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    TShooters
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    A little test. See how many can you remember?

    1. "Kookie, Kookie, lend me your ________________."

    2. The "battle cry" of the hippies in the sixties was "Turn on; tune in;
    ________________ ."

    3. 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 ________________?

    4. Folk songs were played side by side with rock and roll. One of the
    most memorable folk songs included these lyrics: "When the rooster crows at
    the break of dawn, look out your window and I'll be gone. You're the
    reason I'm traveling on _______________."

    5. A group of protesters arrested at the Democratic convention in Chicago
    in 1968 achieved cult status, and were known as the ________________.

    6. When the Beatles first came to the US in early 1964, we all watched
    them on the ________________.

    7. Some of those who protested the Vietnam war did so by burning their
    ____________.

    8. We all learned to read using the same books. We read about the
    thrilling lives and adventures of Dick and Jane.

    What was the name of Dick and Jane's dog? ________________

    9. The cute little car with the engine in the back and the trunk (what
    there was of it) in the front, was called the VW.

    What other name(s) did it go by? ________________ and ________________

    10. A Broadway musical and movie gave us the gang names the
    _______________ and the _______________.

    11. In the seventies, we called the dropout nonconformists "hippies," But
    in the early sixties, they were known as ________________.
    (Also the late 50's--<sigh> I remember)

    12. William Bendix played Chester A. Riley, who always seemed to get the
    short end of the stick, in the television program, "The Life of Riley."

    At the end of each show, poor Chester would turn to the camera and exclaim,
    "What a ________________."

    13. "Get your kicks, ________________."

    14. "The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed
    ________________."

    15. The real James Bond, Sean Connery, mixed his martinis a special way:
    ________________.

    16. "In the jungle, the mighty jungle, ________________."

    17. That "adult" book by Henry Miller - the one that contained all the
    "dirty" dialogue -- was called ________________.

    18. Today, the math geniuses in school might walk around with a calculator
    strapped to their belt. But back in the sixties, members of the math club
    used a ________________.

    19. In 1971, singer Don Maclean sang a song about "the day the music
    died," This was a reference and tribute to ________________.

    20. A well-known television commercial featured a driver who was
    miraculously lifted through thin air and into the front seat of a
    convertible.

    The matching slogan was "Let Hertz ________________."

    21. After the twist, the mashed potatoes, and the watusi, we "danced"
    under a stick that was lowered as low as we could go in a dance called the
    ________________.

    22. "N-E-S-T-L-E-S; Nestles makes the very best ... ______________."

    23. In the late sixties, the "full figure" style of Jane Russell and
    Marilyn Monroe gave way to the "trim" look, as first exemplified by British
    model _____________.

    24. Sachmo was America's "ambassador of goodwill," Our parents shared his
    real jazz trumpet player with us.

    His name was __________.

    25. On Jackie Gleason's variety show in the sixties, one of the most
    popular segments was "Joe, the Bartender," Joe's regular visitor at the bar
    was that slightly off-center, but lovable character, ____________. (The
    character's name, not the actor's.)

    26. We can remember the first satellite placed into orbit. The Russians
    did it; it was called ______________.

    27. What takes a licking and keeps on ticking? _______________.

    28. One of the big fads of the late fifties and sixties was a large
    plastic ring that we twirled around our waist; it was called the ________.

    29. The "Age of Aquarius" was brought into the mainstream in the Broadway
    musical ________________.

    30. This is a two-parter: Red Skelton's hobo character (not the hobo) was
    _____________. Red ended his television show by saying, "Good night and
    ________________."

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    O.K., I'll bite.

    #6 is the Ed Sullivan Show.

    #7 is draft cards.

    #8 is Spot. The cat was named Puff.

    #9 is Beetle and Bug.

    #14 is To protect the innocent.

    #16 is The Lion Sleeps Tonight.

    #18 is slide rule.

    #21 is limbo.

    #26 is Sputnik.

    #27 is Timex.

    #28 is hula-hoop.

    I guessed on a couple of them... How'd I do?

    Misterstan

    Edited by: Misterstan at: 8/25/01 11:09:16 pm

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    Just remembered another one...

    #3 is a silver bullet.



    Misterstan


    Edited by: Misterstan at: 8/25/01 10:55:28 pm

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    #1............COMB

    #23...........TWIGGY

    #24...........LOUIE ARMSTRONG

    #30...........a) BUM (Freddie Freeloader) b) "GOOD NIGHT AND MAY GOD BLESS"

    Edited by: oneknight at: 8/26/01 1:04:03 am

    Remf
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    11 Flower children
    12 "What a revolting develpement this is"
    13 on route 66
    20 put you there
    22 chocolate
    29 Hair


    How R we doing?

    oneknight
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    By Golly, I think we got it!!!!! Just you guys remember, I'm
    not giving you any more answers....

    TShooters
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    You did good, Misterstan! Got all that you
    attempted correct!

    I don't remember Puff in the Dick & Jane stories.

    Sharon

    Edited by: TShooters at: 8/26/01 7:34:31 pm

    TShooters
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    Correct, Donna!

    TShooters
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    You missed two, REMF. Close!! Will post the answers in a sec.


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    1. "Kookie, Kookie, lend me your _comb_." **Didn't Kookie (Ed Burns) have the neatest DA? He and Connie Stevens made a record, titled the above, and they both starred in the TV series "77 Sunset Strip".**

    2. The "battle cry" of the hippies in the sixties was "Turn on; tune in; ___drop out"___ ." (Many people who proclaimed that 30 years ago today are Wall Street bond traders and corporate lawyers.)

    3. 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 ___ a silver bullet___?

    4. Folk songs were played side by side with rock and roll. One of the most memorable folk songs included these lyrics: "When the rooster crows at
    the break of dawn, look out your window and I'll be gone. You're the reason I'm traveling on _; Don't think twice, it's all right __." ***Who did that? Peter, Paul, and Mary? The Kingston Trio??**

    5. A group of protesters arrested at the Democratic convention in Chicago in 1968 achieved cult status, and were known as the ___Chicago seven__.

    6. When the Beatles first came to the US in early 1964, we all watched them on the ___Ed Sullivan Show___.

    7. Some of those who protested the Vietnam war did so by burning their ____draft cards___.
    (If you said "bras," you've got the right spirit, but the "bra burning" days came as a byproduct of the women's liberation movement which
    had nothing directly to do with the Vietnam war.)

    8. We all learned to read using the same books. We read about the thrilling lives and adventures of Dick and Jane.

    What was the name of Dick and Jane's dog? __Spot___. "See Spot run," Whatever happened to
    them? (Rumor has it they have been replaced in some school systems by "Heather Has Two Mommies.")

    9. The cute little car with the engine in the back and the trunk (what there was of it) in the front, was called the VW.

    What other name(s) did it go by? ___VW Beetle___ and ____Bug___.

    10. A Broadway musical and movie gave us the gang names the ____Sharks___ and the ___Jets____. **West Side Story**

    11. In the seventies, we called the dropout nonconformists "hippies," But
    in the early sixties, they were known as ___beatniks______.
    (Also the late 50's--<sigh> I remember) **Remember
    Maynard G. Krebbs from "Dobie Gillis"? WORK!!**

    12. William Bendix played Chester A. Riley, who always seemed to get the short end of the stick, in the television program, "The Life of Riley."

    At the end of each show, poor Chester would turn to the camera and exclaim, "What a __revolting development this is! ____"

    13. "Get your kicks, ____on Route 66____."

    14. "The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed
    _to protect the innocent__." **Naked City??**

    15. The real James Bond, Sean Connery, mixed his martinis a special way: __shaken, not stirred__.

    16. "In the jungle, the mighty jungle, __the lion sleeps tonight___."

    17. That "adult" book by Henry Miller - the one that contained all the "dirty" dialogue -- was called __Tropic of Cancer___. (Today, it would hardly rate a PG-13 rating.)

    18. Today, the math geniuses in school might walk around with a calculator strapped to their belt. But back in the sixties, members of the math club
    used a ___slide rule___.

    19. In 1971, singer Don Maclean sang a song about "the day the music died," This was a reference and tribute to __Buddy Holly___.

    20. A well-known television commercial featured a driver who was miraculously lifted through thin air and into the front seat of a convertible.

    The matching slogan was "Let Hertz __put you in the driver's seat__."

    21. After the twist, the mashed potatoes, and the watusi, we "danced" under a stick that was lowered as low as we could go in a dance called the ___limbo___.

    22. "N-E-S-T-L-E-S; Nestles makes the very best ... ___chocolate___."

    23. In the late sixties, the "full figure" style of Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe gave way to the "trim" look, as first exemplified by British
    model __Twiggy___.

    24. Sachmo was America's "ambassador of goodwill," Our parents shared this real jazz trumpet player with us.

    His name was __Louis Armstrong__.

    25. On Jackie Gleason's variety show in the sixties, one of the most popular segments was "Joe, the Bartender," Joe's regular visitor at the bar
    was that slightly off-center, but lovable character, __Crazy Googenhiem___. (The character's name, not the actor's.)

    26. We can remember the first satellite placed into orbit. The Russians did it; it was called ____Sputnik___.

    27. What takes a licking and keeps on ticking? ___A Timex watch____.

    28. One of the big fads of the late fifties and sixties was a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist; it was called the __hula-hoop__.

    29. The "Age of Aquarius" was brought into the mainstream in the Broadway musical ___"Hair___.
    **I think the Cowsills did the record. Gimme a head with hair..long beautiful hair..**

    30. This is a two-parter: Red Skelton's hobo character (not the hobo) was
    ____Freddie the Freeloader____. Red ended his television show by saying, "Good night and
    ___and may God bless____."

    Hope it was fun for ya'll! **My comments**
    Sharon

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    Now that the answers have been given, her is a web site I found after I put my answers/guesses in...

    www.tysknews.com/LiteStuff/50s_and_60s_answers.htm

    Misterstan

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    Wow, this was fun..I got almost all of them right..I loved the 60's that was until 1967..

    Donna..it was a Beatnik..lol

    Does anyone remember the spudnik gum..it was blue and coated with sugar..I would stop at the Maesar Market on the way home from school and buy them..They were 2 for a penny..Of course remember how many candies you could get for a quarter..

    Stan, Great picture..Silver was lookin' good..

    Genog
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    Sharon,

    Wasn't 14 Dragnet instead of Naked City. Naked City was the place that had 8 million different stories?



    Geno G

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    You're right, Genog! Thanks!

    Sharon


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    Let's see it was Dick and Jane..Spot..Sally (she was blonde) and who was the other boy?

    See Spot, see Spot run..
    run Spot run..

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    Badge 714 became Dragnet with the same characters.
    Peter, Paul, and Mary sang leaving on a jet plane

    berto
    Endeaver to Persevere

    oneknight
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    They sang that song in Dragnet??????

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    Berto-go ahead and spank her, she loves it!
    KICK ASS U.S.A.!
     
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    Ah yes, Phineas, Fat Freddy and Freewheelin' Franklin. And of course Fat Freddy's cat and the roach bishop who always baptized the others in the cat's water bowl. Norbert the Narc that split open their inflatable furniture that they had amylnitrate in......


    They don't make comics like that anymore.....

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    I just went back over the questions on this thread and aced them! Here it is 5 yrs later and my brain is recovering!

    Things are looking UP!