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

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

3 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

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

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
Marlon Brando
Clark Gable
Gregory Peck

7 of 50Name this person!

cinemablend.com
Buster Keaton
Humphrey Bogart
Gregory Peck

8 of 50Name this person!

Wikimedia Commons
John Wayne
James Stewart
Richard M. Nixon

9 of 50Name this person!

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

10 of 50Name this person!

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

11 of 50Name this person!

www.eltiempo.com
Ruby Dee
Rosa Parks
Dorothy Dandridge

12 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Gary Cooper
Johnny Cash
Humphrey Bogart

13 of 50Name this person!

jambase.com
Chuck Berry
Louis Armstrong
Sidney Poitier

14 of 50Name this person!

MGM Studios
Frank Sinatra
Dean Martin
Paul Newman

15 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Johnny Cash
Laurence Olivier
Elvis Presley

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
Lance Armstrong
Neil Armstrong

19 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

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

21 of 50Name this person!

cowboysandindiansmagazine.com
Buster Keaton
John Wayne
Marlon Brando

22 of 50Name this person!

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

23 of 50Name this person!

Warner Bros. Studio
Jeanne Crain
Jane Russell
Debbie Reynolds

24 of 50Name this person!

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

25 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Diana Dors
Ruby Dee
Lucille Ball

26 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
James Stewart
Frank Sinatra
John Wayne

27 of 50Name this person!

www.dorisdaytribute.com
Doris Day
Dorothy Dandridge
Jane Russell

28 of 50Name this person!

www.google.com
Grace Kelly
Brigitte Bardot
Susan Hayward

29 of 50Name this person!

MGM Studios
Audrey Hepburn
Elizabeth Taylor
Shirley MacLaine

30 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Doris Day
Natalie Wood
Audrey Hepburn

31 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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

32 of 50Pick the correct answer!

Who was the family in the movie, "The Sound of Music"?
Brady
Lewis
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?
Beatlemania
Beatleworld
Beatlefrenzy

36 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Errol Flynn
Frank Sinatra
William Holden

37 of 50Name this person!

www.listal.com
Richard Harris
Cary Grant
James Dean

38 of 50Name this person!

www.biography.com
Grace Kelly
Elizabeth Taylor
Marilyn Monroe

39 of 50Name this person!

guideposts.com
Jack Lemmon
Rock Hudson
James Stewart

40 of 50Name this person!

www.google.com
Grace Kelly
Ava Gardner
Ingrid Bergman

41 of 50Name this person!

www.huffingtonpost.com
Sophia Loren
Marilyn Monroe
Bette Davis

42 of 50Name this person!

pinterest.com
Charles Chaplin
George Reeves
Bing Crosby

43 of 50Name this person!

www.bernarddepoorter.com
Kim Novak
Rita Hayworth
Greta Garbo

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 Beatles
The Who
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?
1925 - 1935
1996 - 2005
1946 -1964

50 of 50Pick the correct answer!

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