What Happened in 1956?

What happened in 1956? Fun Facts Quiz! 56 Trivia Questions for 1956 History 1. What was Elvis Presley’s first nationwide released single; also his first number one record? Heartbreak Hotel 2. Norma Jean Mortenson changed her name to what? Marilyn Monroe 3. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play Pygmalion, this Broadway Show opened in… Read More

What Happened in 1955?

What happened in 1955? Fun Facts Quiz! 55 Trivia Questions for 1955 History 1. What was the highest-grossing film of 1955? Cinerama Holiday 2. This actor, who died in 1955, was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. Who was he? James Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30,… Read More

What Happened In 1954?

What happened in 1954? Fun Facts Quiz! 54 Trivia Questions for 1954 History 1. What was the highest-grossing film of 1954? White Christmas 2. Name the first nuclear-powered submarine, is launched in Groton, Connecticut. The USS Nautilus 3. In 1954, what was the average life expectancy in the United States? Men – 66.7 years, Women… Read More

What Happened in 1950?

What happened in 1950? Fun Facts Quiz! 50 Trivia Questions for 1950 History 1. This comic strip character is best described as a lazy American soldier and continued after his creator, Mort Walker’s death, in 2018. Name that apathetic soldier. Beetle Bailey 2. How many people lived in the United States in 1950? The population… Read More

What Happened in 1947?

What happened in 1947? Fun Facts Quiz! 47 Trivia Questions for 1947 History 1. What was the highest-grossing film of 1947? Welcome Stranger 2. This film, starring Maureen O’Hara, John Payne and  Natalie Wood, won 3 Academy Awards. Miracle on 34th Street 3. In 1947, what was the average life expectancy in the United States?… Read More

What happened in 1943

What happened in 1943? Fun Facts Quiz! 43 Trivia Questions for 1943 History 1. Starring two monster characters, with established films, this was the first major crossover release. Name the characters. Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman 2. During World War II, the National Football League merged Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers into a single franchise.… Read More

What Happened in 1942?

What happened in 1942? Fun Facts Quiz! 42 Trivia Questions for 1942 History 1. What was Muhammed Ali’s name at birth, on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky? Cassius Clay (Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., died June 3, 2016) 2. How many people lived in the United States in 1942? The population was an estimated 134,859,553… Read More

What Happened in 1941?

What happened in 1941? Fun Facts Quiz! 41 Trivia Questions for 1941 History 1. Who was President of the United States in 1941? Franklin D. Roosevelt (March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945) 2. What was the Biggest Number One Song of 1941? Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) by Jimmy Dorsey 3. To the nearest dime,… Read More