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The Year 1957

What happened in 1957? 10 Questions.

 
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1

What did the Post Office introduce in January 1957?

  • TV detector vans
  • Second class mail
  • Self service Post Offices

2

Prince Charles started prep school in 1957. Where was it?

  • Norfolk
  • Knightsbridge
  • Windsor

3

In February, 1957, an American rock star gave his first UK tour. Who was it?

  • Elvis Presley
  • Bill Haley
  • Jerry Lee Lewis

4

The Gold Coast achieved independence from Britain. What was its new name?

  • Senegal
  • Malawi
  • Ghana

5

Anthony Eden was replaced as Prime Minister. Who succeeded him?

  • Edward Heath
  • Harold Macmillan
  • Harold Wilson

6

Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1957?

  • Marlon Brando
  • James Dean
  • Yul Brynner

7

Which bridge was opened to traffic in November 1957?

  • Mackinac Bridge
  • Severn Bridge
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge

8

The film,'The Bridge on the River Kwai', opened in the UK in October 1957. Who was the director of this film?

  • David Lean
  • Carol Reed
  • Lewis Gilbert

9

Where did The Queen go in October 1957, making it the first such visit by a British monarch?

  • The White House, Washington DC
  • The Kremlin, Moscow
  • The Vatican, Vatican City

10

Finally, in November 1957, what did the Post Office announce plans to introduce?

  • postal orders
  • Postal codes
  • second class post

 

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