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trivia quiz  Early Blooming Boomers: The Early Years (American) cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, uglybird, Oct 31 05

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
uglybird gold member
Oct 31 05
4272 plays
2.
trivia quiz  1951: A Review (All American) cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Feb 13 08

What do you know about the events of the middle of the twentieth century?
Tough
shanteyman
Feb 13 08
2043 plays
3.
trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - American Consumer Products cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jun 06 04

Historians and "baby boomers" should have no problem answering these questions about American consumer products of the "Fabulous Fifties".
Average
rblayer
Jun 06 04
6105 plays
4.
trivia quiz  Do You Remember 1956? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Sep 30 00

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
minch gold member
Sep 30 00
6360 plays
5.
trivia quiz  Year in Review 1959 cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Jun 19 08

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
shanteyman
Jun 19 08
1737 plays
6.
trivia quiz  1950s Fads, Fashion, Events and Pop Culture cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, HappyDaysFan, Dec 13 03

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
HappyDaysFan
Dec 13 03
8358 plays
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - 1956 Americana cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jul 22 04

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
rblayer
Jul 22 04
5406 plays
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trivia quiz  Do You Remember 1954? cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Dec 29 00

Many of you won't personally remember this year, but you maybe surprised at what you do know. Have a go!
Tough
minch gold member
Dec 29 00
3978 plays
9.
trivia quiz  1957 - It Was A Very Good Year cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Mar 06 07

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
Supersal1 gold member
Mar 06 07
2799 plays
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trivia quiz  Do You Remember 1953? cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Sep 08 00

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
minch gold member
Sep 08 00
4623 plays
11.
trivia quiz  Do You Remember 1950? cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Nov 28 00

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
minch gold member
Nov 28 00
4023 plays
12.
trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - Slang (American) cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jun 13 04

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
rblayer
Jun 13 04
9621 plays
13.
trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - Headlines cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jun 15 04

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
rblayer
Jun 15 04
4653 plays
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trivia quiz  Do You Remember 1952? cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, May 28 00

How well do you remember 1952? If you weren't around then just make some educated guesses! Off you go down memory lane!
Tough
minch gold member
May 28 00
3642 plays
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trivia quiz  An American Baby Boomer's Weekend cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, pscottsa, Apr 24 15

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
pscottsa gold member
Apr 24 15
1074 plays
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - 1957 Americana cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Aug 29 04

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
rblayer
Aug 29 04
3288 plays
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - 1958 Americana cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Sep 07 04

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
rblayer
Sep 07 04
3033 plays
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trivia quiz  Do You Remember 1955? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Jul 13 00

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
minch gold member
Jul 13 00
4860 plays
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trivia quiz  Do You Remember 1957? 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, minch, Jan 23 01

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
minch gold member
Jan 23 01
3111 plays
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trivia quiz  Do You Remember 1958? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Jun 09 00

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
minch gold member
Jun 09 00
3180 plays
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trivia quiz  The 1950s as I Remember Them 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Pick61, Dec 20 12

This quiz is representative of the 1950's I vividly remember. Mostly good, mostly fun, but some bad stuff, too!
Easy
Pick61
Dec 20 12
1827 plays
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trivia quiz  Stayin' Alive in '55 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, thula2, Nov 03 15

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
thula2 gold member
Nov 03 15
681 plays
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - 1959 Americana 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Oct 31 04

As the innocent "Fabulous Fifties" drew to a close, America was on the verge of the dawn of "Camelot" and the turbulent 1960s.
Average
rblayer
Oct 31 04
2976 plays
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trivia quiz  Do You Remember 1959? 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, minch, Aug 25 00

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
minch gold member
Aug 25 00
3705 plays
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - 1951 Americana 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jun 28 04

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
rblayer
Jun 28 04
1782 plays
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, maggielouise, Dec 10 00

A hodge podge of events from the 50s.
Average
maggielouise
Dec 10 00
5136 plays
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - 1954 Americana 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jul 09 04

It was 1954 and Ernest Hemingway won the Nobel Prize, "On the Waterfront" the Best Picture Oscar and everyone loved Lucy.
Average
rblayer
Jul 09 04
2202 plays
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - 1952 Americana 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jul 01 04

1952 was the year Elizabeth II became Queen of England and Jonas Salk began testing his polio vaccine on his family and himself.
Average
rblayer
Jul 01 04
1917 plays
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trivia quiz  Do You Remember 1951? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, minch, Oct 16 00

You may not remember 1951, but you may well know about events that happened that year. Let's see if you do!
Tough
minch gold member
Oct 16 00
2118 plays
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trivia quiz  Remembering the 50s - 1950 Americana 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, rblayer, Jun 27 04

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
rblayer
Jun 27 04
1569 plays
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