Celebrating Women for the Real World

A Test For Us Old Kids!

This is a test for us, old kids! The answers are printed below, but don’t you cheat. The sad thing is that I only missed 2.5 of the questions (even though some of these are before my time…LOL).

Here we go!

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 if true. The names have been changed___________________.”

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 _______________.”

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 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 ba! ck 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 w! as a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist. It was called the ________________ .

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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 Free loader, 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


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  1. * My Sister says:

    OMG! I only got two wrong. . . .guess I am getting old.


    | Reply Posted 12 years, 2 months ago
  2. * Suz says:

    I got 1.5 wrong, I got the first part of #10 wrong. Now you have me singing #5 😛

    Hugs Suz

    | Reply Posted 12 years, 2 months ago
  3. * BlondGirl says:

    I missed #10 (I thought it was Clem Cadiddlehopper). I feel ancient right now.

    | Reply Posted 12 years, 2 months ago
  4. * Greg - Cowboy in the Jungle says:

    HA! Gotem all and I’m only 32!


    | Reply Posted 12 years, 2 months ago
  5. * Jennifer says:

    Hmm.. I’m not that old. But I did guess #5 and #6 🙂

    | Reply Posted 12 years, 2 months ago
  6. * Anonymous Shannon says:

    AAARGGGGG! Oh that hurt my brain. It’s too early to think that hard!:)

    | Reply Posted 12 years, 2 months ago
  7. * CrazyRideLady says:

    I missed the first and the tenth. May am I getting old!

    | Reply Posted 12 years, 2 months ago
  8. * Jana says:

    I only got half of one wrong. And I’m only 35! I knew I was an old fogey at heart!

    | Reply Posted 12 years, 2 months ago

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