Monday Mind Workout Answers for Monday 13th July 2020

Dear all, please find below the answers for yesterday’s ‘Monday Mind Workout’. How well did you know the 60s?
1.Who famously sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to President John F Kennedy in 1962? Mairlyn Monroe
2. Who is the lead singer of The Who? Roger Daltrey
3. In 1964, world heavyweight champion Cassius Clay changed his name to what?Muhammed Ali
4. Which Daydream Believer band initially began as a fictional band on a sitcom?  The Monkees
5. In 1962, three inmates escaped from what “inescapable” prison?Alcatraz
6. Who sang barefoot at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1967 with ‘Puppet on a String’? Sandie Shaw
7. Who was the first man on the moon in 1969?Neil Armstrong
8.Which puppet was designed in 1962 and was originally voiced by Ivan Owen?Basil Brush
9. Which blonde bombshell became the face of country music in the 60s? Dolly Parton
10. In 1962, Andy Warhol shocked the art world with an exhibit of his paintings of what?Soup Cans
11. True or false: Penny Lane is named after a real street in London – False – it’s a street in Liverpool
12. Which coin was introduced in Britain in October 1969?50p
13 In which year of the 60s was the film of ‘The Sound of Music’ released? 1965
14.Which brand of toothpaste was advertised on television as having a ring of confidence?Colgate
15.Complete the titles of these 60s’ TV music shows (1 point each)

  • (i) Ready,Steady,__,
  • (ii) Thank Your Lucky __,
  • (iii) Juke Box __,
  • (iv) The 6:5 __, and
  • (v) Discs a__ 
  • The TV shows were respectively (i) Ready Steady Go!, (ii) Thank Your Lucky Stars, (iii) Juke Box Jury, (iv) The 6:5 Special and (v) Discs a-go-go.
16. Name the twin brothers who were arrested in 1965 on suspicion of running a protection racket in London. [The —–]The Krays
17. In which year in the 1960s did the farthing cease to be legal tender … ? 1960
18. For what event did 20 million people tune in to Coronation Street in 1968?Elsie Tanner’s Wedding
19  What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong was a hit in which year? a) 1967 b) 1968 c) 1969 a) 1967
20.What British subculture was the rival to the mods?Rockers
Anagrams – 60s Pop Groups – e.g. ON LOSERS GLINT – Rolling Stones
21. DINKY FLOP – Pink Floyd
22. LETS HATE BE – Beatles
23. HEY BOTCH BASE – The Beach Boys
24. SOURNESS OF HATE – The Four Seasons
25. DAM MAN FERN – Manfred Man
What was your score?