Pub quiz questions

  1. Which President installed the putting green at the White House?
    Dwight Eisenhower
    1954

  2. Character
    (Princess) Cinderella
    Cinderella, 1950, voiced by Ilene Woods

  3. How many novels are there in C.P.Snow's Strangers and Brothers series?
    Eleven
    Literature(6) 1940s(6) 1950s(6) 1970s(6) 1960s(6)
    1940 through 1970

  4. Of which German orchestra was Herbert Von Karajan musical director from 1955 to 1989?
    Berlin Philharmonic

  5. Where were the 1952 summer Olympic games held?
    Helsinki, Finland

  6. Who was the first (and as of 2012 the only) British jockey to be knighted?
    Sir Gordon Richards
    Sports(6) 1950s(6)
    1953

  7. Character
    Captain Hook
    Peter Pan, 1953, voiced by Hans Conried

  8. What might you now use to fix on a cup handle that Dr Harry Coover discovered in 1952 and rejected because it was too sticky?
    Superglue
    Science(5) 1950s(5)

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

  10. Why were the two eldest two Osmond siblings never in the band?
    George and Thomas Osmond were both born deaf
    Started 1958