Pub quiz questions

  1. Character
    Princess Aurora/Sleeping Beauty/Briar Rose
    All three names refer to the one in the Disney version of Sleeping Beauty, 1953, voiced by Mary Costa.

  2. Who reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1953 with Tenzing Norgay?
    Edmund Hillary

  3. Who had a UK top ten hit single in 1954 with 'Gilly Gilly Ossenfeffer Katzenellen Bogen by the Sea?'
    Max Bygraves

  4. Character
    Drizella Tremaine
    Ugly sister in Cinderella, 1950, voiced by Rhoda Williams

  5. On 11 September 1954, Kitty Kallen had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Little Things Mean a Lot"
    Despite scoring other hits in her native US, Kallen never achieved another hit on the UK Chart, which at this point was a mere Top 12.

  6. Which US President walked down the aisle with a three-months pregnant Nancy?
    Ronald Reagan
    March 4, 1952

  7. Name the US president
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Politics(5) 1960s(5) 1950s(5)

  8. For which football club did Bobby Charlton play most of his matches?
    Manchester United
    1950s(3) 1960s(3) 1970s(3) Sports(3) Football(3)
    1956–1973 Manchester United, 1973–1975 Preston North End, 1976 Waterford

  9. Where were the 1956 summer Olympic games held?
    Melbourne, Australia, and Stockholm, Sweden
    Sweden hosted only the equestrian events due to quarantine regulations.

  10. Who directed The Bridge on the River Kwai, and Lawrence of Arabia?
    Sir David Lean
    1957 and 1962 respectively