Geezer Quiz

From my email inbox. Twenty fun memory testers for Baby Boomers ...
  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 to ___________________.'
  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. 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 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 ______________.
  16. Remember Lucky Strike ... _____ _____ _____?
  17. Hey Kids! What time is it? It's _____ ______ _____!
  18. Who knows what secrets lie in the hearts of men? The _____ Knows!
  19. There was a song that came out in the 60's that was "a grave yard smash" it's name was the ______ ______!
  20. Alka Seltzer used a "boy with a tablet on his head" as it's Logo/Representative. What was the boys Name?
Check your answers in the comments section. How did you do. I missed three.



    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
    16. Means Fine Tobacco
    17. Howdy Doody Time
    18. Shadow
    19. Monster Mash
    20. Speedy

  2. I missed 2. I guess I am truly a "Geezer". Those were right in my time line. Missed # 13 and 16. I haven't had my coffee yet today so the brain isn't quite in gear. (:0)

  3. Replies
    1. Mike - Maybe you heard your folks talking about Howdy Doody? :)

    2. Gotta love reruns Mike! I have vivid memories of watching them after school.

  4. This was fun Bob. Thanks for posting.

  5. Thanks for playing everyone. I think that photowannabe has scored the best so far.


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