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 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: 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: 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.

# 4: 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

# 5: The lyrics That when I tell you that I love you, oh / You’re gonna say you love me too, oh are from which Beatles song?

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The line is from I Should Have Known Better, 1964. It was included in the film and album A Hard Day's Night.

# 6: This is the cover of which famous album released in 1969?

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Led Zeppelin's debut album was titled Led Zeppelin. It was recorded in October 1968 at Olympic Studios in London and released on Atlantic Records on 12 January 1969 in the United States and 31 March in the United Kingdom. The album cover was chosen by Jimmy Page. It features a black-and-white image of the burning Hindenburg airship.

# 7: 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.

# 8: Can you name the song title from the following lyrics: Let me jump in your game.

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The song Hello, I Love You by the Doors starts:
Hello, I love you
Won't you tell me your name?
Hello, I love you
Let me jump in your game.

# 9: What was the name of the first film The Beatles made?

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A Hard Day's Night is a 1964 British film directed by Richard Lester. The film portrays several days in the lives of the Beatles. Lester is also known for his work on the Superman film series in the 1980s.

A Hard Day's Night stars John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Wilfrid Brambell plays the role as John McCartney, Paul McCartney's Grandfather. Pattie Boyd, Prudence Bury, and Phil Collins appear in uncredited roles.

# 10: 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.

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