Can You Answer These Questions About The Year 1960?

1960 was a huge departure from the 1950s. Not only was their a massive shift in culture, but the overall attitude in America changed radically. Do you think you know all about 1960? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What was the top rated TV show in 1960?
Candid Camera
Gunsmoke
Rawhide
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What film won the Oscar for best picture in 1960?
The Apartment
Psycho
The Alamo
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What popular hand held toy became available in 1960?
Simon Says
Game Boy
Etch A Sketch
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What book was everybody reading in 1960?
A Catcher in the Rye
To Kill A Mockingbird
Breakfast at Tiffany's
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Which famous musician got into a bit of legal trouble after allowing a 14 year old girl to work at his Bandstand club?
Chuck Berry
Carlos Santana
John Coltrane
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What party was the candidate who won the 1960 presidential election a member of?
Republican
Democratic
Independent
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What state was 1960 Miss America winner Lynda Mead from?
Pennsylvania
Utah
Missouri
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In what 1960 film did the quote "A boy's best friend is his mother," appear?
Psycho
Spartacus
Exodus
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Who was named Time Magazine's man of the year in 1960?
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
US Scientists
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Which horse claimed first prize at the Kentucky Derby in 1960?
Ruble Royalty
American Court
Venetian Way
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What MLB team won the World Series in 1960?
Oakland Athletics
Pittsburgh Pirates
New York Yankees
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Which famous golfer won top prize at the US Open?
Arnold Palmer
Ben Hogan
Tommy Bolt
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are 60s sweet! When it comes to the year 1960, you might not remember everything, but you remember way more than the average person. Most importantly, you remembered the most important cultural and political events of that year!

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Based on the results of your quiz, you are 60s nifty! 1960 was a seriously awesome year. America's mindset changed vastly from the simplicity of the 50s and embarked on a new era. You remembered almost everything worth remembering from this iconic year!

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Based on the results of your quiz, you are 60s groovy! When it comes to the year 1960, you know your stuff. Not only are you well versed on the political and cultural events of the year, but you remember all of the amazing pop culture as well. Well done!

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1
What was the top rated TV show in 1960?
Candid Camera
Gunsmoke
Rawhide
2
What film won the Oscar for best picture in 1960?
The Apartment
Psycho
The Alamo
3
What popular hand held toy became available in 1960?
Simon Says
Game Boy
Etch A Sketch
4
What book was everybody reading in 1960?
A Catcher in the Rye
To Kill A Mockingbird
Breakfast at Tiffany's
5
Which famous musician got into a bit of legal trouble after allowing a 14 year old girl to work at his Bandstand club?
Chuck Berry
Carlos Santana
John Coltrane
6
What party was the candidate who won the 1960 presidential election a member of?
Republican
Democratic
Independent
7
What state was 1960 Miss America winner Lynda Mead from?
Pennsylvania
Utah
Missouri
8
In what 1960 film did the quote "A boy's best friend is his mother," appear?
Psycho
Spartacus
Exodus
9
Who was named Time Magazine's man of the year in 1960?
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
US Scientists
10
Which horse claimed first prize at the Kentucky Derby in 1960?
Ruble Royalty
American Court
Venetian Way
11
What MLB team won the World Series in 1960?
Oakland Athletics
Pittsburgh Pirates
New York Yankees
12
Which famous golfer won top prize at the US Open?
Arnold Palmer
Ben Hogan
Tommy Bolt