Trivia Game

1. Who was the singer or band whose first recorded song was “That’s All Right, Mama”?
Elvis Presley
Beach Boys
Bill Haley and His Comets
Jerry Lee Lewis

2. Some skirts of the ’50’s had large appliques of dogs on them.
pencil skirts
poodle skirts
swing skirts

3. What are the hairdos commonly associated with “greasers” called?
ducktail hairdos
The greaser look
The Brylcreme look
swirly hairdos

4. What actor was killed in a car crash on the way to participate in a sports car race?
Humphrey Bogart
James Dean
John Wayne
Ricky Ricardo

5. What was/were the common color(s) for saddle shoes?
blue and white
red and white
black and white

6. What toy came out in 1957 that children use by circling it about their waist and making it spin?
hula hoop
poodle skirt

7. What pop culture idols died in what is known as “The Day the Music Died”?
Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis
Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and Jiles P. Richardson (the Big Bopper)
Chuck Berry, Richie Valens, Jerry Lee Lewis
Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, and Elvis Presley

8. What war between parts of an Asian country took place in the 1950s?
World War I
Gulf War
World War II
Korean War
9. What pro basketball team won 11 championships between 1956-1969?
Chicago Bulls
Los Angeles Lakers
Boston Celtics
Orlando Magic
10. Which of these was one of the first TV sitcoms, and showed the daily events of a woman and her friend as they got into trouble?
“Leave It to Beaver”
“American Bandstand”
“Happy Days”
“I Love Lucy”
1. Elvis
2. Poddle Skirts
3. Duck tail Hairdos
4. James Dean
5. Black & White
6. Hulal Hoop
7. Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and Jiles P. Richardson (the Big Bopper)
8. Korean War
9. Boston Celtics
10. I Love Lucy

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