February 02, 2006

Do YOU Remember ?

Catfish sent me this test for us old farts...I'm proud to say I got 100% correct.

See how YOU do:

This is a test for us, the old kids!

The answers are printed below the fold, but don't you cheat.


Here we go!

01. After the Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into the sunset,
thegrateful 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 if true. The names have been

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. "N_E_S_T_L_E_S", Nestle's makes the very best _______________."
Bonus point if you remember the name/type of the character that said it.

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 named __________________ and Red
always ended his television show by saying, "Good

11. Some Americans who protested the Vietnam War did so by burning

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 ________________


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 Bounus: It was a puppet dog named Farfel

08. Louis Armstrong

09. The Timex watch

10. Freddy, The Freeloader, and "Good Night, and may God Bless."

11. Draft cards (Bras were also burned.)

12. Beetle or Bug

13. Buddy Holly

14. Sputnik

15. Hoola-hoop

Send this to your "seasoned" friends. It will drive them crazy! And,
keep them busy and let them forget their aches and pains for a few minutes!

Posted by Delftsman3 at February 2, 2006 10:48 PM | TrackBack

I'm sorry I haven't commented in a while. Life happens and I have been very busy. I am trying to get the readership at my site back up. I also have a story that is, at the very least worthy of mention on your great blog. Air Force Security Forces loses two more great heroes. Thanks

SlagleRock Out!

Posted by: slaglerock at February 2, 2006 10:50 PM

I got all of them right also, Cat

Posted by: Catfish at February 3, 2006 07:16 AM

100% correct, not bad for a 43 year old!, I had to really think on the Red Skelton question -- Red was a Hoosier too!

Posted by: hoosierboy at February 3, 2006 08:51 AM

Thats right HB, born and bred in Vincennes IN.

Posted by: delftsman3 at February 3, 2006 04:13 PM

I got two wrong. Does that mean I'm younger than you?

Posted by: Grandma Jo at February 3, 2006 05:59 PM

No, that means that the old memory gears are starting to slip a little , Grandma Jo ;)

Posted by: delftsman3 at February 3, 2006 09:12 PM

Eh, what was that sonny??

Posted by: Grandma Jo at February 4, 2006 07:30 AM

I got the same two wrong, Grandma Jo, I'll bet.

I blame my cultural idiocy on you, then.


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Posted by: Margery at March 2, 2006 10:55 PM
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