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Test for Old Kids

PostPosted: Sat Oct 11, 2008 6:37 pm
by Annissa
This is a test for us 'old kids'! The answers are printed below, but don't cheat.


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 behind?________________.

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 to ___________________.'

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.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 Skeleton'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 __ ______________.












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, TheFreeloader and 'Good Night and God Bless.'
11. Draft cards (Bras were also burned. Not flags, as some have guessed)
12. Beetle or Bug
13. Buddy Holly
14. Sputnik
15. Hoola-hoop


BTW I got all right but the first half of #10.

Re: Test for Old Kids

PostPosted: Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:19 pm
by Senoril
I got everything right except 10. I thought it was Clem Kadiddlehopper<sp?>

Re: Test for Old Kids

PostPosted: Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:08 pm
by Annissa
Senoril wrote:I got everything right except 10. I thought it was Clem Kadiddlehopper<sp?>

That's the only one I could remember.. so that was my answer too.

Re: Test for Old Kids

PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 7:38 am
by Llayne
That was fun!

I knew them all except #1 and #10...

Re: Test for Old Kids

PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 7:39 am
by Malegolas
Wow, you guys are old!

Re: Test for Old Kids

PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:51 pm
by Senoril
Shut up you little whippersnapper! And get off my lawn or I'll shake my walker at you.

Re: Test for Old Kids

PostPosted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 11:23 am
by Onefop
I had no trouble remembering all of those!------- It what I did yesterday that gives me pause.