This will bring you back, how about a little "Pop Quiz", remember those?  Let's face it, the 60's were an interesting and turbulent time to say the least, and we went from 2nd grade to seniors in high school during that time.  We witnessed many life changing and earth shattering events through the 1960's, let's see how many you remember.
This short quiz should test your elderly memory, did you burn out all of your brain cells in the 60's or do you still have some left?  let's see if you can get these all right without the help of the internet...
1) Who did John F. Kennedy defeat in the US Presidential election in 1960?
Lyndon Johnson
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
2) Which South African leader was sentenced to life in prison in 1964?
Ghandi
Nelson Mandela
Idi Amin
Tom Naude

3) Cult members murdered several people in August of 1969, they were led by who?
Ted Bundy
Zodiac Killer
Jeffrey Dahmer
Charles Manson
4) In 1965, Dr. Christian Barnard performed the first transplant of what organ in South Africa?
Kidney
Heart
Lung
Liver

5) In which year were the Black Panthers political organization formed?
1970
1968
1967
1966
6) What was the name of the first weather satellite launched by the US in 1960?
TIROS-1
Weather1
NOAA-18
Suomi NPP

7) Burundi gained its independence from what country in 1962?
South Africa
Belgium
Germany
Kazakhstan
8) In what year was Egypt's Aswan Dam completed?
1967
1968
1969
1970

9) Who became the first man to go outside of a space vehicle in a "Space Walk" in 1965?
Aleksei Leonov
John Glenn
Gus Grissom
Wally Schirra
10) Which famous American penitentiary closed in 1963?L
Leavenworth
Lewisburg
Marion
Alkatraz

11) Which Pope became the first to visit the United States in 1965?
John Paul I
John Paul II
Paul VI
John XXIII
12) Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in what year?
1967
1968
1969
1970

13) In 1966, the actor Ronald Reagan began his involvement with US politics when he became the governor of what state?
New York
Nevada
Virginia
California
14) In which year did Sidney Poitier become the first black actor to win the Academy Award (Oscar) for best actor?
1962
1964
1968
1970

15) Which chain department store first opened in Garden City, Michigan in 1962?
Sears
Woolworth
Kmart
Shopper's City
16) What safety device did Allen Breed invent in 1968?
The 911 System
Kevlar
The Smoke Detector
The Automatic Airbag

17) What was the name of the unsuccessful Cuban invasion attempt that tried to overthrow Fidel Castro in 1961?
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
Kennedy's Folly
The Cuban Missle Crisis
The Cuban Invasion
18) In what year was US President John F. Kennedy assassinated?
1961
1962
1963
1964

19) Rhodesia declared its independence from Britain in 1965 to later become what country?
Zimbabwe
Congo
Sierra Leone
Rwanda
20) By 1966, the United States had nearly how many troops in Vietnam?
50,000
100,000
250,000
500,000

21) When did the Voting Rights Act became law in the US?
1964
1965
1966
1967
22) Which war-torn Asian country returned to civilian rule in 1963?
Japan
Vietnam
Serbia
South Korea

23) The first VCR home video recorder was introduced by what company in 1964?
Sony
RCA
Toshiba
General Electric
24) In what year did Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his "I Have a Dream" speech?
1961
1963
1965
1967

25) In what year did the construction of the Berlin Wall begin?
1961
1964
1967
1969
26) Who assassinated Robert Kennedy in Los Angeles, California in 1968?
Billy Bob Thornton
Sirhan Sirhan
Lee Harvey Oswald
Jack Ruby

27) The 1966 purge of intellectuals in China by leader Mao Zedong is known as what?
The Chinese Revolution
The Cultural Revolution
The Changing of China
Mao's Revenge
28) In what year did Neil Armstrong become the first man to set foot on the moon?
1967
1968
1969
1970

29) Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela are all original members of what organization formed in 1960?
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
The Petroleum Cabal
The Middle East Oil Group
Organization of Petroleum Cabal
30) The Cuban Missile Crisis involved a stand-off between which two countries that nearly ended in nuclear war in 1962?
Cuba and the United States
Cuba and Mexico
The United States and the Soviet Union
Cuba and the Soviet Union

31) What 1964 incident triggered the official start of the Vietnam War?
The Kennedy Assassination
Vietnam attacked Cambodia
Vietnam attacked Laos
US Destroyer sunk in the Gulf of Tonkin