Pub quiz questions

  1. Which former Special Constable committed the murders that Timothy Evans hung for?
    John Christie
    1950s(6) 1940s(6) Crime(6)
    Murders between 1943-1953, Evans hanged for two in 1949 in 1950, Christie hanged in 1953

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

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

  4. Character
    John Darling
    Peter Pan, 1953, voiced by Paul Collins

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

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

  7. Who played Rowdy Yates in the western TV series Rawhide?
    Clint Eastwood
    1959 - 1965

  8. What city saw work start on the United Nation Headquarters in 1950?
    New York

  9. Which Irish dramatist wrote Waiting for Godot?
    Samuel Beckett
    Published 1953

  10. On 23 August 1958, The Kalin Twins had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    It was heavily suggested that their song "Forget Me Not" be issued as a follow up, however this was not pursued. The Kalin Twins remain the only one-hit wonder male siblings (composed of twin brothers).