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Issue Number 132
February 2014
 
 
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Good Old Days Quiz


This may be harder than you may think. The answers will be on the tip of your tongue, but you just can't quite remember the correct answer.
 
Don't look below for the answers until you have tried it out. 
 
This is a test for us 'older' kids.
 
The answers are printed below, (after the questions) but don't cheat! Answer them first.....
 
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 ___________     ____________.
 
16. Remember LS/MFT _____ _____/_____ _____ _____? 
 
17. Hey Kids! What time is it? It's _____ ______ _____! 
 
18. Who knows what secrets lie in the hearts of men? The _____ Knows! 
 
19. There was a song that came out in the 60's that was "a grave yard smash". It's name was the ______ ______!
 
20. Alka Seltzer used a "boy with a tablet on his head" as it's Logo/Representative. What was the boy's name? ________ 
 
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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 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 
 
16. Lucky Strike/Means Fine Tobacco 
 
17. Howdy Doody Time 
 
18. Shadow 
 
19.Monster Mash 
 
20. Speedy 
 
Send this on to YOUR 'older' friends, (Better known as Seniors). It will drive them crazy! And keep them busy and let them forget their aches and pains for a few minutes.

 


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