Pub quiz questions

  1. In which year was the last judicial hanging in Britain?
    1964
    1960s(4) Crime(6)
    Both Peter Anthony Allen and Gwynne Owen Evans on the same day for the murder of John Alan West.

  2. Which Cheshire industrial town on the Manchester Ship Canal was designated a new town in 1964?
    Runcorn
    1960s(5)

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

  4. Show
    Stingray
    1964-1965

  5. Name the US president
    Richard Nixon
    Politics(6) 1960s(5) 1970s(5)

  6. What was suspended in Britain in 1965 and finally banned in 1969?
    Capital Punishment

  7. Who won the men's 800m and 1500m in the 1964 Olympics?
    Peter Snell

  8. What was purportedly filmed at Bluff Creek, California in 1967?
    Bigfoot

  9. Which Belfast-born musician became principal flautist with the Berlin Philharmonic in 1967?
    James Galway

  10. Who wrote Fahrenheit 451 and I Sing the Body Electric?
    Ray Bradbury
    Published 1953 and 1969 respectively