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# 1: Who was the 35th President of United States from 1961 to 1963?

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.

# 2: The line I’m no schoolboy but I know what I like is from which song by the Rolling Stones?

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I'm no schoolboy but I know what I like,
You should have heard me just around midnight.

Ah brown sugar how come you taste so good
(a-ha) brown sugar, just like a young girl should.


The lyrics are from Brown Sugar. It is the opening track and lead single from their album Sticky Fingers (1971).

# 3: The number one hit The Lions Sleep Tonight (1961) is also known as:

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight was also known as Wimoweh and originally as Mbube.

# 4: 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.

# 5: Listen to the clip. What is the name of the group?

Eight Miles High is a song by the American rock band the Byrds, written by Gene Clark, Jim McGuinn (a.k.a. Roger McGuinn), and David Crosby and first released as a single on March 14, 1966.

# 6: This is the intro to a song recorded by:

Monday, Monday was the Mamas & the Papas' only number-one hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It is written by John Phillips and recorded for their 1966 album If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears.

# 7: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 34th Academy Awards (1962). Which film won the Award?

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West Side Story is a 1961 musical drama directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name. The story is inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.

The film stars Richard Beymer, George Chakiris, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn, and Natalie Wood. The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won 10, including Best Picture.

Some of the songs from the film include Somewhere, Maria, and America. None for nominated for an Award.

# 8: What 1968 hit starts with the line: See the tree, how big it’s grown?

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Honey by Bobby Goldsboro was a number one hit in U.S. and a number 2 hit on the British charts. The song starts:

See the tree, how big it's grown
But friend it hasn't been too long, it wasn't big
I laughed at her and she got mad
The first day that she planted it, was just a twig


Honey is written by Bobby Russell. He first produced it with former Kingston Trio member Bob Shane. Then he gave it to American singer Bobby Goldsboro, who recorded it for his 1968 album of the same name.

# 9: 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.

# 10: 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.

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