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trivia quiz  The Top Hits of 1961 cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, maddogrick16, Oct 31 05

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.
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maddogrick16 gold member
Oct 31 05
4740 plays
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trivia quiz  BRI's Top Ten Hits of 1961 cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, skunkee, Dec 11 04

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
skunkee editor
Dec 11 04
4158 plays
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trivia quiz  Billboard Number 1 Songs of 1961 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Dec 14 07

Chart information for this quiz is taken from "The Billboard Book of Number One Hits."
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shanteyman
Dec 14 07
2445 plays
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trivia quiz  1961 - More Lyrics cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Mar 11 04

Just enough ammunition to produce another quiz based on the lyrics of 1961. Let's fire away!
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maddogrick16 gold member
Mar 11 04
4533 plays
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trivia quiz  Whose Line Was It Anyway? US Number One Hits 1961 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Oct 20 09

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.
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shipyardbernie gold member
Oct 20 09
1455 plays
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trivia quiz  More Lyrics From 1961! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Mar 11 04

I can't believe it! Yet another 10 questions about the lyrics of 1961. It WAS a very good year!
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maddogrick16 gold member
Mar 11 04
4275 plays
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trivia quiz  Hits of 1961 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Velvet_Rain, Jun 01 07

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!
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Velvet_Rain
Jun 01 07
4227 plays
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trivia quiz  Whose Line Was It Anyway? UK Number One Hits 1961 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Jul 24 09

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)
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shipyardbernie gold member
Jul 24 09
636 plays
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match quiz  Number One Hits Of 1961 - Part 3 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Desimac, Jan 01 18

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". Match the artist with their number one hit.
Average
Desimac gold member
Jan 01 18
348 plays
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trivia quiz  Lyrics from the Early '60's - 1961 cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, maddogrick16, Mar 05 04

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.
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maddogrick16 gold member
Mar 05 04
3261 plays
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trivia quiz  1961 - A Blast from the Past cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bruins1956, Aug 28 16

Let's reminisce a bit and remember the sounds of 1961.
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bruins1956 gold member
Aug 28 16
804 plays
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trivia quiz  That Was The Year That Was: Pop Music 1961 cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, shipyardbernie, Jul 26 17

Do you know what happened in the pop music world of 1961? Play the second quiz in this series if you remember, or want to find out. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles & Albums. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles.
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shipyardbernie gold member
Jul 26 17
453 plays
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trivia quiz  Top 40 Hits for 1961 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, sharlou, Jun 16 00

Go back even further to 1961. Let's see if you can guess the artists or titles from the lyrics I have provided.
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sharlou
Jun 16 00
4419 plays
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trivia quiz  US 1961 Top Forty Singles with One Word Titles 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Mar 28 13

A quiz about songs from 1961 that made the US Top Forty that had one-word titles.
Tough
shanteyman
Mar 28 13
540 plays
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trivia quiz  UK Number Ones 1961 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DaveH1960, Jan 15 11

A follow on from my US number one hits. What do you know about the UK number ones in 1961?
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DaveH1960
Jan 15 11
462 plays
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trivia quiz  Number One Hits of 1961 - Part 1 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Desimac, May 14 17

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
Desimac gold member
May 14 17
339 plays
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trivia quiz  Billboard Number Ones 1961 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DaveH1960, Jan 07 11

I present for your edification and delight, a quiz on US number one hits for the year 1961.
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DaveH1960
Jan 07 11
732 plays
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trivia quiz  Hits of 1961 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mafekinggal, Jan 02 01

If you were too young for these songs in 1961 (as I was), you'll likely know them from being played through the years.
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mafekinggal
Jan 02 01
4230 plays
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trivia quiz  Hits of 1961 - Part 2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Velvet_Rain, Sep 11 17

In this quiz I will be covering some more of the hits of 1961. I will give you a song title and you tell me who sang it. Good luck!
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Velvet_Rain
Sep 11 17
681 plays
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trivia quiz  My Birthday Top Ten - 1961 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Bazingstoke, Jun 22 13

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.
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Bazingstoke gold member
Jun 22 13
525 plays
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trivia quiz  Transistor memories (U.S.) - 1961 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, richicago, Mar 30 04

Here are some memories fom 1961, all from my huge collection of scratchy 45s.
Tough
richicago
Mar 30 04
1200 plays
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trivia quiz  Number One Hits of 1961 - Part 2 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Desimac, May 20 17

The second part of my quiz on the number one hits of 1961 on the Australian, British and UK Pop charts. References are Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Hits, "The Book-Australia's Pop Charts" and "The Complete Book of British Charts".
Tough
Desimac gold member
May 20 17
288 plays
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