Quiz: Do You Remember All These Events That Happened In The 50s, 60s & 70s?

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How well do you know about​ past events and people? Can you remember all of these historical events and people?

 Mar 10, 2020

1 of 30In 1950...

The _______ War began when one Communist country invaded it's bordering neighbor.
Korean
Cold
Vietnam

2 of 30In 1951...

Disney's animated film _____ featuring the Cheshire Cat was released in 1951.
Alice in Wonderland
Cinderella
Beauty and the Beast

3 of 30In 1952...

The English version of _____'s "The Diary of a Young Girl" was published in 1952.
Helen Keller
Anne Frank
Shirley Temple

4 of 30In 1953...

Which royal was coronated as Britain's head of state in 1953?
Marie Antoinette
Princess Diana
Queen Elizabeth II

5 of 30In 1954...

Which landmark Supreme Court case ended racial segregation in public schools in 1954?
Loving v. Virginia
Roe v. Wade
Brown v. Board of Education

6 of 30In 1955...

Which American civil rights leader refused to give up her seat in 1955?
Maya Angelou
Rosa Parks
Harriet Tubman

7 of 30In 1956...

Which actress married Prince Ranier of Monaco in 1956?
Grace Kelly
Marilyn Monroe
Audrey Hepburn

8 of 30In 1957...

What was the name of Russia's first artificial satellite that was launched in 1957?
Sputnik 1
Vladmir I
Putin I

9 of 30In 1958...

Which popular entertainer known as the King of Rock and Roll was inducted into the US army in 1958?
Johnny Cash
Paul McCartney
Elvis Presley

10 of 30In 1959...

Which Communist leader came to power after the Cuban Revolution in 1959?
Adolf Hitler
Benito Mussolini
Fidel Castro

11 of 30In 1960...

Who did John F. Kennedy defeat in the US Presidential election in 1960?
Abraham Lincoln
Bill Clinton
Richard Nixon

12 of 30In 1961...

Construction of what divisive German landmark began in 1961?
Alexanderplatz
Berlin Wall
Hohenschwangau Castle

13 of 30In 1962...

The _____ involved a stand-off between the U.S. and the USSR that nearly ended in nuclear war in 1962.
Revolutionary War
Vietnam War
Cuban Missile Crisis

14 of 30In 1963...

U.S. President _____ was assassinated in 1963.
John F. Kennedy
Gerald Ford
Ronald Reagan

15 of 30In 1964...

Which South African leader was sentenced to life in prison in 1964?
Mahatma Gandhi
Martin Luther King Jr.
Nelson Mandela

16 of 30In 1965...

The Voting Rights Act, guaranteeing _____ the right to vote became law in 1965.
African Americans
children
prisoners

17 of 30In 1966...

The black liberation political organization _____ was formed in 1966.
Brown Bears
White Tigers
Black Panthers

18 of 30In 1967...

In 1967, what band released an album entitled Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band?
Queen
The Rolling Stones
The Beatles

19 of 30In 1968...

Civil Rights leader _____ was assassinated in 1968.
Rosa Parks
Malcom X
Martin Luther King Jr.

20 of 30In 1969...

Who become the first man to set foot on the moon in 1969?
Sally Ride
Neil Armstrong
Buzz Lightyear

21 of 30In 1970...

In 1970, what space mission to the moon was abandoned after mechanical issues?
Neptune 9
Jupiter 1
Apollo 13

22 of 30In 1971...

The voting age in the US was lowered to _____ in 1971 when the 26th Amendment was added to the US Constitution.
18
15
25

23 of 30In 1972...

In 1972, White House operatives were arrested for burglarizing DNC offices during Nixon's presidency, which became known as _____.
The Watergate Scandal
The Seventies Scandal
The Snowden Scandal

24 of 30In 1973...

What was the name of the 1973 Supreme Court case that declared abortion to be a constitutional right?
Loving vs. Virginia
Roe v. Wade
Moms v. America

25 of 30In 1974...

The Sears Tower in what U.S. city became the world's tallest building in 1974?
Chicago, Illinois
Cleveland, Ohio
Kansas City, Missouri

26 of 30In 1975...

What war ended in 1975?
World War II
Vietnam War
World War I

27 of 30In 1976...

What computer company was formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976?
Orange
Apple
Banana

28 of 30In 1977...

The first _____ film written and directed by George Lucas premiered in 1977.
Star Wars
Harry Potter
Lord of the Rings

29 of 30In 1978...

The musical _____ starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John premiered in 1978.
Rent
Hairspray
Grease

30 of 30In 1979...

What woman was first elected Prime Minister in the United Kingdom in 1979?
Margaret Thatcher
Hillary Clinton
Nancy Pelosi
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