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  1. Which bridge was officially opened on 8th September 1966 by Queen Elizabeth II?
  2. Who received a honorable discharge from the Army on May 16, 1960?
  3. Which confrontation lasted from October 16 to October 28, 1962?
  4. Which 1960s TV series featured a bottlenose dolphin and the Ricks family?

  5. Both ITV and BBC1 began full colour transmissions in the November of which year?
  6. Who did John Profumo have an affair with?
  7. Which city in Austria hosted the 1964 winter Olympics?
  8. Which Australian prime minister disappeared while swimming on 17 December, 1967?
  9. American singer Little Eva is best known for which 1962 hit?
  10. Which American CBS news anchor was known as America's "most-trusted man"?
  11. Who in 1966 was re-appointed the French Prime Minister?
  12. Who was shot by Valerie Solanas after she entered his office in New York City on June 3, 1968?
  13. In February, 1964, the Beatles made two appearances on which show?
  14. On June 22, 1969, which actress is killed by an overdose aged 47?
  15. Bill Nicholson signed which footballer for Tottenham Hotspur for £99,999 in December 1961?
  16. "Mellow Yellow" is a song written and recorded by which Scottish singer-songwriter?
  17. Which 1960 American science fiction film adapted from a H.G. Wells book, stared Rod Taylor?
  18. Which Soviet politician became the General Secretary of the Communist Party in 1964?
  19. Which British racing driver became the Formula One World Champion in both 1962 and 1968?
  20. In 1967, Bill Ducie and Tom Parry Jones developed and marketed the first electronic what in Britain?
  21. Which soap character was taken on by Jack and Annie Walker as the new Rovers Return cleaner in March 1963?
  22. Who was named as the "Third Man" in the Burgess and Maclean spy ring?
  23. British hairdresser Raymond Bessone was also known as Mr. what?
  24. Reg Varney played factory foreman Reg Turner in which BBC sitcom?
  25. What took place on the 8 August 1963 in Buckinghamshire?
  26. Which English model married George Harrison in 1966?
  27. Who was the first Doctor Who?
  28. Which English rock band are best known for the 1967 hit "A Whiter Shade of Pale"?
  29. The "Wind of Change" speech was an address made to which country's parliament by Prime Minister Harold Macmillan in 1960?
  30. Who joined Blue Peter on 3 September 1962 where she remained as a regular presenter for 10-years?


  1. The Severn Bridge
  2. Sergeant Elvis Presley
  3. Cuban Missile Crises
  4. Flipper
  5. 1969
  6. Christine Keeler
  7. Innsbruck
  8. Harold Holt
  9. The Loco-Motion
  10. Walter Cronkite
  11. Georges Pompidou
  12. Andy Warhol
  13. Ed Sullivan Show
  14. Judy Garland
  15. Jimmy Greaves
  16. Donovan
  17. The Time Machine
  18. Leonid Brezhnev
  19. Graham Hill
  20. Breathalyser
  21. Martha Longhurst
  22. Kim Philby
  23. Mr Teasy-Weasy
  24. The Rag Trade
  25. The Great Train Robbery
  26. Pattie Boyd
  27. William Hartnell
  28. Procol Harum
  29. South Africa
  30. Valerie Singleton