Key Events Of The 1960's Era

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This quiz provides the most important events in the 1960's Era! Do you think you have what it takes?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What event happened in January of 1961?
    • A. 

      John F. Kennedy was sworn in as the 35th President of the USA.

    • B. 

      Humphrey Bogart got another academy award.

    • C. 

      John Glenn walked on the moon.

    • D. 

      Sesame Street premiered for the first time.

  • 2. 
    Which events all occured in 1969?
    • A. 

      Buzz Aldrin and the Apollo 11 crew landed on the moon, Scooby-Doo and Sesame Street children's television shows premiered, Ohio State beats USC in the Rose Bowl to win the national championship title for the 1968 season, Super Bowl III with New York versus Baltimore, etc.

    • B. 

      The Beatles premiered with their first song, the Hippie movement began, Elvis sang his number one hit at the Kodak Theater, etc.

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt died, Queen Elizabeth of England gave her speech in London, Dorothy Dandridge got her first academy award, etc.

    • D. 

      Dancing with the Stars premiered, John Glenn was born, Tiger Woods was born, etc.

  • 3. 
    Which one of these mainstream acts by younger adults/kids/teenagers became popular in 1965, during the summer of love and haight?
    • A. 

      The Hippies

    • B. 

      The Beatniks

    • C. 

      Starting fires

    • D. 

      Messing up cars

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the "colored" Barbie doll that was said to be the first African American Barbie that was introduced in 1967?
    • A. 

      Colored Francie

    • B. 

      Kristie

    • C. 

      Ginger

    • D. 

      Skipper

    • E. 

      Georgia

  • 5. 
    What year did Carol Shelby introduce his Shelby Ford Mustang?
    • A. 

      1964

    • B. 

      1966

    • C. 

      1969

    • D. 

      1965

  • 6. 
    Which two popular shows inspired Fred Silverman, CEO of CBS Daytime Television in the 60's to produce the popular kids tv show, Scooby Doo?
    • A. 

      I Love a Mystery, (1940's radio show), and The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, (early 1960's show)

    • B. 

      Sesame Street and Barbie

    • C. 

      Marmaduke and Jonny Quest

    • D. 

      Penelope Pitstop and Josie and the Pussycats

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