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# 1: This song, recorded by Tommy Roe and written by Roe and Freddy Weller, became a number one hit in 1969:

Dizzy is a number one hit originally recorded by Tommy Roe. It topped the Billboard Hot from the week ending March 15 until April 5 in 1969. The song also topped the charts in Canada and U.K.

# 2: This a detail from a 60s music album recorded by:

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Goodbye (also called Goodbye Cream) is the final studio album by Cream. It was released after Cream disbanded in November 1968. The album reached No. 1 in the United Kingdom and No. 2 in the United States.

# 3: This is a detail from movie poster. What is the name of the film?

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Ice Station Zebra is a 1968 film directed by John Sturges, starring Rock Hudson, Patrick McGoohan, Ernest Borgnine, and Jim Brown.

# 4: What are the opening lyrics for Bob Dylan’s Like A Rolling Stone?

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The song Like A Rolling Stonestarts:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you?
People'd call, say, Beware doll, you're bound to fall
You thought they were all kiddin' you
You used to laugh about
Everybody that was hangin' out...

# 5: What is the name of this TV show?

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Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom. It aired for three seasons from 1964 to 1967. The cast included Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Jr., Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer, Russell Johnson, Tina Louise, and Dawn Wells.

# 6: Which band had a hit with Bits and Pieces in 1964?

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Bits and Pieces is a 1964 hit by The Dave Clark Five. The single reached number two in the UK and number four in the US.

# 7: Who plays the role as Colonel Robert E. Hogan in the TV series Hogan’s Heroes?

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Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom set in a German prisoner of war camp during World War II. It ran for 168 episodes from September 17, 1965, to April 4, 1971. Bob Crane starred as Colonel Robert E. Hogan.

# 8: The following songs were all nominated for an Academy Award at the 39th Academy Awards (1967). Which song won the Award?

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Born Free is composed by John Barry and the lyrics is written by Don Black. It is featured in the 1966 film of the same name and won an Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 39th Academy Awards in 1967. Matt Monro recorded the song for the film's soundtrack and it became his signature tune for the remainder of his career.

Roger Williams reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Adult contemporary chart with his version of the song. In the UK, the song did not chart until Vic Reeves released the song as a single. It peaked at number six on the UK Singles Chart in 1991.

# 9: At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Bob Beamon broke the world record in which event?

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Bob Beamon's world-record jump at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City has been named as one of the five greatest sports achievements of the 20th century. He jumped 8.90 m, which was 55 cm more than the existing record.

# 10: In 1969, Phil Esposito was awarded for being the leading scorer during the regular season. In which sport?

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Phil Esposito is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played 18 seasons in NHL for the Chicago Black Hawks, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers. In 1969, he received the Art Ross Memorial Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer during the regular season. He was also awarded Hart Memorial Trophy for the NHL's most valuable player.

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