Pub quiz questions

  1. Which anti-trade union US President was a former head of the Screen Actors Guild?
    Ronald Reagan
    1947 to 1952 and in 1959

  2. Which British composer wrote A Child of Our Time and The Ice Break?
    Sir Michael Tipett
    Child of Our time written between 1939 and 1941, Ice Break first produced 1977

  3. The 1957 song 'Butterfly' was the only number one hit for which recording artist?
    Andy Williams

  4. Character
    Lady Tremaine
    Wicked stepmother in Cinderella, 1950, voiced by Eleanor Audley

  5. Which South African golfer became the youngest winner of the British Open in 1959?
    Gary Player
    Sports(8) Golf(6) 1950s(8)

  6. Which 1954 film won Marlon Brando his first "Best Actor" award?
    On the waterfront

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

  8. Who was the last woman to be executed in Britain?
    Ruth Ellis
    History(4) 1950s(4) Crime(4)
    13 July 1955

  9. Character
    Fairy Godmother
    Cinderella, 1950 Voiced by Verna Felton

  10. Which company, starting with X, produced the first one-piece plain paper photocopier in 1959?
    Xerox
    1950s(2) Science(2)