Monday, March 18, 2013

Memory Check

Found this in my in-box this AM.  My cousin in Montana is retired, too, and likes to pass this kind of stuff along.

This is a test for us 'older kids'!
The answers are below the fold, but don't cheat.

Comment to let me know how you did

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 allwatched 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 boys name? _____ __________!

(I missed the name of Red Skelton's  clown character, and the Don McLean question)


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

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