Test of Your Memory

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 60(?) YEAR OLD!

DON'T LOOK BELOW FOR THE ANSWERS UNTIL YOU HAVE TRIED IT OUT!

This is a test for us 'old kids'! 

The answers are printed 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 
    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. 4/13/2011 Marks the 50th Anniversary of the first man, (also Russian), to orbit the 
    Earth. What was his name? _________________

16. 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. 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. Yuri Gagarin
16. Hoola-hoop