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DD    Posted 11-30-2004 at 20:32:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
Okay, some fun for you older folks and you younger ones too!

The answers are 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 ___________

05. In the jungle, the mighty jungle,_________________________

06. After the twist, the mashed potatoe, 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 ________________________. and he 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:

01.The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet.

02.The Ed Sullivan show.

03.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 (the bra was also burned)

12.Beetle or Bug

13.Buddy Holly

14. sputnik

15.hula-hoop


tacon1    Posted 12-01-2004 at 04:43:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
Got them all.

tacon1 (one of the older ones)


Chad K    Posted 12-01-2004 at 04:35:04       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm 29 and missed 4 of them...
1) I haven't watched even reruns of the lone ranger for over 20 years!
7) D'oh! how could I get that wrong??
8) sure, I recognise the name now...
10) I could almost picture the hobo, but had no clue as to the name.

and...
13) there were more killed in that crash, right? I always thought it was about all of them?

ah ha! Ritchie Valens, right?

Chad, who has a bunch of useless knowledge in his cranium too...


Melanie    Posted 12-01-2004 at 10:34:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
And the Big Bopper, don't forget Mr. "HEL-looooooo, bayyyyyybeh..."


RedTail    Posted 12-01-2004 at 11:18:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yep , "the three men I admire most"

Holly, Valens and teh Bopper. Ok but who was it he met in the line "i met a girl who sang the blues, she asked me for some happy news"?


Melanie    Posted 12-01-2004 at 12:16:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
I want to guess Janis Joplin, because she's the only gal from that era who "sang the blues" on the rock n' roll scene. Did I get it?


Melanie    Posted 12-01-2004 at 13:54:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
Did I get it? Or was it like Billie Holiday?


Melanie    Posted 12-01-2004 at 02:36:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
Aw, blew it on #10 and #14 (unless you count "Stolichnaya" as a valid answer there. Heh.)
And, while I may not be in that age group, I am a pop culture trivia buff. :)


JB    Posted 11-30-2004 at 21:46:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
How humiliating!! I knew every dang one of them!!!


James(Ga)    Posted 11-30-2004 at 21:51:20       [Reply]  [No Email]

JB,Feeling younger all the time. James


James(Ga)    Posted 11-30-2004 at 21:23:49       [Reply]  [No Email]

DD, i only knew about half of them so that makes me half as old as Ron/ar Ya'll have a good nite. James


ron,ar    Posted 11-30-2004 at 20:57:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
I knew them all.
Now here is one for you DD, you are a youngster, probably never saw this show.
Who starred as Skipper Adam Troy of the sailing ship Tiki-3 on Adventures In Paradise?


DD    Posted 12-01-2004 at 16:16:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
Never even heard of it Ron, but that's ok, this was just for fun anyway : )


toolman    Posted 11-30-2004 at 22:29:39       [Reply]  [No Email]
all but two 8 and 13,


Alias    Posted 12-01-2004 at 03:41:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
If that wasn't a trip back in time!!!!!

I knew them all except 13. And, if I could hear the tune, I probably would have remembered it also. .........gfp


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