1970 Trivia Quiz - Questions With Answers
The first episode of the soap opera All My Children is
broadcast on what television network?
A: ABC television network.
Where do Diana Ross and The Supremes perform their farewell
live concert together?
A: At the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas.
Who is introduced onstage at the end of the last show?
A: Ross's replacement, Jean Terrell.
Pan American Airways offers the first commercially
scheduled 747 service from where to where?
A: John F. Kennedy International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
Joseph Fielding Smith becomes the what?
A: The 10th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Mick Jagger is fined £200 for possession of what?
Ōsumi, Japan's first satellite, is launched on a what?
A: A Lambda-4 rocket.
Black Sabbath's eponymous debut album is released, and is
often regarded as the first what?
A: The first true heavy metal album.
Jeffrey R. MacDonald kills his wife and children at Fort
Bragg, North Carolina, claiming what?
A: That drugged-out "hippies" did it.
Chevrolet releases the second generation what?
Rhodesia severs its last tie with the United Kingdom,
declaring itself a what?
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty goes into effect,
A: Ratification by 56 nations.
The United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing
information related to what incident?
A: My Lai Massacre.
The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by whom?
A: San Francisco Mayor Joseph Alioto.
President Nixon signs the Public Health Cigarette Smoking
Act into law, which does what?
A: Bans cigarette television advertisements in the United States from January 1, 1971.
American Motors Corporation introduces what model car?
A: The Gremlin.
A huge gas explosion at a subway construction site in
Osaka, Japan kills and injures how many people?
A: It kills 79 and injures over 400.
An oxygen tank in the Apollo 13 spacecraft explodes,
forcing the crew to do what?
A: Abort the mission and return in 4 days.
April 24 – China's first satellite (Dong Fang Hong 1) is
A: Launched into orbit.
Four students at Kent State University in Ohio are killed
and 9 wounded by whom?
A: Ohio National Guardsmen, at a protest against the incursion into Cambodia.
The Beatles release their what?
A: Their 12th and final album, Let It Be.
The Boston Bruins win their first Stanley Cup since when?
The 1976 Winter Olympics are awarded to what city?
A: Denver, Colorado but it is later rejected in 1972.
The 1970 Ancash earthquake causes a landslide that buries
A: Yungay, Peru. More than 47,000 people are killed.
Tonga gains independence from whom?
A: The United Kingdom.
The United States gets its first female what?
A: Generals, Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington.
What new stadium opens in Cincinnati?
A: Riverfront Stadium.
Colorado State College changes its name to what?
A: University of Northern Colorado.
What dam in Egypt is completed?
A: The Aswan High Dam.
Who is shot and killed during a rally in East Los Angeles?
A: Rubén Salazar.
An anti-war rally at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, is
attended by what three famous people?
A: John Kerry, Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland.
Elvis Presley begins his first what?
A: Concert tour since 1958 in Phoenix, Arizona, at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
What new model Chevrolet is introduced?
A: The Chevrolet Vega.
What new car does Ford introduce?
A: The Ford Pinto.
Jimi Hendrix dies in London from what?
A: Complications of a drug overdose.