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American Boomers in the Early 60s

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American Boomers in the Early 60s game quiz
"It was the early 60s. Women wore pillbox hats. Men longed for bigger houses and bigger cars. And then there was Camelot ..."

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1. It was Camelot at the White House in the early 60s. But what sort of jousting was likely to be taking place on the White House lawn?
    Volleyball
    Baseball
    Touch football
    Croquet


2. Americans were innocently enjoying the King, Bobby Vinton and Fabian. Then THEY invaded. From which English city did the Beatles originate?
    London
    Liverpool
    Dover
    Leeds


3. The grandchildren of baby boomers may feel that their grandparents are older than dirt. But back in the sixties, which laundry detergent claimed to be "stronger than dirt"?
    Tide
    Ajax
    Cheer
    Bold


4. A product begun in the 50s found increasing favor in the early 60s - so much so that in 1964 a "Professional Model" became available. A professional model of which of the following devices was introduced in 1964?
    Squeegee
    Comet Cleanser
    Ray-O-Vac battery
    Frisbee


5. The year 1963 found Peter O'Toole allied with Omar Sharif nominated for best actor and best supporting actor respectively for their roles in which 1962 film?
    A Lion In Winter
    Lawrence of Arabia
    Doctor Zhivago
    Becket


6. In 1964, Ford introduced what many considered "a poor man's corvette". What feature did the two cars share?
    Four seats
    Available fourspeed transmission
    Stereo speakers
    Price under $2000


7. If you had taken a minimum wage job in 1960, what would you have been paid?
    $1.25
    $2.00
    $1.50
    $1.00


8. In the early 60s, American presidents largely went by their initials: JFK and LBJ. What did the "F" and "B" stand for respectively?
    Ford and Bradley
    Fred and Bruce
    Fitzgerald and Baines
    Ferguson and Bernard


9. In the early 1960s, a terrifying bald man wanted to bury American children. We saw pictures of him pounding his shoe on a table. Who was this "evil" person?
    Fidel Castro
    Leonid Brezhnev
    Nikita Krushchev
    Joseph Stalin


10. In 1964, about what threat did the Surgeon General of the United States issue his first warning?
    Drinking alcohol
    Smoking cigarettes
    Driving without seat belts
    Overpopulation


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Compiled Oct 05 14