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, 2020

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 Who
The Beatles
The Beach Boys

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

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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!

Gregory Peck
Clark Gable
Marlon Brando

7 of 50Name this person!

Buster Keaton
Humphrey Bogart
Gregory Peck

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John Wayne
James Stewart
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
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Clark Gable

11 of 50Name this person!

Dorothy Dandridge
Ruby Dee
Rosa Parks

12 of 50Name this person!

johnny cash
Gary Cooper
Humphrey Bogart
Johnny Cash

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

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

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?
Neil Armstrong
Robert F. Kennedy
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!

Buster Keaton
John Wayne
Marlon Brando

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Rita Hayworth
Eva Marie Saint
Rita Hayworth
Jayne Mansfield

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

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Brigitte Bardot
Diana Dors
Joan Collins

25 of 50Name this person!

I Love Lucy
Diana Dors
Ruby Dee
Lucille Ball

26 of 50Name this person!

frank sinatra
James Stewart
Frank Sinatra
John Wayne

27 of 50Name this person!

Dorothy Dandridge
Jane Russell
Doris Day

28 of 50Name this person!

grace kelly
Brigitte Bardot
Susan Hayward
Grace Kelly

29 of 50Name this person!

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

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SC, quiz
Doris Day
Natalie Wood
Audrey Hepburn

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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 _______.
Pretty Woman
Love Me Tender
Some Like it Hot

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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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Richard Harris
Cary Grant
James Dean

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Elizabeth Taylor
Grace Kelly
Marilyn Monroe

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Rock Hudson
Jack Lemmon
James Stewart

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Ingrid Bergma
Ava Gardner
Grace Kelly
Ingrid Bergman

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

42 of 50Name this person!

golden age
Bing Crosby
George Reeves
Charles Chaplin

43 of 50Name this person!

kim novak
Rita Hayworth
Kim Novak
Greta Garbo

44 of 50Name this person!

golden age
Mae West
Julie Andrews
Doris Day

45 of 50Name this person!

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

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 Beatles
The Who

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

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

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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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