1968 album of the same name.

# 9: What is the title of this hit song by the Kinks?

Waterloo Sunset is a song by The Kinks. It was released as a single in 1967. It peaked at No. 2 in U.K. and at No. 4 in Australia. It failed to chart in United States.

# 10: 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.

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