The Craig Fahle Show

The "June" Quiz

Monday, June 23, 2014

Listeners participate in our weekly quiz on all things June.

_Photo courtesy of the Walter P. Reuther Library _

Questions: 1. What President signed Father’s Day into law as a national holiday?

  1. Who was the Mayor of Detroit in June of 1950?

  2. In June 1967, The Beatles released their 8th studio album. What was it called?

  3. Name the holiday the commemorates the abolition of Slavery

  4. Born into a Country Music Family, She became a respected songwriter, performer and actress. She is also known for her third marriage to a famous musician. Who is this June?

6: Name the woman who was the first in space in June of 1983

7: Among the characters this actress played on television were Mother to Penny and Will Robinson, Lassie’s owner and a doctor on Petticoat Junction.

8: Who was the Governor of Michigan in June of 1983?

9: This June was in a musical group that had hits in the 1970s and early 1980’s including "Wang Dang Doodle." "Fire” and "Slow Hand". Name the group.

10: The American War of Independence began in June 1775. Name the battle that started the war .

11: Name the English tennis tournament that is played during the month of June.

12: On June 1, 1792, the what state, known as the Bluegrass state, became the 15th state of the United States

  1. On June 18, 1812, the United States declared war on what country?

14: In June of 1885, This Grand gift from France arrived in New York City.

Answers: 1: Richard Nixon in 1972 2: Albert Cobo (mayor from jan 1950 to 1957 when he died in office) 3: Sgt Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band 4: Juneteenth 5: June Carter Cash 6: Sally Ride 7: June Lockhart 8: James Blanchard 9: The Pointer Sisters (June Pointer was one the the three sisters) 10: The battle of Bunker Hill outside of Boston. 11: Wimbledon 12: Kentucky 13: Great Britain. 14: The Statute of Liberty arrive in New York City. (1885)