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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Get your brains in gear...

How much do you remember? I got 14 out of 15!

The answers are printed below, but don't you cheat!

1. 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?________________.

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

3. "Get your kicks, ___________________."

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

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

6. 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 "_____________."

7. "N_E_S_T_L_E_S", Nestle's makes the very best....... _______________."

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

9. 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 ________________ !


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ANSWERS:
1. The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet.
2. The Ed Sullivan Show
3. On Route 66
4. To protect the innocent.
5. The Lion Sleeps Tonight
6. The limbo
7. Chocolate
8. Louis Armstrong
9. The Timex watch
10. Freddy, The Freeloader,and "Good Night,and may God Bless."
11. Draft cards
12. Beetle or Bug
13. Buddy Holly
14. Sputnik
15. Hoola-hoop

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3 Comments:

Blogger Joan said...

I too got 14 out of 15. This must mean we're either really bright or really old. Can you guess which one I'd prefer???

1:02 PM  
Blogger Katya said...

I got 10 right. Mainly it's because of really bad memory, or what I refer to as my mad cow disease.

7:49 PM  
Blogger Hilda said...

Joan - did you miss #10? That's the one I missed and several of my friends did as well.

9:25 PM  

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