The 1960s - 2

Published: Saturday 30th September 2017
  1. What event took place on 8th August 1963 at Ledburn, Buckinghamshire?
  2. The novel "Catch-22" was first published in 1961, who was the author?
  3. Who were introduced in a Doctor Who episode in December 1963?
  4. Which country left NATO in 1966 before finally re-joining 43 years later?
  5. Which player when selected by the MCC caused the cancellation of the 1968 South African cricket tour?
  6. What city hosted the 1960 Summer Olympics?
  7. Who was sacked as drummer with The Beatles in August 1962, to be replaced by Ringo Starr?
  8. Who, in 1964 became the first black actor to win the Best Actor Oscar?
  9. For what was Muhammed Ali banned from boxing for 3 years in 1966?
  10. Which British driver became the 1962 Formula One World Champion, beating Jim Clark into second place?
  11. What name was given to Dawley New Town after an Act of Parliament in 1968?
  12. Which country declared UDI in November 1965?
  13. What event of July 20th 1969 was watched live by a then record 500 million viewers?
  14. What was the name of the yacht that Sir Francis Chichester sailed single handed around the World in 1967?
  15. Which "talking" horse made his debut on US television in 1961?
  16. Which city hosted the last two nights of The Beatles last live UK tour in 1965?
  17. What rank was Elvis Presley when he was discharged from the US Army in March 1960?
  18. Which team won the FA Cup for the first time in their history in 1964, beating Preston North End in the final?
  19. Who headlined the 1969 Isle of Wight festival, his first major appearance since a motorcycle accident in 1966?
  20. Shown on BBC TV in 1966, who directed the TV play "Cathy Come Home"?
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