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 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.

# 2: Who plays the Bond girl Pussy Galore in Goldfinger (1964)?

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Honor Blackman is a British actress. She plays the Bond girl Pussy Galore in Goldfinger (1964). In the film, she is Goldfinger's personal pilot, and runs Pussy Galore's Flying Circus.

# 3: 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.

# 4: The lines Looks like nothin’s gonna change / Everything seems to stay the same are from which song?

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(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay is a song co-written by soul singer Otis Redding and guitarist Steve Cropper. It was recorded by Redding twice in 1967, including once just days before his death in a plane crash.

# 5: According to the Beatles, the girl of Rocky Raccoon’s fancy called herself:

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Rocky Raccoon lyrics:
His rival it seems, had broken his dreams
By stealing the girl of his fancy
Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil
But everyone knew her as Nancy

# 6: What is the name of the group?

Pleasant Valley Sunday was written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, and recorded by The Monkees in 1967. It peaked at No. 2 in Canada, No. 3 in United States, No. 10 in Australia, and No. 11 in United Kingdom.

# 7: 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).

# 8: 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.

# 9: Who plays the leading role as Gloria Wandrous in BUtterfield 8 (1960)?

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BUtterfield 8 is a 1960 drama film directed by Daniel Mann. The film stars Elizabeth Taylor and Laurence Harvey. Elizabeth Taylor was 28 years old and won her first Academy Award in the category Best Actress in a leading role.

The capitalized 'B' and 'U' in the title derives from the pattern of old telephone exchange names in the United States and Canada.

# 10: 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.

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