The 1960s

Published: Tuesday 10th May 2011
  1. In February 1962 which UK newspaper became the first to produce a colour supplement?
  2. Which famous western leader died on January 24th 1965?
  3. Debuting in US TV in January 1968, which TV series introduced Goldie Hawn to the world?
  4. Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space in April 1961, what was the name of the craft?
  5. Where were the 1964 Winter Olympics held?
  6. Who won the first ever Super bowl in January 1967?
  7. Prime Minister Harold MacMillan made his famous "Wind of Change" speech in 1960, what events did this signal?
  8. The Beatles released their first LP in March 1963, what was its title?
  9. In which year of the 1960s was the State opening of parliament first televised?
  10. Who was the first female Prime Minister of Israel in 1969?
  11. Who first danced together in the Royal Ballet's performance of "Giselle" in 1962?
  12. Which TWO musicals dominated the 37th Academy Awards in 1965 winning 13 Oscars between them, including Best Actor and Best Actress?
  13. Which famous sporting and entertainment venue opened in New York in February 1968?
  14. What unsuccessful attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro's Cuban government took place in April 1961?
  15. Who did Cassius Clay defeat in May 1964 to become the youngest ever World Heavyweight Champion?
  16. Who won the 1967 Eurovision Song Contest for the UK?
  17. What was the name of the US U2 pilot sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in the USSR for spying?
  18. ZIP codes were introduced in the US in 1963, what does ZIP stand for?
  19. Which future president was elected Governor of California in November 1966?
  20. What event was held on Max Yasgur's farm in August 1969?
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