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THE SIXTIES

1.Which 60s fashion icon gave it all up to run a hotel in Cornwall?
2.Who kept her face in a jar by the door?
3.Who was the first artistic director of the National Theatre, started at the Old Vic in 1963?
4.Which long-running television programme started on the day after President Kennedy's assasination?
5.The Beatles had an unbroken run of number one British singles from 1963 until, in March 1967, they were pushed into second place. By which singer?
6.Which British film from 1963 won four Oscars and was based on a novel first published in 1749?
7.The Profumo affair is frequently blamed for bringing down the Conservative government in 1964. Who created the scandal by introducing John Profumo to Christine Keeler?
8.Which famous piece of music was commissioned for the reconsecration of Coventry Cathedral in 1962?
9.In 1969, a man was stabbed to death by a member of the Hell's Angels at a Rolling Stones concert. Where was the concert held?
10.The Biba boutiques were at the heart of swinging London and at one time had the highest turnover of any British retail company. Who founded and ran Biba?

quiz kindly submitted by Michael on 3rd August 2011