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UK Number Ones From The Fifties Quiz

Ah, memories - one for the oldies among us methinks! 10 Questions.

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Lita Roza had a famous number one in April 1953 that is still sung today, what was it?

  • Mad dogs and Englishmen
  • Who let the dogs out
  • How much is that doggy in the window
  • Puppy Love

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"Secret Love" was a number one by which star in 1954?

  • Anne Shelton
  • Ruby Murray
  • Vera Lynn
  • Doris Day

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Which singer and personality, still going strong today had two number one hits, "Unchained Melody" and "Man from Laramie" in 1955?

  • Guy Mitchell
  • Frankie Vaughan
  • Jimmy Young
  • Frankie Laine

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One of my favourite songs ever was number one for Tennesse Ernie Ford in 1956, what was the title?

  • Memories are made of this
  • Sixteen Tons
  • Rock around the Clock
  • Just Walkin' in the rain

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"Singing the Blues" was a number one for two different artists in 1957, Guy Mitchell was one, who was the other?

  • Frankie Laine
  • Tommy Steele
  • Johnnie Ray
  • Lonnie Donegan

Question 6 Photo

Which lady had a number one with "Who's sorry now" in 1958?

  • Doris Day
  • Anne Shelton
  • Rosemary Clooney
  • Connie Francis

Question 7 Photo

"Great Balls of Fire" was number one for which singer in 1958?

  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Elvis Presley
  • Buddy Holly
  • Cliff Richard

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Adam Faith had his first number one in 1959, what was the title?

  • What do you want to make those eyes at me for
  • What do you want
  • Why
  • Poor me

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What was Elvis's first number one hit in the UK in 1957?

  • Heartbreak Hotel
  • All shook up
  • Blue suede shoes
  • Hound dog

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Another favourite to end with, Doris Day was in the number one spot for six weeks with this song in 1956, what was it?

  • This old house
  • Little things mean a lot
  • Carolina Moon
  • Whatever will be will be