Pub quiz questions

  1. Which British actor starred in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning?
    Albert Finney
    1960

  2. Which Tony, in 1969, became the first British golfer to win the Open for 18 years?
    Tony Jacklin
    Sports(4) Golf(4) 1960s(4)

  3. On which T.E. Lawrence book was the 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia based on?
    The Seven Pillars of Wisdom
    Published 1922

  4. Which Canadian poet, novelist and singer-songwriter wrote Flowers for Hitler and Beautiful Losers?
    Leonard Cohen
    Published 1964 and 1966 respectively

  5. 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.

  6. Which US President's assassination put an end to his negotiations for a joint USA/USSR space programme with Nikita Khrushchev?
    John F Kennedy's
    Assassinated 1963

  7. Which barefoot sixties singer was born Sandra Goodrich?
    Sandy Shaw

  8. What gave a boost to Libya's standard of living in the 1960s?
    The discovery of oil

  9. Which female stars of the 1960s version of the Avengers won a special award in the 2000 BAFTAs?
    Honor Blackman, Joanna Lumley, Diana Rigg, Linda Thorson

  10. Which Japanese island was captured by the US in 1945 and returned in 1968?
    Iwo Jima
    Politics(6) 1960s(6) 1940s(6)