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

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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?
28
14
20

2 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

3 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

4 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

5 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

6 of 50Name this person!

biography.com
Clark Gable
Marlon Brando
Gregory Peck

7 of 50Name this person!

cinemablend.com
Gregory Peck
Humphrey Bogart
Buster Keaton

8 of 50Name this person!

Wikimedia Commons
James Stewart
John Wayne
Richard M. Nixon

9 of 50Name this person!

www.google.com
Malcolm X
Sidney Poitier
Martin Luther King Jr.

10 of 50Name this person!

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

11 of 50Name this person!

www.eltiempo.com
Ruby Dee
Dorothy Dandridge
Rosa Parks

12 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Johnny Cash
Gary Cooper
Humphrey Bogart

13 of 50Name this person!

jambase.com
Louis Armstrong
Chuck Berry
Sidney Poitier

14 of 50Name this person!

MGM Studios
Dean Martin
Paul Newman
Frank Sinatra

15 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Laurence Olivier
Elvis Presley
Johnny Cash

16 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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.
Long
Cold
Hot

18 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

19 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

20 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

21 of 50Name this person!

cowboysandindiansmagazine.com
Marlon Brando
Buster Keaton
John Wayne

22 of 50Name this person!

www.google.com
Jayne Mansfield
Eva Marie Saint
Rita Hayworth

23 of 50Name this person!

Warner Bros. Studio
Jane Russell
Debbie Reynolds
Jeanne Crain

24 of 50Name this person!

www.independent.co.uk
Brigitte Bardot
Joan Collins
Diana Dors

25 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Lucille Ball
Diana Dors
Ruby Dee

26 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
James Stewart
John Wayne
Frank Sinatra

27 of 50Name this person!

www.dorisdaytribute.com
Doris Day
Jane Russell
Dorothy Dandridge

28 of 50Name this person!

www.google.com
Susan Hayward
Brigitte Bardot
Grace Kelly

29 of 50Name this person!

MGM Studios
Elizabeth Taylor
Audrey Hepburn
Shirley MacLaine

30 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Doris Day
Audrey Hepburn
Natalie Wood

31 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

32 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

33 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

34 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

35 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

36 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
William Holden
Frank Sinatra
Errol Flynn

37 of 50Name this person!

www.listal.com
James Dean
Richard Harris
Cary Grant

38 of 50Name this person!

www.biography.com
Marilyn Monroe
Elizabeth Taylor
Grace Kelly

39 of 50Name this person!

guideposts.com
Rock Hudson
Jack Lemmon
James Stewart

40 of 50Name this person!

www.google.com
Grace Kelly
Ingrid Bergman
Ava Gardner

41 of 50Name this person!

www.huffingtonpost.com
Marilyn Monroe
Bette Davis
Sophia Loren

42 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Charles Chaplin
Bing Crosby
George Reeves

43 of 50Name this person!

www.bernarddepoorter.com
Rita Hayworth
Greta Garbo
Kim Novak

44 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Julie Andrews
Mae West
Doris Day

45 of 50Name this person!

MGM
Rita Hayworth
Joan Crawford
Katharine Hepburn

46 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

47 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

48 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

49 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

50 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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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