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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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.

# 2: Which year was the Beatles appointed Members of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen?

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June 12, 1965, The Beatles were appointed Members of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen. Even if the MBE is the humblest of the honours, it was not common to honor pop artists in the sixties.

The other British honours are (in ascending order) the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire), CBE (Commander of the etc), with the highest honours being KBE (Knight) for men or DBE (Dame) for women.

# 3: Which year did Cliff Richard and The Shadows top the charts in U.K. with Please Don’t Tease?

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Please Don't Tease is a 1960 hit by Cliff Richard and the Shadows. The song became their third No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart.

# 4: Which happened in the sixties?

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The television series The Forsyte Saga is shown on BBC2 in 1967. The Queen opens the extension of London Underground's Piccadilly line in 1977. Harold Macmillan succeeds Anthony Eden as Prime Minister in 1957. Saint Lucia becomes independent of the United Kingdom in 1979.

# 5: 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.

# 6: Roger Daltrey was the lead singer of which 1960s band?

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Roger Daltrey is the lead singer of the English rock band The Who. Daltrey has also released eight solo albums.

# 7: 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.

# 8: What is the original title of the Moody Blues debut album from 1965?

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The Magnificent Moodies is the 1965 debut album by The Moody Blues. For the US release, the album was renamed to Go Now - The Moody Blues #1. In 1970, the album was re-released in US as In The Beginning. The original album did not chart in UK or US.

# 9: 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.

# 10: 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.

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