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The 70's

written by: silverqueen
 
Tom Wolfe gave the 70's their most famous tagline 'The Me Generation'. The psychedelic music of the 60s gave way to disco and the beginning of 'punk' music. Television saw the beginnings of social conscience television and ended the decade with 'jiggle' television. The world was horrified with the murder of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches and amazed at the skill of a tiny Romanian gymnast, named Nadia Comaneci. Richard Nixon resigned and the World Trade Center opened. How much do you remember of the 70s popular culture?

Question 1:

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You don't just go see to this cult movie classic, you should bring rice, rubber gloves, toast, toilet paper and various other props. What midnight movie, that came out in 1975, is regarded as the longest running theatrical release in film history?
Reefer Madness
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Pink Flamingos


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Question 2:


The Concert for Bangladesh was the first celebrity concert and musical project to raise money worldwide for the needy. Eric Clapton, Badfinger, Billy Preston and Ravi Shankar appeared. Bob Dylan made an unannounced appearance to play his first concert in two years. Who organized the Concert for Bangladesh?
Ringo Starr
Willie Nelson
George Harrison
Bono

Question 3:


On April 30, 1975 Marine Master Sergeant John Valdez was the last Marine on the last helicopter out of this capital city. From what city did Master Sergeant Valdez's departure signal the last official military presence in Vietnam.
Khe Sanh
Hanoi
Phnom Penh
Saigon

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There were Holly, Candy, and the Sugar Plum Fairy. And Little Joe.
'Little Joe never once gave it away.
Everybody had to pay and pay.
A hustle here and a hustle there'
What singer encourages Little Joe to 'take a walk on the wild side'?
David Bowie
Mike Jagger
Lou Reed
John Lennon


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Question 5:


What film has the opening line 'A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.?


Question 6:


In what was billed as the 'Battle of the Sexes', tennis champ Billie Jean King didn't show any 'love' as she won this match in straight sets. Who did Billie Jean King beat to win the 'Battle of the Sexes'?
Vitas Gerulaitis
Jimmy Conners
Bjorn Borg
Bobby Riggs

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In the age of self awareness, just in case you were unable to get in touch with your inner self,
you could always consult this barometer of your inner feelings.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 8:


On June 17, 1972 when security guard Frank Willis caught five men in the Democratic National Committee headquarters, at first, the incident seemed like a third rate burglary gone wrong. But this was the beginning of the end for the Nixon Presidency. Can you give the one-word name of the complex that Frank Willis worked for that has become synonymous for political scandals?


Question 9:


On February 28, 1983 a record 105.9 million viewers tuned in to watch the last show of this program's eleven-year run.
Roots
Gunsmoke
Dallas
MASH

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Sex sells or at least it did for this British fashion designer. It was one of the names she gave the shop she opened with her partner Malcolm McLaren. She launched the look that became known as 'punk'. It was in her shop that the group that became known as the Sex Pistols met. What high priestess of punk became a Dame of the British Empire in 2006?
Mary Quant
Stella McCartney
Coco Chanel
Vivienne Westwood


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'What you doin' on your back?
You should be dancin', yeah
You should be dancin', yeah.'
And if you are cool like Tony Manero, what would you wear as your dancin', yeah?
Zoot Suit
Pachucos
Leisure Suit
Power Suit


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Question 12:


First photographed by Richard Avedon, this campaign was one of the most famous and successful ad campaigns of the 70s. The ads features beautiful black and white photos of Judy Garland, Marlene Dietrich, Lauren Bacall and Barbra Streisand. What company asked the question "What Becomes a Legend Most?"
Blackglama
Psychedelic Furs
Famous Furs LTD
Ritz Furs

Question 13:


It was just the musical chords of E and F played alternately back and forth but even to this day
when you hear these chords you think DANGER. For what 1975 summer blockbuster did composer John Williams win an Oscar for Best Score?
Halloween
Jaws
E.T.
Jurassic Park

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At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, 11 Israelis athletes and coaches were kidnapped and murdered by this terrorist organization.
Red Army Faction
Black September
Baader-Meinhof Group
Red Brigade


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