The 1950s 1

Published: Wednesday 17th November 2010
  1. In which year did king George VI die?
  2. Against which country did Stanley Matthews play his final England game in 1957?
  3. Who ousted President Batisia in 1959 to create the communist state of Cuba?
  4. Who were the presenters of Blue Peter when it was first launched in 1958?
  5. What was the name of the first satellite, put into space by Russia in 1957?
  6. Which soviet leader died in 1953?
  7. With whom did Sir Edmund Hillary reach the summit of Everest in 1953?
  8. Which future Doctor Who became TV's first Robin Hood in 1953?
  9. What was established by The Treaty of Rome in 1957?
  10. Which Prime Minister replaced Anthony Eden in 1957?
  11. For which film did Marlon Brando receive his "Best Actor" Oscar in 1953?
  12. In which English city did Roger Bannister break the "Four Minute Mile" in 1954?
  13. What decision by President Nasser lead to the Suez Crisis of 1956?
  14. Along which line was Korea separated at the end of the Korean War?
  15. Which conflict lead to the collapse of the French Fourth Republic?
  16. Who did Janet Leigh marry in 1951?
  17. Who was the manager of Manchester United at the time of the Munich air disaster of 1958?
  18. In which European city was the 1959 film "La Dolce Vita" set?
  19. In which country were the terrorist group the "Mau-Mau" active in the 1950s?
  20. Which magazine was founded by Hugh Hefner in 1953?
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