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Year 1969

written by: Aviva76
 
15 questions about events that made the headlines during the last year of the Swinging Sixties.

Question 1:

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Which famous American actress died of a drug overdose on June 22, 1969?
Judy Garland
Jayne Mansfield
Frances Farmer
Marilyn Monroe


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Question 2:

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The Woodstock Festival took place between August 15 - August 18, 1969 in White Lake, New York State. At what type of venue was it held?
a motor speedway
a private dairy farm
a sports arena
a county fairground


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What became known as the Chappaquiddick incident took place on July 18, 1969. Senator Edward M. Kennedy drove off a bridge after leaving a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts. His passenger died in the early hours of July 19 in the submerged car. What was her name?
Mary Jo Kopechne
Mary Jo Anderson
Mary Jo Novak
Mary Jo Koblenz


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Question 4:

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How did Brian Jones, founding member of the band The Rolling Stones, die on July 3, 1969 ?
He was involved in a plane crash.
from a drug overdose
He drowned.
from a cerebral haemorrhage


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John Lennon and Yoko Ono hosted a "Bed-In" for peace in their room at the Hilton Hotel between March 25 - 31, 1969, in which European city?
Paris
Copenhagen
Amsterdam
Rome


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Which song, released on October 14, 1969, was the final single for Diana Ross and the Supremes?
I Hear A Symphony
Reflections
Someday We'll Be Together
Love Child


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What age was actress Sharon Tate when she was murdered by the Manson Family on August 9, 1969?
23
25
28
26


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Question 8:

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The prototype of which aircraft, jointly developed and produced under an Anglo-French treaty, made its first test flight on March 2, 1969?
Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle
Tupolev-Tu-144
Concorde 001
Avro 730


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On January 1st, 1969, Jack Kent Cooke, owner of NHL's LA Kings, fined each player $100 for "NOT" arguing with the referee
False
True


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Question 10:

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Which children's TV show aired for the first time on November 10, 1969?
The Herbs
Mister Roger's Neighborhood
H.R. PufnStuf
Sesame Street


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Question 11:


On July 25, 1969, U.S. President Richard Nixon declares that the United States now expects its Asian allies to take care of their own military defense. This starts the "Vietnamization" of the war. What name was given to this declaration?
The Nixon Precept
The Nixon Declaration
The Nixon Doctrine
The Nixon Decree

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The death penalty was abolished in this country on December 18, 1969.
Belgium
Luxembourg
United Kingdom
Australia

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Which song by Elvis Presley was released as a single on August 26, 1969?
Suspicious Minds
In The Ghetto
The Wonder of You
Moody Blue


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Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated on April 4, 1969.
True
False


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Question 15:

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On July 20, 1969, humans landed on the moon for the first time. Which astronaut piloted the Apollo 11 command spacecraft alone in lunar orbit until the other two astronauts returned from their exploration of the moon's surface?
James Lovell Jnr.
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jnr.
Fred W. Haise Jnr.
Michael Collins


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