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Aug 21st

Are you smarter than A 60 year old?

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I know!  A couple of you aren't "Seniors" just yet . . . but you will be!!!!  Just answer the questions!  Oh and enjoy while you're at it. If you come across one that you know and just can't for the life of you remember the answer . . . blame it on a "senior moment"!!!   The answers are printed after all the questions, but don't cheat! Answer the questions 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 ‘_______ - _______’. 

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. 
Hoola-hoop 
  
Pass this along to your 'older' friends, (Better known as Seniors.)
It will drive them crazy! They may even forget their aches and pains for a few!





 

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