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Can You Answer 12 Questions About 1959?

Like every year, 1959 was filled with unique moments in both pop culture and history. Do you think you an answer 12 questions about the year 1959? Take this quiz and find out if you're a 1950s trivia whiz!
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What popular toy was officially launched by Mattel in 1959?
GI Joe
Barbie
Baby Alive

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What world leader came to power after revolution took hold in his country?
Fidel Castro
Nikita Khrushchev
Mao Zedong

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Which state became the 49th state to be added to the union in 1959?
Alaska
Hawaii
Nevada

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What did NASA officially introduce to the world in 1959?
The first astronauts
The first rocket ship
The first photos of the moon

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Which awards show began in 1959?
The Oscars
The Grammy's
The Emmy's

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Which of the following musicians was not on the chartered plane that crashed in an Iowa snowstorm?
Buddy Holly
Richie Valens
Chuck Berry

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Which iconic epic film premiered in New York City in 1959?
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Ben Hur
The TenCommandments

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The first weekly television series broadcast completely in color premiered on NBC. What was it called?
Wagon Train
Bonanza
I Love Lucy

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Which brand launched the first commercial copier in 1959?
Epsom
Canon
Xerox

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Which jewelry famously manufactured the first synthetic diamond in 1959?
Tiffanys
De Beers
ZLes

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Which jet liner first came into service in 1959?
Boeing 747
Boeing 707
Boeing 756

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What was the average cost of a new home in 1959?
$15,400
$12,500
$5,9000

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Uh-oh, unfortunately you don't know many facts about 1959 just yet. Don't worry, this year was likely before your time. Read up on your history and try again soon!

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Congratulations, you passed this 1959 trivia quiz! Though you may not be the world's foremost expert on this year just yet, you're well on your way to total 1959 trivia glory. Well done!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true 1959 savant! You know this year far better than most Americans. Whether you lived through it or simply love the 1950s, it's clear this year and this decade hold a special place in your heart.
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1
What popular toy was officially launched by Mattel in 1959?
GI Joe
Barbie
Baby Alive
2
What world leader came to power after revolution took hold in his country?
Fidel Castro
Nikita Khrushchev
Mao Zedong
3
Which state became the 49th state to be added to the union in 1959?
Alaska
Hawaii
Nevada
4
What did NASA officially introduce to the world in 1959?
The first astronauts
The first rocket ship
The first photos of the moon
5
Which awards show began in 1959?
The Oscars
The Grammy's
The Emmy's
6
Which of the following musicians was not on the chartered plane that crashed in an Iowa snowstorm?
Buddy Holly
Richie Valens
Chuck Berry
7
Which iconic epic film premiered in New York City in 1959?
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Ben Hur
The TenCommandments
8
The first weekly television series broadcast completely in color premiered on NBC. What was it called?
Wagon Train
Bonanza
I Love Lucy
9
Which brand launched the first commercial copier in 1959?
Epsom
Canon
Xerox
10
Which jewelry famously manufactured the first synthetic diamond in 1959?
Tiffanys
De Beers
ZLes
11
Which jet liner first came into service in 1959?
Boeing 747
Boeing 707
Boeing 756
12
What was the average cost of a new home in 1959?
$15,400
$12,500
$5,9000

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