Decade Quiz 1950s
Which key event in the black civil rights movement happened in 1954?
- The other events occurred prior to the Congressional acceptance of this civil rights bill.
- Ike sent military aid to Lebanon.
Roughly how many Hula-Hoops did creator Wham-O sell in 1958?
- There were a whopping 100 million Hula Hoops circling in 1958.
Which of the following did not make its first appearance in the 1950s?
- Silly Putty first made the scene in 1949.
The 1994 movie Quiz Show was based on the scandalous rigging of which popular '50s show?
- The show was short-lived, running from 1956 to 1958.
- Though Neil Armstrong was first to walk on the moon, he was not among those chosen for the first U.S. staffed space program.
- Brooklyn lost the Dodgers to L.A., while the Giants relocated to San Francisco.
- John Cheever's The Wapshot Chronicle was also published in 1957.
Frank Sinatra appeared in twenty movies during the '50s. Which of these films is not one of them?
- Sinatra appeared in all three films. The Manchurian Candidate, however, was not released until 1962.