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1 Remembering the 50s - 1953 Americana
The year was 1953 and Americans saw the death of Soviet leader Josef Stalin and of atomic spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg; he by an alleged stroke, they by the electric chair.
Difficult
10 Q
rblayer
Jul 04 04
1083 plays
2 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.
Average
10 Q
pscottsa
Apr 24 15
513 plays
3 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 Q
uglybird
Oct 31 05
3780 plays
4 1951: A Review (All American)
What do you know about the events of the middle of the twentieth century?
Tough
10 Q
shanteyman
Feb 13 08
1710 plays
5 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 Q
rblayer
Jun 06 04
5487 plays
6 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 Q
minch
Sep 30 00
5832 plays
7 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 Q
Supersal1
Mar 06 07
2574 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 Q
minch
Dec 29 00
3738 plays
9 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 Q
rblayer
Jul 22 04
4890 plays
10 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 Q
HappyDaysFan
Dec 13 03
7212 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 Q
minch
Nov 28 00
3837 plays
12 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 Q
minch
Sep 08 00
4446 plays
13 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 Q
shanteyman
Jun 19 08
1428 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 Q
rblayer
Jun 15 04
4383 plays
15 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 Q
minch
May 28 00
3477 plays
16 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 Q
rblayer
Aug 29 04
2898 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 Q
minch
Jul 13 00
4407 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 Q
rblayer
Sep 07 04
2778 plays
19 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 Q
minch
Jun 09 00
3057 plays
20 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 Q
rblayer
Oct 31 04
2697 plays
21 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 Q
minch
Jan 23 01
2976 plays
22 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 Q
minch
Aug 25 00
3615 plays
23 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 Q
Pick61
Dec 20 12
1371 plays
24 Remembering the 50s
A hodge podge of events from the 50s.
Average
10 Q
maggielouise
Dec 10 00
4968 plays
25 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 Q
rblayer
Jul 09 04
1977 plays
26 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 Q
minch
Oct 16 00
2031 plays
27 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 Q
rblayer
Jul 01 04
1686 plays
28 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 Q
rblayer
Jun 28 04
1542 plays
29 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 Q
rblayer
Jun 27 04
1455 plays
30 Do You Remember The 1950s?
How well do you remember the 1950s? The Rosenbergs were executed. The Egyptian monarchy was overthrown. The Montgomery Bus Boycott took place. Khrushchev visited the US. Take this quiz to find out what else you remember. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
arsalanrizvi
Jul 04 02
3888 plays
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