Pub quiz questions

  1. What was the name of the train robber who was the main subject of the film Buster, starring Phil Collins?
    Ronald Edwards
    Train robbery in 1963, film in 1988

  2. American singer/actress who won Best Actress Oscar in 1969 for "Funny Girl"
    Barbra Streisand

  3. What year was Prince Edward born?
    1964
    Royalty(5) 1960s(5)

  4. Which soul diva had a UK top ten hit in 1968 with 'I Say a Little Prayer?'
    Aretha Franklin

  5. Which controversial bill, sponsored by MP David Steel, was passed in 1967 and came into force in 1968?
    The Abortion Act (1967)

  6. With which Brazilian football club did Pelé spend the majority of his career?
    Santos
    Sports(4) Football(4) 1970s(4) 1960s(4) 1950s(4)
    1956–1974

  7. What first made Olympic history in the 1968 Mexico City 100m final, in addition to Jim Hine's sub-ten-second record?
    First all-black final

  8. What bird gave its name to the lunar module which took Neil Armstrong to the surface of the moon?
    Eagle
    Nature(2) Space(1) 1960s(1) Biology(2)
    1969

  9. How old was Marylin Monroe when she died?
    36 (June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962)

  10. On 11 October 1969, Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Je t'aime... moi non plus"
    The song was banned by the BBC, which is believed to be a major factor in the song's success. Serge Gainsbourg, a controversial French singer and director, scored his only UK chart success with this song. He was the first non UK/US one-hit wonder.