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The Ultimate 60s Tv & Film Quiz

Think you know something about TV & Film in the 60s era? Think Film stars, beloved TV series’ and their actors, hit movies and 60s TV game shows for inspiration to ace our free 1960s TV & Film quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather around for some nostalgic quizzing.

Round 1

1 – Which 1964 Disney film did Julie Andrews star in?

2 – Who voiced Bagheera in the 1967 Disney movie?

3 – The 1963 movie The Great Escape is based on which prison camp?

4 – Oliver is a 1968 British period musical drama film based on a novel from which famous writer?

5 – Name the first James Bond film that was released in 1963?

6 – The 1969 film ‘Hello Dolly’ won how many academy awards?

7 – Which 1965 film is the re-telling of the Biblical account of Jesus?

8 – What 1961 movie stars Elvis Presley as Chad Gates?

9 – Which 1962 film is based on the true story of Anne Sullivan?

10 – Which actors played Bonnie & Clyde in the 1967 film?

Round 2

1 – In which year did ‘On The Buses’ begin?

2 – Name the three daughters in the 1963 ‘Petticoat Junction’ tv show?

3 – Which 1962 series was the first show ever broadcast in colour on the ABC network?

4 – What was the first dramatic TV series to star a Black man in 1965?

5 – What was the name of the gang ‘Top Cat’ was the leader of in the 1961 animated series?

6 – In the 1960 series ‘Popeye the sailor’ who is Popeye fighting for Olive oils heart?

7 – What was the trademark catchphrase for The Porky Pig Show in 1964?

8 – What was the first British television series to appear in colour in 1964?

9 -‘Hawaii Five-O’ was the longest-running police procedural in television history how many years was it on air?

10 – What colour were the 1969 ‘Clangers’?

Round 3

1 – Which 1961 Disney film involves lost puppies?

2 – Which actress plays Pollyanna in the 1960 film?

3 – Which 1965 movie features Leslie & the despicable Professor Fate in a car race from New York to Paris?

4 – Which character does Benny Hill portray in the 1969 movie Italian Job?

5 – Which animated sitcom takes place in the stone age?

6 – In which year did ‘University Challenge’ first air?

7 – What is the name of the British science fiction television programme containing Daleks?

8 – What TV show was recognised in the Guinness World Records in 2015 as the longest-running football television programme in the world?

9 – Which famous actress starred n the 1961 movie ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s?

10 – Name the Owl in the 1963 Disney movie “The Sword in the Stone”?

Round 4

1 – What was the first animated television series based on a DC Comics title to hit tv in 1966?

2 – Who played James Bond in the 1964 Goldfinger?

3 – Which actor plays Burt in Mary Poppins?

4 – The Rat Patrol (1966) was an action show set during what?

5 – Who portrays Arthur ‘Boo’ Radley in the 1962 classic To Kill a Mockingbird?

6 – How many cars are featured in the 1968 series of Wacky races?

7 – A character named Paparazzo is the reason the word “paparazzi” exists from which 1960 film?

8 – Who was the star of the Dollars Trilogy?

9 – How many seasons did the 1964 sitcom Bewitched have?

10 – In which year did the quiz show ‘Jeopardy!’ begin?

Round 5

1 – Who played Norman Bates in the 1960 movie Psycho?

2 – How many academy awards did the 1962 film ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ win?

3 – What is the name of the Inspector from the 1969 “The Pink Panther Show”?

4 – How many seasons did the 1962 TV show ‘Steptoe & Son’ run on BBC?

5 – Name the Thunderbird family from the 1965 hit series?

6 – Which 60s cartoon featured the ‘Mystery Machine’?

7 – The (1964–1966) TV series of cartoons from The New Yorker was based on what family?

8 – Name the comedy duo from the 1968 ‘Morcombe and Wise’ show?

9 – Which BBC series featured men too old or ineligible for Military service?

10 – Which show that started in 1969 still uses the same Jim Henson puppets in all episodes?

 

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The Ultimate 60s Music Quiz

Think you know your stuff when it comes to the music of the swinging 60s? Think Bands, Artists, and Hit 60s bangers for inspiration to ace our free 60s Music quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some musical quizzing.

Round 1

1 – The 60s saw the beginning of what era?

2 – Which song was Elvis Presley’s last No1 on the charts in 1969?

3 – Which Rock famous artist wrote “Ballards of Love”?

4 – In which year did Woodstock happen?

5 – How many singles did Jonny Cash release in the 60s?

6 – Connie Smith’s breakthrough hit, “Once a Day” spent how many weeks at No1?

7 – What year was Dolly Parton’s debut album released?

8 – Who sang “Respect” in 1967?

9 – Which band sang “Under the Boardwalk” in 1964?

10 – Who performed and wrote the original song “Stand by me”?

Round 2

1 – How old was Patsy Cline when she passed away in 1963?

2 – In 1969 who wrote and released “Sweet Caroline”?

3 – Frank Sinatra released which album in 1962?

4 – Which English rock band formed in London in 1965?

5 – P.P Arnold began her career in 1965 as what?

6 – How many charted singles did the Kingsmen have from 1963 to 1968?

7 – What is Bob Dylan’s full name?

8 – In 1965, Tammy Wynette sang on the Country Boy Eddie Show, what was her profession at the time?

9 – Bobbie Gentry earned Grammy awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1968 for which song?

10 – “Baby Love” was performed by which girl group in 1964?

Round 3

1 – Who wrote “Crazy” sang by Patsy Cline in 1961?

2 – What was the first UK no1 of the 1960s?

3 – How many UK no1 singles did The Beatles release during the 1960s?

4 – Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ In The Wind” became a piece of protest music for?

5 – Which state were the Beach Boys founded in 1961?

6 – Which duo originally formed the Righteous Brothers?

7 – What was the biggest selling single of the 60s in the UK?

8 – What is the name of The Dixie Cups million-selling record?

9 – How long was Cilla Blacks’ “Anyone Who Had a Heart” at No1 in the UK Charts?

10 – How many members made up the band ” The Monkeees”?

Round 4

1 – “What a wonderful world” was originally released by whom in 1967?

2 – Which member of Led Zeppelin played the Guitar?

3 – Who sang “These Boots are Made for Walkin ” in 1966?

4 – How old was Stevie Wonder when “fingertips” was a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100?

5 – The 1967 movie The Graduate featured music from which American Folk Rick duo?

6 – In which year was Jimi Hendrix the world’s highest-paid rock musician?

7 – In 1961 Sam Cooke started his own record label called?

8 – In 1969 which Marvin Gaye song spent 3 weeks at No1 in the UK Charts?

9 – Which year did the Rolling Stones form?

10 – In 1963 the BBC Radio Workshop was approached by composer Ron Grainer to record a theme tune for which upcoming BBC television series?

Round 5

1 – “He ain’t too hip, about that new breed babe” is a line from which 1965 song?

2 – Which Jamaican group originally sang “The Tide is High”?

3 – Who first recorded “You keep me hangin’ on” in 1966?

4 – The Velvet Underground released “Sunday Morning” in December of which year?

5 -“Now, you know how happy I can be” is from which 1967 song?

6 – “River Deep, Moutain High” is a 1966 song by?

7 – In which year did David Bowie start his professional music career?

8 – “The only boy who could ever teach me” is from which 1969 song?

9 – “Love is a burning thing, and it makes a fiery ring” is from which 1963 song?

10 – “Then I watch ’em roll away again, yeah” is from which 1967 song?

 

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The Ultimate 1960s Genre Quiz

How much can you remember from the swinging 60s? From historical events to Fashion, TV, Music and celebrities during the decade. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some nostalgic quizzing.

Round 1 – 60s Trivia

1 – Who was president of France throughout the 60s?

2 – What was Czech republic and Slovakia better known as in the 60s?

3 – Which vaccine was released after being approved by the FDA in 1963?

4 – In 1965, Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to do what?

5 – In 1969, who was the first man to walk on the moon?

6 – In 1967, the first ever transplant of which human organ took place?

7 – The world’s first high-speed rail service began in 1964, in which country?

8 – In 1967, the first ATM was opened in which UK city?

9 – Which British fashion designer popularised the miniskirt in the late 60s?

10 – Which Country hosted and won the 1966 FIFA World Cup?

Round 2 – TV, Film & Showbiz

1 – Which hugely popular American sci-fi series debuted in 1966?

2 – Which iconic cartoonist died on 15 December 1966?

3 – Who was the very first Doctor Who in 1963?

4 – In which year did ‘Top of the Pops’ make its TV debut?

5 – Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton first met on the set of which film in 1962?

6 – Who played James Bond in ‘You Only Live Twice’?

7 – Which 1964 Disney film starred Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke?

8 – Steve McQueen played Vin in which 1960 film?

9 – Which 1838 Charles Dickens’s novel was adapted into a film starring Oliver Reed in 1968?

10 – Which actress played Samantha in the TV series ‘Bewitched’?

Round 3 – Music

1 – Who were Cherilyn Sarkisian and Salvatore Bono better known as?

2 – Which couple married in May 1967 in an eight-minute ceremony in Las Vegas?

3 – Which group sang the 1965 hit ‘My Girl’?

4 – How were The Righteous Brothers related?

5 – ‘Son of a Preacher Man’ was a 1969 hit by which singer?

6 – In 1963 an aeroplane crash claimed the lives of country music performers Cowboy Copas, Hawkshaw Hawkins and who?

7 – Which prolific US Music Festival & Arts Fair was first held on August 15th 1969?

8 – ‘Then He Kissed Me’ was a 1963 hit for which group?

9 – Who was the lead singer of The Zombies?

10 – What was the biggest selling single of the 1960s?

Round 4 – Historical Events

1 – Which US president was assassinated on Friday, November 22, 1963?

2 – The Algerian War came to a close in which year?

3 – Which UK Prime minister delivered his ‘Wind of change’ speech in 1960?

4 – Construction of the Berlin Wall started in which year?

5 – Who shot JFK?

6 – Which human rights activist was shot and killed on February 21, 1965?

7 – The Vajont dam flood in 1963 happened in which country?

8 – In 1966, Indira Gandhi became the Prime Minister of which country?

9 – The US was rocked by two huge hurricanes in the 60s, name one?

10 – James Earl Ray killed which American Baptist minister and activist in 1968?

Round 5 – True or False

1 – John F. Kennedy was assassinated in a 1967 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible – True or False?

2 – The 60s was nicknamed the ‘Swinging Sixties’ due to swing music – True or False?

3 – A civil war broke out in Nigeria in 1967 – True or False?

4 – Nigeria gained its independence from Great Britain in 1960 – True or False?

5 – The Good Friday earthquake of 1964 happened in Peru – True or False?

6 – In 1961, Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space – True or False?

7 – The Mobile phone was invented in the 60s – True or False?

8 – The Rubik’s Cube was invented in 1961 – True or False?

9 – Silicone Breast Implants were invented in 1962 – True or False?

10 – There were six Olympic Games held during the 60s – True or False?

 

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