From a cousin's email - I'll post the answers later, should anyone need them. I got them all, vintage granny that I am, except the dance question. We didn't dance!
Correction: I also missed the hobo character.
Are you smarter than a 60-year-old?
This was harder that I thought it would be. The answers were on the tip of my tongue. I remembered, but ...
DON'T LOOK BELOW FOR THE ANSWERS until you have tried to figure them all out.
I carefully selected to whom to send this. It had to go to those who might actually remember! So have some fun, my sharp-witted friends! This is a test for us 'older kids'! The answers are printed below, after the questions, but don't cheat! Answer them first ... on paper or in your head.
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 LS/MFT _____ _____/_____ _____ _____?
17. "Hey, Kids! What time is it? It's _____ ______ _____!"
18. "Who knows what secrets lie in the hearts of men? The _____ Knows!"