This is a quiz for us "older" kids!   The answers are printed below, but  don't you cheat.  Lets see how many you get right   Makes you feel old, doesn't it?

1. 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?____________

2. When the Beatles first came to the U.S. in early 1964, we all
watched them on The _____ _______ Show.

3. "Get your kicks, ____ ______ __."

4. "The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed "___ _______ ____ _________."

5. "In the jungle, the mighty jungle, __ ____ _____ _____."

6. 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 "________."

7. "N_E_S_T_L_E_S, Nestles makes the very best _________."

8. Satchmo was America 's "Ambassador of Goodwill." Our parents shared this great jazz trumpet player with us.
His name was "_____ _______."

9. 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 back and the trunk in the front was called the VW. What other names did it go by?   _________ and _______________.

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 50s and 60' was a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist. It was called the ______ _____.

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1. The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet.
2. The Ed Sullivan Show
3. On Route 66
4. To protect the innocent.
5. The lion sleeps tonight
6. The limbo
7. Chocolate
8. Louis Armstrong
9. A 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. Hula-hoop