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1960s plus 50: How well do you know the tumultuous decade? Take the quiz!

From civil rights to the space program, and women's liberation to Woodstock, the 1960s brought revolutionary change to science, music, politics, and norms of behavior in the United States. How much do you know (or remember) of the tumultuous decade? 

- Staff writer

1. “The Twist” was a song and dance craze made popular by the television program “American Bandstand,” hosted by Dick Clark. Though the first artist credited with the song was Hank Ballard, he was not available to perform on “American Bandstand.” Which artist took over the song and is now most commonly associated with it?

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Chubby Checker

 

Little Richard

 

Elvis Presley

 

Jerry Lee Lewis

 
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