1970 In Television Trivia Quiz
Choose an answer from the three choices
and True or False offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
1. It was July 31, 1970. What new anchors his final newscast with
David Brinkley and retires, bringing down the curtain on a 14-year
career at NBC News and, thus, as chief anchor of The Huntley-Brinkley
Report. The next Monday, August 3, the program is renamed NBC
Nightly News, its title to this day.
- William Gates
- Chet Huntley
- Walter Winchell
2. Who is a Golden Globe Award-winning American actor who began his
career as a child born on April 13, 1970?
- Rick Schroder
- Frank Silvera,
- Mike Douglas
3. In was January 5, 1970. What Soap opera premieres on ABC?
- When to Live
- Night Becomes Day
- All My Children
4. It was September 19, 1970. What sitcom premieres on CBS and runs
The Dick Van Dyke Show
Love of Life
5. The sitcom began in 1965 and ends its run on May 15, 1970. What
is the series?
- Days of Wine and Roses
- Coming Home
- Get Smart
6. What actress and television host was born on October 2, 1970?
- Rachel Ray
- Inger Stevens
- Kelly Ripa
7. It was September 21, 1970. NFL Monday Night Football
premieres on ABC and runs from 1970 to 2006. Who was the original
- Keith Jackson
- Curt Gowdy
- Vin Scully
8. It was October 5, 1970. What US TV Network began broadcasting?
- Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
- National Educational Television (NET)
- American Broadcasting Company (ABC)
9. What seven year TV show end on April 4?
- Petticoat Junction
- Dark Shadows
- Family Affair
10. The Flip Wilson Show is a variety show that aired in the
U.S. on NBC from September 17, 1970 to June 27, 1974. The show starred
American comedian Flip Wilson; the program was one of the first American
television programs starring a black person in the title role to become
highly successful with a white audience. Specifically, it was the first
successful network variety series starring an African American. During
its first two seasons, its Nielsen ratings made it the nation's second
most watched show.