The Year 1959
What happened in 1959? 10 Questions.
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Which British world champion racing driver was killed in a car crash at Guildford in January 1959?
In January 1959, what proportion of Britons had television sets?
In February 1959 a state of emergency was declared in which British colony?
The M1 was opened to traffic in 1959. Who officiated at the opening ceremony?
The 'Mini' car went on sale in August 1959. Including purchase tax, what was the top price of this revolutionary car?
Which record label was founded in America in January 1959?
Pye International Records
Walt Disney Records
Which football team won the 1959 FA Cup Final?
In August 1959 Hawaii was admitted as the 50th US state. What is the state capital of Hawaii?
What appeared on British bank notes for the first time in November 1959?
The Queen's head
The Union Jack
In The Queen's speech at the opening of Parliament, in October 1959, independence was promised to which two British colonies?
Australia and Canada
Cyprus and Australia
Nigeria and Cyprus
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