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Australia in 1972
Australia in the 1970s
"This is the third in my series of quizzes based on events that happened in Australia during the 1970s. See how much you know, or can remember, from the year 1972. "
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
While Australia's population steadily increased to well over the 13 million mark, 1972 saw a young athlete named as Australian of the Year. Who was it?
Robert de Castella
1972 was the year that "Australian television lost its virginity". How?
Graham Kennedy's 'crow call'
"Number 96" premieres
"The Box" premieres
It is the first time a bed was shown on Australian screens
A long running television music show came to an end in 1972. Can you name it?
Which measuring system did Australia convert to in 1972?
British to European clothing and footware sizes
Imperial to metric
Pounds, shillings and pence to a decimal currency
A major engineering project was completed in 1972. Can you name it?
Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme
1972 saw the premiere of which controversial rock musical stage show?
Jesus Christ Superstar
In 1972, which 'dinky-di' film was released, starring Barry Crocker?
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie
They're a Weird Mob
The Sentimental Bloke
Who became Australia's Prime Minister at the end of 1972?
Can you remember the slogan to that highly successful Labor Party election campaign in 1972?
"Shame Fraser, Shame"
"All The Way With LBJ"
"Maintain Your Rage"
What was the #1 song in Australia for 1972?
"Cherish" by David Cassidy
"Puppy Love" by Donny Osmond
"Without You" by Nilsson
"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by Roberta Flack
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