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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: Which song by Bobby Vinton was also a minor hit for Tony Bennett in 1951, was the title for a 1986 David Lynch movie, and was featured in a Nivea commercial in the 90s?

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Blue Velvet was written in 1950 by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris. It was a minor hit with Tony Bennett in 1951. A cover by Bobby Vinton in 1963 peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Vinton's version failed to enter the British charts at the time, but a re-release in 1990 peaked at number 2 in UK, after being featured in a Nivea commercial. David Lynch used the title for his 1986 movie Blue Velvet, starring Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper and Laura Dern.

# 3: Midnight Ride is the fifth studio album by which group?

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Midnight Ride is the fifth studio album by American group Paul Revere & the Raiders. It was released by Columbia Records (CS 9308) in 1966. It peaked at #9 on U.S. Billboard 200.

# 4: Who plays the Bond girl Pussy Galore in Goldfinger (1964)?

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Honor Blackman is a British actress. She plays the Bond girl Pussy Galore in Goldfinger (1964). In the film, she is Goldfinger's personal pilot, and runs Pussy Galore's Flying Circus.

# 5: The Billboard Hot 100 officially began in 1958. Which artist or group topped the first Billboard Hot 100 chart?

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The Hot 100 Era officially began on Monday, August 4, 1958, which would be the week ending August 10. Poor Little Fool recorded by Ricky Nelson was the first number one (two weeks).

Prior to the creation of the Hot 100, Billboard published multiple singles charts each week.

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

I'm into Something Good is composed by Gerry Goffin and Carole King. The song was originally recorded by Earl-Jean in 1964, but made famous by Herman's Hermits. They recorded the song as their debut single, reaching number one in the UK Singles Chart in September 1964.

# 7: 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.

# 8: Which event happened first?

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Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space 1961. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 1963. The BBC broadcasts first episode of Doctor Who in 1963. Rolling Stone publishes its first magazine issue in 1967.

# 9: This intro is recorded by:

God Only Knows is written by Brian Wilson and Tony Asher. It was released in 1966 as the eighth track on the Beach Boys' album Pet Sounds.

# 10: 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.

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