Which Classic '60s Movie Couple Are You and Your Significant Other?

Emily Maggrett

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About This Quiz

The 1960s were a time of massive social change in America. Thanks to the rise of feminism, women were taking on more active roles in their homes and workplaces.

As the formality and traditional values of the 1950s were challenged by artists, activists, thinkers and writers, Hollywood sirens like Marilyn Monroe and dainty actresses like Grace Kelly fell out of favor on the big screen, replaced by more overtly fierce and assertive stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Barbra Streisand, Joanne Woodward and Anne Bancroft. 

Elizabeth Taylor and Anne Bancroft showed mass audiences that even the most feminine women could still have strong sexual drives, while Joanne Woodward and Barbra Streisand challenged beauty standards and portrayed some of the most psychologically complex characters ever captured on film.

Hollywood ideals of masculinity changed as well. In the previous decade, macho hunks like Tony Curtis and Kirk Douglas dominated in blockbuster epics and black-and-white dramas. Now, new and more realistic films about growing social unrest demanded more conflicted and intellectual stars, giving actors like Elliott Gould, Richard Burton, Paul Newman and Mel Brooks the opportunity to shine.

Eventually, these stars paired off, forming new Hollywood power couples: Elliot Gould and Barbra Streisand, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, Anne Bancroft and Mel Brooks and Richard Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor. For many Americans, they represented more modern models for how relationships could be.

Which classic 1960s couple are you and your partner like? Find out by taking this quiz!

How did you meet your partner?

How long did it take for you and your partner to fall for each other?

What do you like to do for fun together?

If your relationship had a theme song, what would it be?

What attracts you to your partner?

What does your partner find most attractive about you?

What's your love language?

Which of these dates would you most like to go on with your partner?

Which of these vacations would you most like to go on with your partner?

Are you and your partner introverted or extroverted?

Can your partner sing well?

What are you and your partner's favorite musical genres?

What are you and your partner's favorite book genres?

What are you and your partner's favorite film genres?

If your relationship was a cuisine, which of these answers would it be?

What's your astrological sign?

What's your partner's astrological sign?

How do you like to dress?

How does your partner like to dress?

Do you plan on having children?

Where do you live?

What's your favorite season?

Are you affectionate in public?

Which of these words best describes your sex life?

When you argue, what do you argue about?

Which of these actions by your partner would be a deal breaker for you?

Which of these people would you most like to be best friends with?

Which of these people would your partner most like to be best friends with?

What's your partner's greatest weakness?

What's your partner's greatest strength?

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