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May 9th, 2005

Trivia for us Mature Folks
Sent in by Ailsa McIntosh (sheties)

Okay, some fun for you older folks and your younger ones too! The answers are below, but don't cheat.

    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 US 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, Nestle's 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 ________________________. and he 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 ___________

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    Answers:

    1. The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet.

    2. The Ed Sullivan show.

    3. Route 66

    4. To protect the innocent.

    5. The Lion sleeps tonight.

    6. The limbo.

    7. Chocolate.

    8. Louis Armstrong.

    9. The Timex watch.

    10. Freddy the freeloader, and "Good night, and may God Bless."

    11. Draft cards (the bra was also burned).

    12. Beetle or Bug

    13. Buddy Holly.

    14. Sputnik.

    15. Hula-hoop.

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