Quiz: Only A Baby Boomer Will Know All These 1950s Female Icons

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Are you a fabulous 50s expert?

If you love the 1950s, you'll love this quiz that will put your knowledge of famous 50s actresses, singers, and icons to the test!

 Oct 13, 2019

1 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

movies/tv, marilyn monroe, gentlemen prefer blondes, .
20th Century Fox
Mae West
Thelma Ritter
Marilyn Monroe

2 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, Debbie Reynolds, Singin' In The Rain
Loew's Inc.
Elinor Donahue
Debbie Reynolds
Verna Felton

3 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

movies, the apartment, 1960, Shirley MacLaine
United Artists
Spring Byington
Shirley MacLaine
Phyllis Kirk

4 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, audrey hepburn, charade
Universal Pictures
Audrey Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
Shelley Fabares

5 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

movies, the king and i, 1956, deborah kerr, AMC
20th Century Fox
Deborah Kerr
Debbie Reynolds
Jane Russell

6 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, grace kelly, to catch a thief
Paramount Pictures
Mary Wickes
Grace Kelly
Claudette Colbert

7 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, kim novak, vertigo
Paramount Pictures
Kim Novak
Vivien Leigh
Angela Cartwright

8 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, Dorothy Dandridge, Carmen Jones
20th Century Fox
Bette Davis
Ruby Dee
Dorothy Dandridge

9 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

ruby dee, 50s female icons, movies
Paramount Pictures
Jane Wyatt
Marjorie Lord
Ruby Dee

10 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, eva marie saint, North by Northwest
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Eva Marie Saint
Marilyn Monroe
Grace Kelly

11 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

doris day, pillow talk, 50s female icons, movies
Universal-International
Doris Day
Joyce Randolph
Ginger Rogers

12 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, elizabeth taylor, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Elizabeth Taylor
Myrna Loy
Joan Davis

13 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

movies/tv, maureen o'hara, against all flags
Universal Pictures
Norma Shearer
Maureen O'Hara
Gale Storm

14 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, lucille ball, I Love Lucy
CBS
Ann Sothern
Lucille Ball
Norma Crane

15 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, joan collins, The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing
20th Century Fox
Marion Lorne
Joan Collins
Hedy Lamarr

16 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, donna reed, The Donna Reed Show
ABC
Donna Reed
Jeanne Crain
Doris Singleton

17 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

50s female icons, movies, Ava Gardner, The Barefoot Contessa
United Artists
Hattie McDaniel
Gloria Swanson
Ava Gardner

18 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

movies/tv, West Side Story, Natalie Wood
United Artists
Frances Bavier
Natalie Wood
Irene Dunne

19 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

movies, celebs, Rio Bravo, 1959, angie dickinson, Western, AMC
Warner Bros.
Angie Dickinson
Ethel Waters
Joan Fontaine

20 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

movies, celebs, winchester '73, 1950, shelley winters, Western
Universal Pictures
Shirley MacLaine
Shelley Winters
Deborah Kerr

21 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

movies, celebs, classic stars, thelma ritter, pillow talk
Universal
Joanne Woodward
Agnes Moorehead
Thelma Ritter

22 of 22Name The 50s Female Icon:

Sophia Loren, italian, 60s, movies, actress, religion, Christianity, christian, Italy, 1960s
"El Cid" via Allied Artists
Sophia Loren
Maureen O'Hara
Ava Gardner
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

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