1950's Celebrities Quiz

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This Quiz tests your knowledge of 1950's Celebrities terms, bands and trivia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the youngest person ever to headline the Copacabana in New York?
    • A. 

      Bobby Rydell

    • B. 

      Sandra Dee

    • C. 

      Sammy Davis Jr.

    • D. 

      Doris Day

  • 2. 
    What instrument did Bobby Rydell play in a band with Frankie Avalon?
    • A. 

      Trumpet

    • B. 

      Drums

    • C. 

      Saxophone

    • D. 

      Bass

  • 3. 
    Where was Paul Anka born?
    • A. 

      Ottawa, Canada

    • B. 

      Buffalo, NY

    • C. 

      New York City

    • D. 

      Tampa, Fl

  • 4. 
    How old was Paul Anka when he recorded his first single?
    • A. 

      14 Years Old

    • B. 

      7 Years Old

    • C. 

      34 Years Old

    • D. 

      24 Years Old

  • 5. 
    What former teen idol performed on "American Idol" season three?
    • A. 

      Paul Anka

    • B. 

      Bobby Rydell

    • C. 

      Bobby Vee

    • D. 

      Bobby Vinton

  • 6. 
    Who was born Robert Thomas Velline?
    • A. 

      Bobby Vinton

    • B. 

      Bobby Vee

    • C. 

      Buddy Holly

    • D. 

      Robert Young

  • 7. 
    What is Doris Day's birth name?
    • A. 

      Dorothy Daniels

    • B. 

      Daisy Duke

    • C. 

      Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff

    • D. 

      Mary Ann Day

  • 8. 
    Who did Doris Day marry in 1951?
    • A. 

      Rock Hudson

    • B. 

      Martin Melcher

    • C. 

      Al Jorden

    • D. 

      Oscar Levant

  • 9. 
    What year was the autobiography "Doris Day: Her Own Story" released?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1975

    • C. 

      1959

    • D. 

      2009

  • 10. 
    What years did Doris Day's TV show run?
    • A. 

      1968-78

    • B. 

      1958-73

    • C. 

      1977-78

    • D. 

      1964-69

  • 11. 
    What is Elizabeth Taylor's middle name?
    • A. 

      Princess

    • B. 

      Rosebud

    • C. 

      Rosemond

    • D. 

      Ruth

  • 12. 
    Who was Liz Taylor's first husband?
    • A. 

      Mike Todd

    • B. 

      Richard Burton

    • C. 

      Conrad Hilton Jr.

    • D. 

      Eddie Fisher

  • 13. 
    Who was Elizabeth Taylor married to the longest?
    • A. 

      Eddie Fisher

    • B. 

      John Warner

    • C. 

      Larry Fortensky

    • D. 

      Richard Burton

  • 14. 
    How old was Liz Taylor when she appeared in her first movie?
    • A. 

      Twelve

    • B. 

      Nine

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Twenty-One

  • 15. 
    Where did Liz Taylor marry construction worker Larry Fortensky?
    • A. 

      Pittsburgh

    • B. 

      Vegas Chapel

    • C. 

      Neverland Ranch

    • D. 

      Paris

  • 16. 
    Whose autobiography is titled "Who's Sorry Now?"?
    • A. 

      Connie Francis

    • B. 

      Doris Day

    • C. 

      Sandra Dee

    • D. 

      Petula Clark

  • 17. 
    What actress was born in Bayonne, New Jersey in 1942?
    • A. 

      Mary Tyler Moore

    • B. 

      Sandra Dee

    • C. 

      Doris Day

    • D. 

      Connie Stevens

  • 18. 
    What is former teen idol Tab Hunter's birth name?
    • A. 

      Arthur Hunter

    • B. 

      Allan Glaser

    • C. 

      John Johnson

    • D. 

      Arthur Kelm

  • 19. 
    Who had a #1 hit record with a cover of the song "Young Love"?
    • A. 

      Tab Hunter

    • B. 

      Paul Anka

    • C. 

      Bobby Rydell

    • D. 

      Bobby Vee

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Killed In Vietnam

    • B. 

      Won Pulitzer Prize

    • C. 

      Won Olympic Gold

    • D. 

      Robbed Banks

  • 21. 
    How old was Natalie Wood when she died?
    • A. 

      49 Years Old

    • B. 

      33 Years Old

    • C. 

      53 Years Old

    • D. 

      43 Years Old

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Shirley Temple

    • B. 

      Natalie Wood

    • C. 

      Sophia Loren

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Taylor

  • 23. 
    What university did Howard Hughes drop out of?
    • A. 

      Harvard

    • B. 

      Ohio State

    • C. 

      Rice University

    • D. 

      UCLA

  • 24. 
    What U.S. President honored Gregory Peck with the Presidential Medal of Freedom?
    • A. 

      John Kennedy

    • B. 

      Richard Nixon

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • D. 

      Lyndon Johnson

  • 25. 
    What was Sophia Loren's nickname as a child?
    • A. 

      Peanut

    • B. 

      Toothpick

    • C. 

      Killer

    • D. 

      Four Eyes