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?
20
28
14

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

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

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

5 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

6 of 50Name this person!

biography.com
Clark Gable
Gregory Peck
Marlon Brando

7 of 50Name this person!

cinemablend.com
Buster Keaton
Humphrey Bogart
Gregory Peck

8 of 50Name this person!

Wikimedia Commons
Richard M. Nixon
John Wayne
James Stewart

9 of 50Name this person!

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

10 of 50Name this person!

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

11 of 50Name this person!

www.eltiempo.com
Rosa Parks
Ruby Dee
Dorothy Dandridge

12 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Humphrey Bogart
Gary Cooper
Johnny Cash

13 of 50Name this person!

jambase.com
Louis Armstrong
Sidney Poitier
Chuck Berry

14 of 50Name this person!

MGM Studios
Frank Sinatra
Paul Newman
Dean Martin

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pinterest.com
Johnny Cash
Elvis Presley
Laurence Olivier

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

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

18 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

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
Elvis Presley
Taylor Swift

21 of 50Name this person!

cowboysandindiansmagazine.com
John Wayne
Marlon Brando
Buster Keaton

22 of 50Name this person!

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

23 of 50Name this person!

Warner Bros. Studio
Debbie Reynolds
Jeanne Crain
Jane Russell

24 of 50Name this person!

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

25 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Ruby Dee
Diana Dors
Lucille Ball

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
Audrey Hepburn
Shirley MacLaine
Elizabeth Taylor

30 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Audrey Hepburn
Natalie Wood
Doris Day

31 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

32 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

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 _______.
Some Like it Hot
Pretty Woman
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
Frank Sinatra
Errol Flynn
William Holden

37 of 50Name this person!

www.listal.com
Cary Grant
Richard Harris
James Dean

38 of 50Name this person!

www.biography.com
Marilyn Monroe
Grace Kelly
Elizabeth Taylor

39 of 50Name this person!

guideposts.com
James Stewart
Rock Hudson
Jack Lemmon

40 of 50Name this person!

www.google.com
Ingrid Bergman
Grace Kelly
Ava Gardner

41 of 50Name this person!

www.huffingtonpost.com
Bette Davis
Sophia Loren
Marilyn Monroe

42 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Charles Chaplin
Bing Crosby
George Reeves

43 of 50Name this person!

www.bernarddepoorter.com
Greta Garbo
Rita Hayworth
Kim Novak

44 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Julie Andrews
Doris Day
Mae West

45 of 50Name this person!

MGM
Joan Crawford
Katharine Hepburn
Rita Hayworth

46 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

47 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

48 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

49 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

50 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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