Trivia About Stars
Think you know the stars of yesteryear? Check out our famous stars trivia and see how well you know them.
1. Elizabeth Taylor is as famous for her many marriages as she is for her film career. Which of these men was NOT married to Elizabeth during the Fifties?
A. Michael Wilding
B. Eddie Fisher
C. Richard Burton
2. What was the name of Ernie Kovac’s wife, a star in her own right?
A. Edie Adams
B. Debbie Reynolds
C. Jayne Meadows
3. Whose image appeared on the first cover of TV Guide?
A. Jack Webb
B. Lucille Ball and new baby
C. David and Ricky Nelson
4. Singing siblings, Kathy, Diane, Peggy and Janet were known as:
A. The McGuire Sisters
B. The Lennon Sisters
C. The Andrews Sisters
5. What is the name of the film producer Sophia Loren married in 1958?
A. Billy Wilder
B. Federico Fellini
C. Carlo Ponti
6. He’s called Mr. Television. Can you name him?
A. Ed Sullivan
B. Walter Cronkite
C. Milton Berle
7. Where was Elvis Presley born?
A. Tupelo, Tennessee
B. Tupelo, Mississippi
C. Tupelo, Alabama
8. He is famous for screeching “Stellaaaaaa.”
A. Marlon Brando
B. James Dean
C. Montgomery Clift
9. What is Doris Day’s given name?
A. Doris Parsons
B. Doris Hopper
C. Doris Kappelhoff
10. Old Blue Eyes married several times. Which lady was NEVER married to Frank Sinatra?
A. Mia Farrow
B. Ava Gardner
C. Lana Turner
1. C. Richard Burton
Elizabeth Taylor didn’t marry Burton until 1964. Nicky Hilton, was her first husband. (’50-’51) and Michael Todd, he was her third. (’57-58)
2. A. Edie Adams
This multi-talented lady won Broadway’s 1957 Tony Award as Best Featured Actress.
3. B. Lucy and new baby
Jack Webb was a good answer; he was on the second cover. David and Ricky Nelson appeared about six weeks later.
4. B. The Lennon Sisters
From the Lawrence Welk Show! The McGuires were Christine, Dorothy and Phyllis. The Andrews were LaVerne, Maxine, and Patty.
5. C. Carlo Ponti
Born: 12/11/1912. Birthplace: Magenta, Italy. A producer of numerous Italian and English-language films.
6. C. Milton Berle
Comedian Milton Berle, one of the pioneering legends of television was known to a generation of devoted fans as Uncle Miltie.
7. B. Tupelo, Mississippi
The Birthplace of Elvis Presley in Tupelo, Mississippi, is the only location in the world where you can see, feel and touch the home where the King of Rock and Roll began his musical journey.
8. A. Marlon Brando
From “A Streetcar Named Desire.“ Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time.
9. C. Doris Kappelhoff
Doris Day will be remembered as a wholesome star of the fifties and sixties. See Frank’s take on Doris.
10. C. Lana Turner
Ole Blue Eyes took a walk down the aisle four times:
Nancy Barbato 1939
Ava Gardner 1951
Mia Farrow 1966
Barbara Marx 1976
HOW WELL DID YOU REMEMBER THESE STARS?
8 to 10 correct: WOW! YOU MUST BE OLDER THAN DIRT!
Did you spend every Saturday at the movies?
4 to 7 correct: OOPS!
You must have been doing your homework.
0 to 3 correct: WHATSAMATTER?
Spend most of your youth standing in the corner?