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Back in Time to 1969 Quiz

The year 1969 brought us Woodstock, Chappaquiddick, and Midnight Cowboy. See what else you know about the close of the '60s.

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The year 1969 brought us Woodstock, Chappaquiddick, and Midnight Cowboy. See what else you know about the close of the '60s.

1. On November 10th, 1969, Sesame Street debuted. It introduced such characters as Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ernie, and the loveable Big Bird. How Big is Big Bird?

  • 6'5''.
  • 7'4''.
  • 8'2".

2. Major League Baseball introduced the divisional playoff system in 1969. Who were the four teams that vied for the World Series?

  • Mets, Orioles, Reds, and A's.
  • Yankees, Pirates, Reds, and A's.
  • Mets, Orioles, Braves, and Twins.

3. The Concorde, the first supersonic commercial jet, took its first test flight in 1969. How long does it take the Concorde to fly from London to New York?

  • Just under three hours.
  • Just under four hours.
  • Just under five hours.

4. What popular American magazine ceased publication in 1969?

  • Popular Mechanics.
  • Life.
  • The Saturday Evening Post.

5. In 1969, for the first time, man ventured into the Sea of Tranquility. Where is the Sea of Tranquility?

  • Asia.
  • The North Pole.
  • The moon.

1. On November 10th, 1969, Sesame Street debuted. It introduced such characters as Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ernie, and the loveable Big Bird. How Big is Big Bird?
8'2".

2. Major League Baseball introduced the divisional playoff system in 1969. Who were the four teams that vied for the World Series?
Mets, Orioles, Braves, and Twins.

3. The Concorde, the first supersonic commercial jet, took its first test flight in 1969. How long does it take the Concorde to fly from London to New York?
Just under four hours.

4. What popular American magazine ceased publication in 1969?
The Saturday Evening Post.

5. In 1969, for the first time, man ventured into the Sea of Tranquility. Where is the Sea of Tranquility?
The moon.

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