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
A: A Countess from Hong Kong.
Segregationist Lester Maddox is sworn in as Governor of
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
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,
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?
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
A: African American justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Mariner 5 is launched toward what planet?
The People's Republic of China tests its first what?
A: Hydrogen bomb.
The British Parliament decriminalizes what?
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?
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.