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  There are 34 quizzes and 340 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Early Blooming Boomers: The Early Years (American)

If you were born in the first wave of the American baby boom between 1946 and 1954, you might find familiar material here. If not, it may still be worth the challenge. And don't forget to listen for the tom-toms.
Tough (10 qns)
uglybird
Oct 31 05
3957 plays
2
1951: A Review (All American)

What do you know about the events of the middle of the twentieth century?
Tough (10 qns)
shanteyman
Feb 13 08
1857 plays
3
Remembering the 50s - American Consumer Products

Historians and "baby boomers" should have no problem answering these questions about American consumer products of the "Fabulous Fifties".
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Jun 06 04
5673 plays
4
Do You Remember 1956?

Do you remember the year of the Suez crisis, the year the Soviets invaded Hungary? It was the year Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier, and the year most of us first heard of Brigitte Bardot. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
minch
Sep 30 00
5982 plays
5
Remembering the 50s - 1956 Americana

It was 1956, and as Soviet troops marched into Hungary, Americans were listening to Dean Martin's "Memories are Made of This" and "Around the World in 80 Days" won the Academy Award.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Jul 22 04
5067 plays
6
Year in Review 1959

As the proud owner of a classic 1959 Chevrolet I thought I'd do a quiz about what was going on in that year.
Difficult (10 qns)
shanteyman
Jun 19 08
1524 plays
7
1950s Fads, Fashion, Events and Pop Culture

Were you around in the 1950s? Well, I wasn't, but I think they are a pretty cool subject to research. Enjoy my quiz! Oh, and if you would like to know more about the '50s, drop me a note!
Easy (10 qns)
HappyDaysFan
Dec 13 03
7527 plays
8
Do You Remember 1954?

Many of you won't personally remember this year, but you maybe surprised at what you do know. Have a go!
Tough (10 qns)
minch
Dec 29 00
3840 plays
9
1957 - It Was A Very Good Year

This quiz is about world events in 1957 - the year of my birth. The quiz is dedicated to all those on FT who will still be nifty at fifty in 2007.
Difficult (10 qns)
Supersal1
Mar 06 07
2682 plays
10
Do You Remember 1953?

Do you remember 1953? If you don't you must know something about happenings in that year. Do this quiz and maybe surprise yourself.
Tough (10 qns)
minch
Sep 08 00
4527 plays
11
Do You Remember 1950?

Maybe you weren't around in 1950, but even if you weren't you may well be able to answer some, if not all of these questions. If you were around then - what do you remember?
Tough (10 qns)
minch
Nov 28 00
3927 plays
12
Remembering the 50s - Slang (American)

Every generation has its own colorful means of expression and the 1950's were no exception. Are you "cats" ready to have a "blast"?
Very Easy (10 qns)
rblayer
Jun 13 04
8400 plays
13
An American Baby Boomer's Weekend

Millennials and Gen Xers may have difficulty with this quiz about life before cable TV, cell phones and the internet. Follow a typical Saturday in the life of BB the Baby Boomer.
Easy (10 qns)
pscottsa
Apr 24 15
840 plays
14
Remembering the 50s - Headlines

The decade following World War II was more than "hula hoops" and "poodle skirts". The world was turbulent and dangerous, as the Cold War placed the planet on the brink of nuclear destruction. Here are some of the newsmakers of the 1950s.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Jun 15 04
4470 plays
15
Remembering the 50s - 1957 Americana

It was 1957 and Russia started the 'space race' with Sputnik. At home, Elvis dominated the record charts and Americans flocked to see "The Ten Commandments".
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Aug 29 04
3027 plays
16
Do You Remember 1952?

How well do you remember 1952? If you weren't around then just make some educated guesses! Off you go down memory lane!
Tough (10 qns)
minch
May 28 00
3540 plays
17
Do You Remember 1955?

Another "Do You Remember?" quiz. Lots of it you won't remember, but many things happened that had long lasting results, such as Ray Kroc becoming involved with the MacDonald brothers. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
minch
Jul 13 00
4704 plays
18
Remembering the 50s - 1958 Americana

It was 1958 and America launched and orbited the satellite Explorer I, thus closing the 'missile gap' with the Soviet Union. Life was good.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Sep 07 04
2946 plays
19
Do You Remember 1957?

Do you remember 1957? Even if you don't there's a good chance you know the answers to at least some of these questions.
Difficult (10 qns)
minch
Jan 23 01
3027 plays
20
Do You Remember 1958?

Another 'do you remember?' quiz. Hope you like it as much as the others. Happy memories - if you go back that far! Let me know if there's a special year you'd like a quiz about.
Tough (10 qns)
minch
Jun 09 00
3114 plays
21
The 1950s as I Remember Them

This quiz is representative of the 1950's I vividly remember. Mostly good, mostly fun, but some bad stuff, too!
Easy (10 qns)
Pick61
Dec 20 12
1593 plays
22
Stayin' Alive in '55

1955 was an eventful year. The Misplaced take you back in time and pose questions on a wide array of topics, all somehow connected to 1955.
Tough (10 qns)
thula2
Nov 03 15
612 plays
23
Remembering the 50s - 1959 Americana

As the innocent "Fabulous Fifties" drew to a close, America was on the verge of the dawn of "Camelot" and the turbulent 1960s.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Oct 31 04
2826 plays
24
Do You Remember 1959?

1959 was the year that Alaska and Hawaii became the 49th and 50th states. It was the year of the 'Twenty-One' quiz show scandal. What else happened?
Difficult (10 qns)
minch
Aug 25 00
3648 plays
25
Remembering the 50s - 1951 Americana

As the Korean War was raging, the U.S. detonated a hydrogen bomb and the Air Force ordered B-52 bombers. Despite all this, life went on in 1951 America.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Jun 28 04
1590 plays
26
Remembering the 50s

A hodge podge of events from the 50s.
Average (10 qns)
maggielouise
Dec 10 00
5034 plays
27
Do You Remember 1951?

You may not remember 1951, but you may well know about events that happened that year. Let's see if you do!
Tough (10 qns)
minch
Oct 16 00
2064 plays
28
Remembering the 50s - 1954 Americana

It was 1954 and Ernest Hemingway won the Nobel Prize, "On the Waterfront" the Best Picture Oscar and everyone loved Lucy.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Jul 09 04
2028 plays
29
Remembering the 50s - 1952 Americana

1952 was the year Elizabeth II became Queen of England and Jonas Salk began testing his polio vaccine on his family and himself.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
Jul 01 04
1737 plays
30
Remembering the 50s - 1950 Americana

A new decade dawned in America, beginning what was to be known as "the Fabulous Fifties", each year being full of memorable people, places, things and events. This quiz series begins with the year 1950.
Tough (10 qns)
rblayer
Jun 27 04
1512 plays
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