Fun little quiz for New Years Eve

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 __________ __________.

Post the answers if you know them.

Check back on Friday for the answers.

2008-12-31T06:00:46+00:00

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5 Comments

  1. josh keeton December 31, 2008 at 10:55 am - Reply

    silver bullet
    ed sullivan
    on route 66
    protect the innocent
    the lion sleeps tonight
    limbo
    chocolate
    Louis Armstrong
    timex
    freddy the freeloader, may god bless
    draft cards
    beetle and bug
    buddy holly
    sputnik
    hula hoop

  2. John December 31, 2008 at 10:58 am - Reply

    1. a silver bullet
    2. Ed Sullivan
    3. on Route 66
    4. protect the innocent
    5. the lion sleeps tonight
    6. Limbo
    7. chocolate
    8. Louie Armstrong
    9. A Timex (watch)
    10. Clem Kadiddlehopper (does spelling count?), God bless
    11. draft cards
    12. Beetle or Bug
    13. Buddy Holly
    14. Sputnik
    15. hula hoop

  3. Greg Sherwoood December 31, 2008 at 11:03 am - Reply

    1. Silver Bullet
    2.Ed Sullivan Show
    3. On Route 66
    4. to protect the innocent
    5. the lion sleeps tonight
    6. limbo
    7. chocolet
    8. Louis Armstrong
    9. Timex Watch
    10. Freddie the Freeloader. Adn may God Bless
    11. Draft Cards
    12. Beetle. Bug
    13. Plane Carsh and death of Richie Vallens, Buddy Hooly and Big Bopper
    14.Sputnik
    15. Hula Hoop

  4. Dan Huntingford December 31, 2008 at 11:09 am - Reply

    John is correct. #10 was the only hard one. (for me) But how are you supposed to post your answers????

    • Joe Kern December 31, 2008 at 11:46 am - Reply

      The same way you posted this comment.

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