We Didn't Start the Fire Quiz

How well do you know which important people, books, records, inventions and historically significant events found their way into this classic song? Turn up those speakers and start that fire!

1 of 10
"Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnnie Ray, South Pacific, Walter Winchell,_____________"

Joe DiMaggio

good old JFK

2 of 10
“Lawrence of Arabia, British Beatlemania, Ole Miss, _________, Liston beats Patterson”

Neil Armstrong

John Glenn

3 of 10
“Hemingway, Eichmann, Stranger in a Strange Land, _________, Berlin, Bay of Pigs Invasion”



4 of 10
“_________ Charles de Gaulle, California baseball, Starkweather, homicide, children of thalidomide”



5 of 10
“___________, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac, Sputnik, Chou En-Lai, Bridge on the River Kwai”


Little Rock

6 of 10
“Einstein, __________, Brooklyn's got a winning team, Davy Crockett, Peter Pan, Elvis Presley, Disneyland”

James Dean


7 of 10
“Josef Stalin, Malenkov, Nasser and Prokofiev, Rockefeller, ________, Communist Bloc”


Old Yeller

8 of 10
“Eisenhower, __________, England's got a new queen, Marciano, Liberace, Santayana goodbye”


James Dean

9 of 10
“____________, H-Bomb, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom, Brando, The King and I, and The Catcher in the Rye"



10 of 10
“Wheel of Fortune, ________, heavy metal, suicide, Foreign debts, homeless vets, AIDS, Crack, Bernie Goetz, Hypodermics on the shores, China's under martial law, Rock and Roller Cola Wars, I can't take it anymore”

Sally Ride

Nixon lied