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: The lyrics Still a man hears what he wants to hear – and disregards the rest were made famous by:

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The song The Boxer by Simon and Garfunkel starts:
I am just a poor boy
Though my story's seldom told
I have squandered my resistance
For a pocket full of mumbles, such are promises
All lies and jests
Still a man hears what he wants to hear
And disregards the rest.

# 2: 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.

# 3: Disney’s One Hundred and One Dalmatians premiered what year?

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One Hundred and One Dalmatians, often abbreviated as 101 Dalmatians, is a 1961 film produced by Walt Disney. It was released in US January 25, 1961.

The story is based on the novel by Dodie Smith.

# 4: Which album came first?

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Elvis Presley topped the U.S. chart with Elvis Is Back in 1960. Please Please Me with The Beatles was released in 1963. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan was also release in 1963 and topped the charts in 1965. A Girl Called Dusty and Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. were released in 1964.

# 5: 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.

# 6: All of these songs are officially written and composed by Lennon-McCartney, except:

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All of these songs are from Beatles For Sale and officially written and composed by Lennon-McCartney except Words of Love, which is written and composed by Buddy Holly.

# 7: 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.

# 8: 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.

# 9: Australian athlete Rod Laver was active in which sport?

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Rod Laver, also known as the Rocket, is till considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He is one of the most famous athletes of the 1960s.

# 10: 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.

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