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#1. In which year in the 1960s did the farthing cease to be legal tender? [—-]

#2. The UK developed Ariel 3 was launched in 1967, what was it? [a s——–]

#3. Name the twin brothers who were arrested in 1965 on suspicion of running a protection racket in London. [The —–]

#4. In 1964 which film set in Africa and starring Michael Caine and Stanley Baker was released?

#5. In 1964 the book A Caribbean Mystery was published, who was the author?

#6. In August 1963 which famous crime took place? [The G—- —– ——-]

#7. The 1964 children’s book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was written by which author? A man who is more well known for writing spy thrillers.

#8. A particular type of star was first discovered in this year which at first led scientists to believe it was a sign of life, due to the regular signal it emits. What is its name? A P—–]

#9. Cunard launched one of the last great liners at Clydebank this year, what was its name? [The —– E——– –]

#10. Desmond Morris published a controversial book about the human species in this year – what was its name? [— Naked —]

#11. The Super Bowl was held for the first time this year. Who won the first and second title? [T– Gr— — P——]

#12. What operation was legalised in the UK in 1967, the bill having been sponsored by David Steel? [——–]

#13. What was the name of the device, introduced in this year, which allowed the police to measure a driver’s alcohol level at the roadside for the first time? [T– b———–]

#14. What was the name of the oil tanker which ran aground close to Lands End and was bombed by the RAF? [Torrey C—–]

#15. Which artiste released the singles ‘It’s all over’, ‘I’ll come running’, ‘The day I met Marie’ and ‘All my love’? [Sir —– ——-]

#16. Which ‘cult’ album by the Beatles was released in this year, having taken a then-exceptional 500 hours to record? [——– —–r’s —— —— —- —-]

#17. Who completed the first single-handed voyage around the world in this year, and was knighted by Drake’s sword? [Sir Francis C———]

#18. Who was the surgeon who performed the world’s first heart transplant operation in this year (1967), in South Africa? [Sir Christian ——-]



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