The Year 1961
What happened in 1961? 10 Questions.
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Who was appointed the 100th Archbishop of Canterbury in June 1961?
What was discovered near Chichester, Sussex, in August 1961?
Viking long boat
Who won the Ladies' Singles Championships at Wimbledon in July 1961?
Billy Jean King
Which spy was given a 42-year jail sentence following his trial at the Old Bailey in 1961?
London's West End saw the arrival of satirical humour with the production of 'Beyond the Fringe'. Which pair were not part of the original line-up?
Alan Bennet and Jonathan Miller
David Frost and John Cleese
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
In April 1961 it was announced, in Paris, that Britain had applied to join which institution?
Which island received its independence from the UK in October 1961?
What became available on the NHS in December 1961?
Oral contraceptive pill
What did Rudolf Nureyev do whilst in Paris with the Kirov Ballet in June 1961?
Broke his leg
Requested political asylum
In August 1961 construction started on which controversial structure?
Sydney Opera House
Royal Festival Hall
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