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1967 Trivia Quiz - Questions With Answers

 

Canada begins a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of what?
A: The British North America Act, 1867, featuring the Expo 67 World's Fair.

Charlie Chaplin launches his last film in the UK with what title?
A:  A Countess from Hong Kong.

Segregationist Lester Maddox is sworn in as Governor of what state?
A: Georgia.

Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be what?
A: Cryogenically preserved with the intent of future resuscitation.

The New York Times reports that the U.S. Army is doing what?
A: Conducting secret germ warfare experiments.

Louis Leakey announces the discovery of what?
A: Pre-human fossils in Kenya.

The Green Bay Packers defeat what team , 35-10 in the First AFL-NFL World Championship Game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum?
A: Kansas City Chiefs.

What three astronauts are killed when fire breaks out in their Apollo spacecraft during a launch pad test?
A: U.S. astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward Higgins White, and Roger Chaffee.

What sports organization is formed?
A:  The American Basketball Association.

The Chinese government announces that it can no longer guarantee the safety of Soviet diplomats where?
A: Outside the Soviet Embassy building.

Jimmy Hoffa begins his 8-year sentence for what?
A: Attempting to bribe a jury.

What does Joseph Stalin's daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, do?
A: She defects to the United States via the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.

The first phase of the Cambodian Civil War begins between the Kingdom of Cambodia and what group?
A:  Khmer Rouge.

The body of U.S. President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at what cemetery?
A:  Arlington National Cemetery.

In New York City, 10,000 gather for the what?
A: Central Park be-in.

France launches its first what?
A: Nuclear submarine, Le Redoutable.

Martin Luther King, Jr. denounces what during a religious service in New York City?
A: The Vietnam War.

Israeli fighters shoot down how many Syrian MIG-21s?
A: 7.

The first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) takes its what?
A: Maiden flight.

At the 39th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by Bob Hope, who won the Best Picture?
A: A Man for All Seasons.

The Surveyor 3 probe lands on what?
A: The Moon.

Vladimir Komarov becomes the first Soviet cosmonaut to die, when what happens?
A: The parachute of his space capsule fails during re-entry.

In Houston, Texas, boxer Muhammad Ali refuses what?
A: Military service. He is stripped of his boxing title and not allowed to fight for three years.

Elvis Presley and Priscilla Beaulieu are what?
A: Married in Las Vegas.

The Soviet Union ratifies a treaty with the United States and the United Kingdom, banning what?
A: Nuclear weapons from outer space.

Moshe Dayan becomes Israel's what?
A: Minister of Defense.

The Beatles release what album?
A:  Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death in the electric chair for what?
A: Killing 8 student nurses in Chicago.

Israel occupies the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Sinai Peninsula and Golan Heights after defeating its Arab neighbors in what war?
A: The  Six-Day War.

The United States Supreme Court declares what?
A: That all U.S. state laws prohibiting interracial marriage are unconstitutional.

Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall is nominated as the first what?
A: African American justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Mariner 5 is launched toward what planet?
A: Venus.

The People's Republic of China tests its first what?
A: Hydrogen bomb.

The British Parliament decriminalizes what?
A: Homosexuality.

Pink Floyd releases their debut album with what title?
A:  The Piper at the Gates of Dawn.

Ilse Koch, known as the "Witch of Buchenwald", commits suicide in what prison?
A: The Bavarian prison of Aichach.

Nguyễn Văn Thiệu is elected President of South Vietnam.

Love Is a Many Splendored Thing debuts on what?
A:  U.S. daytime television.

Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia, and the next day they are what?
A: Executed.

What happens to U.S. Navy pilot John McCain?
A: He is shot down over North Vietnam and made a POW.

Christian Barnard carries out the world's first what?
A: Heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.

The Green Bay Packers become the first team in the modern era to win their what?
A: Third consecutive NFL Championship.


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