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Old 02-16-2013, 09:42 AM   #1
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Nostalgia Quiz - Just for Fun

I lifted this from another forum, just for entertainment. Sad when so much of what's in my brain is now considered nostalgia...

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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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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Old 02-16-2013, 11:32 AM   #2
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Ah, the memories - I only missed #8 and #10
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:00 PM   #5
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Got 'em all except Freddy the Freeloader. Remembered as soon as I saw the answer !
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I knew the answers to all of them except for the 1st part of #10, I knew the 2nd part of it. I seldom watched Red Skelton's show but I did know how he ended it.
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I missed 3, 8, 10, and 20. Number 16 had multiple meanings, I remembered 3
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Got the Red Skelton good night wrong... got it mixed up with "Mrs. Calabash." From another era.
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I wasn't allowed to watch the Red Skelton show, so I never saw it even once. I was always intrigued by it as a kid, since I misunderstood the title and thought that show was the "Red Skeleton Show". I really wanted to see the red skeletons!

So, I got that wrong. I got all of the rest, except for Speedy.
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Surprised myself by getting 12/20, plus the 2nd half of the Red Skeleton question - but that was a guess, I never saw the show.
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I got 17.5 - missed half the Red Skelton Q and missed #1 & #20. Too bad all this old useless info prevents new stuff from taking root...
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I really disliked the Red Skeleton show so of course I got that one wrong but I aced the rest .
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Got them all but #16. Red Skelton was favorite, I remember all of his characters.
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20 out of 20. And I'm "only" 55!
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A few errata...

#7 Bonus round: Who said it? (without checking Google/YouTube) HINT: It's a trick question.

#10 is incomplete. "Good Night, and MAY God Bless"

#13 -- The Day the Music Died - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia refers, and was a tribute to, three music legends: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper.

#15 -- Ya know... for KIDS! (Coen Bros. reference)

#18 is wrong. The question was, "Who knows what EVIL LURKS in the hearts of men?"

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17/20, not bad for age 53.

Missed 10, 16 & 20. I was close on 10 but I said Clem Kadiddlehopper.
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Got 16 out of 20, LS/MFT never saw it advertised as initials so that made no sense to me. Couldn't remember the name Freddie the Freeloader but I sure can see him in my mind, Shadow must have been before my time, was that a radio program from the 40's ? I know the song American Pie but didn't know that it referred to Buddy Holly.
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