1 What was the name of the supertanker that ran aground between Land’s End and the Scilly Isles in March 1967? Torrey Canyon
2 In July 1969, Charles, Prince of Wales, was invested with his title at which Welsh castle? Caenarfon Castle
3 Which media baron purchased the British newspaper ‘The News of the World’ in January 1968? Rupert Murdoch
4 In September 1968, Marcelo Caetano became Prime Minister of which European country? Portugal
5 Which book by Harper Lee won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction? To Kill a Mocking Bird
6 In 1964, what was The Supremes first number one hit single in the US? Where Did Our Love Go
7 Which country hosted the 1962 FIFA World Cup? Chile
8 Who assassinated US Senator Robert F Kennedy in June 1968? Sirhan Sirhan
9 Which aircraft made its first trans-US flight from Seattle to New York in 1969? Concorde
10 Which fashion designer created the miniskirt in 1964? Mary Quant
11 Which golfer won the Masters Tournament and the British Open in 1966? Jack Nicklaus
12 Which Beatles album won a Grammy for Album of the Year in 1968? Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
13 Which English politician made his ‘Rivers of Blood’ Speech in April 1968? Enoch Powell
14 In 1964, murderers Gwynne Owen Evans and Peter Anthony Allen were the last people to be hanged in which UK country? England
15 Who directed the 1962 film ‘Lawrence of Arabia’? David Lean
16 In January 1961, who did John F Kennedy succeed as US President? Dwight Eisenhower
17 In 1964, Terence Conran opened his first of which chain of shops in Fulham Road, London? Habitat
18 Which English pirate radio station was founded by Ronan O’Rahilly in 1964? Radio Caroline
19 Who became leader of the British Conservative Party in July 1965? Edward Heath
20 What was the name of the chimp that was sent into space in Project Mercury mission MR-2 in January 1961? Ham