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1960s trivia

A mixed bag of 1960s trivia 10 Questions.

 
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Off which coast was the Torrey Canyon shipwrecked in March 1967?

  • Kent
  • Cornish
  • Norfolk
  • Lancashire

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In August 1968 Russia invaded which country?

  • Czechoslovakia
  • Romania
  • Hungary
  • Afghanistan

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In which month of 1967 did the Arab - Israeli 6 day war take place?

  • December
  • March
  • September
  • June

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In the 1964 general election Harold Wilson became Labour Prime Minister, who was the Conservative leader he defeated?

  • Edward Heath
  • Alec Douglas Home
  • Harold Macmillan
  • Rab Butler

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In February 1965 legendary footballer Sir Stanley Matthews played his final first division game, how old was he?

  • 54
  • 45
  • 50
  • 48

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What year from the 1960s is this MCMLXVl?

  • 1961
  • 1966
  • 1964
  • 1969

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In July 1969 what ceased to be legal tender in the UK?

  • Halfpenny
  • Farthing
  • 10 shilling note
  • White Five pound notes

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In November 1969 which musician returned his MBE as a protest against British involvement in the Nigerian civil war?

  • Marc Bolan
  • Donovan
  • John Lennon
  • Cliff Richard

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In August 1960 Niger gained independence from which European nation?

  • France
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom

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What did Charles Conrad & Alan Bean do in November 1969?

  • Have a No1 single in UK & US at the same time
  • Win the US Tennis Mens Doubles
  • Perform the first Kidney transplant
  • Become 3rd & 4th men to walk on the Moon

 

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