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  There are 18 quizzes and 200 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's trivia quiz: Music from 1961 - Mixed Questions

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Number One Hits of 1961

This quiz concerns the number one hits of 1961 in Australia, United Kingdom and the USA. References are Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Hits, "The Book-Australia's Pop Charts" and "The Complete Book of British Charts".
Average (10 qns)
May 14 17
249 plays
The Top Hits of 1961

The top ranked hits from 1961 were an eclectic mix ranging from dance songs to classic movie themes. That's what made this era so great! As usual, chart data from Billboards Hot 100.
Average (15 qns)
4434 plays
BRI's Top Ten Hits of 1961

The BRI (Bathroom Readers' Institute), in consultation with DJ Bob Shannon of WCBS-FM has published lists of the top ten hits for various years. If I give you some lyrics, can you identify the songs on their list for 1961?
Easy (10 qns)
3843 plays
Whose Line Was It Anyway? US Number One Hits 1961

The 1960s is my favourite musical decade. If it's yours, see if you can find the artist to match the lyrics I give you from these US number one hits of 1961. US:Joel Whitburn book of Top Pop Singles 1955-2002. UK: Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
Average (10 qns)
1293 plays
Billboard Number 1 Songs of 1961

Chart information for this quiz is taken from "The Billboard Book of Number One Hits."
Average (10 qns)
2346 plays
1961 - More Lyrics

Just enough ammunition to produce another quiz based on the lyrics of 1961. Let's fire away!
Average (10 qns)
4350 plays
Hits of 1961

In this quiz I will cover some of the hits of 1961. I will give you a song title and you tell me who sang it. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
3906 plays
More Lyrics From 1961!

I can't believe it! Yet another 10 questions about the lyrics of 1961. It WAS a very good year!
Average (10 qns)
4098 plays
Lyrics from the Early '60's - 1961

1961 was a great year for music. Lot's of catchy numbers. Let's run through a few with a variety of questions based on the lyrics.
Average (15 qns)
3084 plays
Whose Line Was It Anyway? UK Number One Hits 1961

The 1960's is my favourite musical decade. If it's yours, see if you can find the artist to match the lyrics I give you from these UK number one hits of 1961. (as defined in the Guinness book of British Hit Singles)
Average (10 qns)
618 plays
1961 - A Blast from the Past

Let's reminisce a bit and remember the sounds of 1961.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 28 16
531 plays
Top 40 Hits for 1961

Go back even further to 1961. Let's see if you can guess the artists or titles from the lyrics I have provided.
Average (20 qns)
4242 plays
UK Number Ones 1961

A follow on from my US number one hits. What do you know about the UK number ones in 1961?
Average (10 qns)
453 plays
US 1961 Top Forty Singles with One Word Titles

A quiz about songs from 1961 that made the US Top Forty that had one-word titles.
Tough (10 qns)
501 plays
Hits of 1961

If you were too young for these songs in 1961 (as I was), you'll likely know them from being played through the years.
Average (10 qns)
4098 plays
Billboard Number Ones 1961

I present for your edification and delight, a quiz on US number one hits for the year 1961.
Average (10 qns)
705 plays
Transistor memories (U.S.) - 1961

Here are some memories fom 1961, all from my huge collection of scratchy 45s.
Tough (10 qns)
1179 plays
My Birthday Top Ten - 1961

Second in a series of quizzes exploring the records which were in the UK Top Ten during the week of my birthday (19th July) - we're now onto 1961.
Average (10 qns)
501 plays
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