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1960s Celebrities by Picture #1

Guess the names of these mostly-American celebrities from the 1960s.
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First submittedNovember 4, 2016
Last updatedApril 14, 2018
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level 71
Nov 4, 2016
Loved this quiz. Great work!
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level 72
Nov 4, 2016
Excuse my European moaning, but I was a child of the sixties and remain unaware of three of these.
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level 52
Feb 24, 2017
Me too.
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level 56
Feb 24, 2017
Me Three!
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level 61
Jan 30, 2018
Which ones did you not know, tolerated? Other than Gordie Howe; who was more well known in Canada cause he was our great hockey player, all the rest were and some still are, very famous.
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level 45
Nov 5, 2016
Didn't know some too
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level 83
Nov 8, 2016
I'm asleep this morning, took me way too long to come up with The Shakiest Gun in the West.
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level 32
Feb 24, 2017
finished in 60 sec
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level 79
Feb 24, 2017
Not sure what it says about me but I'm in my late 30s and this was by far the easiest celebrity quiz, I've taken on Jet Punk.
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level 38
Feb 24, 2017
It says that you're a normal, well-rounded individual.
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level 70
Feb 24, 2017
With Mary Tyler Moore passing away, that leaves only 8 of these folks that are still alive. :-(
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level 60
Feb 24, 2017
Kirk Douglas is 100
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level 67
Jul 24, 2018
And still around a year and a half later!
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level 68
Nov 14, 2018
Well, technically he's still not a 100 a year and half later. He's 101 now.
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level 60
Mar 3, 2017
It amazes me how much Scott Eastwood looks like his father when he was younger.
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level 37
Mar 8, 2017
Marilyn Monroe?
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level 79
Oct 6, 2018
Would probably fit better as a 50's celebrity, really.
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level 38
Feb 20, 2019
Yeah. She died in 1962, so she didn't see much of the '60s. But then, neither did JFK, as he was assassinated a year later.
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level 65
Jan 30, 2018
I am most troubled that ONLY 39% of test takers recognized Peter Sellers! I mean the language of film is supposedly universal, and Sellers was genius on a level with Chaplin. If you can recognize every Kardashian, but not Peter Sellers: check yourself!
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level 63
Nov 14, 2018
Give me a break, man. Peter Sellers died almost 40 years ago. He was great, but these days you have to go out of your way to watch one his films. Meanwhile you can't pass a news stand without seeing a celebrity magazine with a Kardashian on the cover. Is it really so shocking?
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level 72
Nov 14, 2018
JWC was troubled, not shocked. I'm neither troubled nor shocked. Sellers was great though, Dr. Strangelove is one of the best. I used to die laughing at at the Pink Panther films as well.
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level 72
Nov 14, 2018
the party, best sellers movie ever! seriously made me cry of laughter. again and again

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level 38
Dec 9, 2018
I remembered him; just couldn't think of his name. I love his character in the Pink Panther movies and kept thinking "Clouseau, what was Clouseau's first name"? Peter Sellers, though not an uncommon name, doesn't easily roll off my tongue.
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level 77
Feb 20, 2019
He's the one I missed. I know his name and a few of his movies but don't recognize his face. If it makes you feel any better, I also am not confident I could sort out all of the Kardashians.
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level 38
Feb 20, 2019
Who, in their right mind, would WANT to sort out the Kardashians?
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level 38
Jun 6, 2019
JWC1202: I got Sellers this time around. Couldn't remember his name on my previous attempt. Knew him as the lead actor in the Pink Panther movies, but always confused him with Peter O'Toole (don't know why, the look nothing alike). Anyway, now I've got him and I won't forget again. Great actor by the way!
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level 4
Apr 21, 2018
Wait, how did more people know Yoko Ono than John Lennon. How is that possible!
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level 61
Nov 14, 2018
Probably just because of the picture of Lennon they used. The long hair and beard obscure his face somewhat, and even though no phase of John Lennon could fairly be called obscure, I think this phase is much less recognizable than the Beatlemania phase. I'd wager that if the quiz included a picture of early 60's mop-top Lennon, more people would recognize him.
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level 50
Apr 27, 2018
Who is Andy Griffith?
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level 67
Jul 24, 2018
I swear I'm not just being snarky by saying this, but in the '60s he was most well known as the star of The Andy Griffith Show. It was consistently one of the highest-rated shows on American TV from 1960-68, and is almost always on lists of best US TV shows ever (sitcoms, especially).
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level 76
Nov 19, 2018
The show was always one of my favorites and is still shown in syndication. Ron Howard got his start playing Andy's son, Opie. Andy Griffith was multi-talented. He did comedy, sang, did movies - A Face in the Crowd made him famous - and he was twice nominated for a Tony award.
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level 50
Oct 20, 2018
Later in life he was Matlock.
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level 46
Nov 14, 2018
I've never heard of him either
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level 58
Nov 21, 2018
I've heard of him, but didn't know what he looked like. Obviously only famous in America.
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level 51
Jun 18, 2018
I was also a child of the 60's. Someone beat me to it, who is Andy Griffith
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level 77
Nov 14, 2018
My dad LOVED this show. I heard this opening so many times growing up because he was always watching it in reruns.
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level 61
Nov 14, 2018
You don't remember Sheriff Andy of Mayberry? Or later on "Matlock"?
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level 61
Nov 14, 2018
I always think Don Knotts is Andy Griffith because when I saw the show as a child, Knotts's character was much more memorable.
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level 79
Nov 16, 2018
My middle school band teacher used to play episodes in class whenever we had nothing to do.
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level 76
Aug 15, 2018
I don't know how it's possible, but my high score is 17/16 (106%).
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level 75
Oct 6, 2018
Mine is 125%. I don't get it either!
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level 77
Nov 14, 2018
I improved a lot vs the first time I took this but I still missed Peter Sellers.
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level 79
Nov 16, 2018
I got stuck on Sellers for the longest time because I thought he was Walt Disney.
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level 61
Aug 3, 2019
for kirk douglas I thought danny kaye ( didnt know that name but managed to find who I was looking for, through black and white movies where there was dancing and a bit of detective work..)