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1950s Quiz
Question 1 of 10
Which screen idol died in 1955, having only starred in three films?
Question 2 of 10
Which President married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier in 1953?
Question 3 of 10
What was the name of the Soviet satellite launched on October 4, 1957?
Question 4 of 10
Who or what is The African Queen, for which a 1951 movie is named?
Question 5 of 10
Jerry Lewis and which crooner were a huge movie duo in the 1950s?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these was not one of the Kingston Trio back in Palo Alto in 1957, but was the name of their first hit?
Question 7 of 10
What Hollywood star said that, while at a celebrity golf tournament held in Havana in 1959, he escaped the Cuban rebels who surrounded him by letting loose with his Tarzan yell?
Question 8 of 10
In 1957, Satchmo played before 100,000 people in Ghana. Who is Satchmo?
Question 9 of 10
Who seemed to have lifted the melody and many of the lyrics from Gordon Jenkins's 1953 song Crescent City Blues for Folsom Prison Blues?
Question 10 of 10
What song did Bill Haley squeeze out in two takes at Decca in 1954, so that Sammy Davis Jr could have the studio?
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