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What do you know or remember from 50 years ago
Question 1
1. 50 Years ago What was the name of the US resolution that authorized war against North Vietnam in 1964?


Question 2
2. The country of Malta gained independence from which country fifty years ago?


Question 3
3. Which famous precious gemstone was stolen in 1964 from the American Museum of Natural History in New York?


Question 4
4. Where were the 1964 Summer Olympics held?


Question 5
5. Who was the first black actor to win an Academy Award in this year?


Question 6
6. The BASIC programming language is introduced 50 years ago in 1964, what does BASIC stand for?


Question 7
7. The Beatles make their first appearance on which popular American variety show that helped skyrocket them to fame in the United States?



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Question 8
8. Where were the 1964 Winter Olympics held?


Question 9
9. Which iconic sports car did the Ford Motor Company begin making 50 years ago ?


Question 10
10. Fifty years ago residents of Washington D.C. were given which basic US right?


Question 11
11. Which future South African leader was sentenced to life in prison in 1964?


Question 12
12. Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. received which prestigious prize?


Question 13
13. What was the average price of a gallon of gas fifty years ago?


Question 14
14. What was the average income fifty years ago?


Question 15
15. US President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on what in 1964?


Question 16
16. The Palestinian Liberation Organization was formed fifty years ago, who was the leader?


Question 17
17. Which hit song by The Animals was popular in 1964?


Question 18
18. What was the average cost of a ticket to the movies fifty years ago?


Question 19
19. Fifty years ago fights between which two social groups began on the British Seaside?


Question 20
20. The ______ __________ is released fifty years ago, with conclusions about the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy.







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