The Year 1960
What happened in 1960? 10 Questions.
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In November 1960 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' by D H Lawrence was made freely available following its prosecution under the Obscene Publications Act. How much was a Penguin paperback book in 1960?
In May 1960 Princess Margaret married Antony Armstrong-Jones. Where did they get married?
St Paul's Cathedral
In December 1960, what came to an end?
Debutantes being presented at Court
Who set a new record for sailing across the Atlantic in July 1960?
In March 1960, plans are announced for what?
Thames flood barrier
A new bridge across the Thames
A clean-up operation for the Thames
Where did Europe's first moving pavement, the 'Travelator' come into service in September 1960?
Bank station, London
Porte de Vincennes, Paris
Staz Termini, Rome
In January 1960 construction began on the Aswan High Dam in Egypt. Who was Egypt's President at this time?
What was the venue for the VIII Winter Olympics in February 1960?
St Moritz, Switzerland
Squaw Valley, California
In November 1960 John F Kennedy beat Richard Nixon in the Presidential election in the United States. How many Presidents had there been before JFK?
What did Nikita Krushchev famously pound on the table at the UN General Assembly meeting in October 1960?
The Soviet flag
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