Quiz: Is Your Memory Sharp Enough To Pass This ULTIMATE 50s Trivia Test?

lucille ball, I Love Lucy, tv

How well do you know the Fabulous Fifties?

This quiz explores all things Fifties, from actors and actress, significant events, places, popular culture, icons, and more!

 Jun 11, 2018

1 of 50Pick the correct answer!

What was the average age of a bride in the 1950s?

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What famous music festival took place in New York in 1969?
Happy Ever After

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What band was John Lennon a member of?
The Beatles
The Who
The Beach Boys

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You remember the assassinaion of which president?
William McKinley
John F. Kennedy
James A. Garfield

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How did most kids get around in the 50s?
by running
by being dropped off by their parents
by riding their bike

6 of 50Name this person!

Marlon Brando
Gregory Peck
Clark Gable

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Humphrey Bogart
Gregory Peck
Buster Keaton

8 of 50Name this person!

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James Stewart
John Wayne
Richard M. Nixon

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Martin Luther King Jr.
Malcolm X
Sidney Poitier

10 of 50Name this person!

Dwight D. Eisenhower'
Marlon Brando
Clark Gable
Dwight D. Eisenhower

11 of 50Name this person!

Ruby Dee
Rosa Parks
Dorothy Dandridge

12 of 50Name this person!

johnny cash
Johnny Cash
Gary Cooper
Humphrey Bogart

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chuck berry, rock n roll
Sidney Poitier
Chuck Berry
Louis Armstrong

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movies/tv, classic, paul newman, celebs
MGM Studios
Frank Sinatra
Paul Newman
Dean Martin

15 of 50Name this person!

elvis, culture, celebs, pop culture, Music
Elvis Presley
Laurence Olivier
Johnny Cash

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You watched the ________ show when you were growing up.
Late Night
Music Awards
Ed Sullivan

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The _______ War was between the United States and the Soviet Union.

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Who was the first man to step on the moon?
Robert F. Kennedy
Neil Armstrong
Lance Armstrong

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Which of the following countries was NOT part of the Axis Powers in WWII?

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Who released their first single song from Memphis, Tennessee?
Taylor Swift
Marlon Brando
Elvis Presley

21 of 50Name this person!

John Wayne
Marlon Brando
Buster Keaton

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Rita Hayworth
Jayne Mansfield
Eva Marie Saint
Rita Hayworth

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movies/tv, classic, celebs
Warner Bros. Studio
Jeanne Crain
Jane Russell
Debbie Reynolds

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Joan Collins
Brigitte Bardot
Diana Dors

25 of 50Name this person!

I Love Lucy
Lucille Ball
Ruby Dee
Diana Dors

26 of 50Name this person!

frank sinatra
Frank Sinatra
John Wayne
James Stewart

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Doris Day
Jane Russell
Dorothy Dandridge

28 of 50Name this person!

grace kelly
Susan Hayward
Grace Kelly
Brigitte Bardot

29 of 50Name this person!

movies/tv, elizabeth taylor, celebs
MGM Studios
Audrey Hepburn
Elizabeth Taylor
Shirley MacLaine

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SC, quiz
Audrey Hepburn
Doris Day
Natalie Wood

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"Big Girls Don't Cry" is by Frankie Valli & the _________ Seasons.

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Who was the family in the movie, "The Sound of Music"?
Von Trapp

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What was the name of the country that is now Russia?
Soviet Union

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In 1956, Elvis Presley made his film debut in _______.
Some Like it Hot
Love Me Tender
Pretty Woman

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What term was used to describe the fan frenzy surrounding the Beatles?

36 of 50Name this person!

Frank Sinatra
William Holden
Errol Flynn

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Cary Grant
Richard Harris
James Dean

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Elizabeth Taylor
Grace Kelly
Marilyn Monroe

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Jack Lemmon
James Stewart
Rock Hudson

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Ingrid Bergma
Ingrid Bergman
Ava Gardner
Grace Kelly

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Sophia Loren, movies/tv
Marilyn Monroe
Sophia Loren
Bette Davis

42 of 50Name this person!

golden age
Bing Crosby
George Reeves
Charles Chaplin

43 of 50Name this person!

kim novak
Kim Novak
Rita Hayworth
Greta Garbo

44 of 50Name this person!

golden age
Doris Day
Julie Andrews
Mae West

45 of 50Name this person!

movies/tv, a philidephia story, Katharine Hepburn
Joan Crawford
Rita Hayworth
Katharine Hepburn

46 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Which war did Eisenhower NOT want the US to intervene with?
Vietnam War
Cold War
World War II

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Who were the Fab Four from Liverpool?
The Everly Brothers
The Who
The Beatles

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Which famous pop star was drafted into the army in 1957?
John Lennon
Michael Jackson
Elvis Presley

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Between what years were baby boomers born approximately?
1946 -1964
1996 - 2005
1925 - 1935

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Why were the baby boomers given their name?
they were born when the atomic bomb was being made
the birth rate was significantly lower than past generations
because of the high birth rate post-WWII
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