Saturday, May 30, 2009

Old Timers Trivia One


This is a test for us old kids! The answers are printed below,
but don't you cheat.

READY????? Here we go!

01. After the Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into
the sunset, the grateful citizens would ask, Who was that
masked man? Invariably, someone would answer, I don't
know, but he left this behind. What did he leave

02. When the Beatles first came to the U. S. in early
1964, we all watched them on The __________________ Show.

03. "Get your kicks, ___________________."

04. "The story you are about to see is true. The names
have been changed___________________."

05. "In the jungle, the mighty jungle, ________________."

06. After the Twist, The Mashed Potato, and the Watusi,
we "danced" under a stick that was lowered as low as we
could go in a dance called the "_____________."

07. "N_E_S_T_L_E_S", Nestle's makes the very best

08. Satchmo was America's "Ambassador of Goodwill." Our
parents shared this great jazz trumpet player with us.
His name was _________________.

09. What takes a licking and keeps on ticking? _______________

10. Red Skelton's hobo character was named __________________
and Red always ended his television show by saying, "Good
Night, and "_______________".

11. Some Americans who protested the Vietnam War did so
by burning their____________.

12. The cute little car with the engine in the back and
the trunk in the front was called the VW. What other
names did it go by? ____________ & _______________.

13. In 1971, singer Don MacLean sang a song about, "the
day the music died." This was a tribute to ___________________.

14. We can remember the first satellite placed into orbit.
The Russians did it. It was called ___________________.

15. One of the big fads of the late 50's and 60's was a
large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist. It
was called the ________________

Scroll Down for the Answers........


01. The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet.
02. The Ed Sullivan Show
03. On Route 66
04. To protect the innocent.
05. The Lion sleeps tonight
06. The limbo
07. Chocolate
08. Louis Armstrong
09. The Timex watch
10. Freddy, The Freeloader, and "Good Night, and may God Bless."
11. Draft cards (Bras were also burned.)
12. Beetle or Bug
13. Buddy Holly
14. Sputnik
15. Hoola-hoop

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