A Nostalgic Test: Just for Fun

This is a test for all us ‘big kids!

The answers are below (don’t cheat).


01. After the Lone Ranger saved the

day and rode off into the sunset, the

grateful citizens would ask, “Who was

that masked man?” Invariably, some-

one would answer, I don’t know, but

he left this behind. What did he

leave behind? ___________________


02. When the Beatles first came to

the U.S, in early 1964, we all watched

them on ‘The_______________Show.’

‘Get your kicks, ______________.’

‘The story you are about to see is

true.  The names have been changed

to _____________________.’

‘In the jungle, the mighty jungle,


. 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 _______ .’


07. Nestle’s makes the very best _____.

Satchmo was  America ‘s

‘Ambassador of Goodwill.’ Our parents

shared this great jazz trumpet player with

us. His name was ___________________.

What takes a licking and keeps on

ticking?   _______________________.


. Red Skeleton’s hobo character was

named ______________________ and Red

always ended his television show by

saying,’Good Night, and____________.’


Some Americans who protested the

Vietnam  War did so by burning their


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? _________ & _________.


In 1971, singer Don MacLean sang

a song about, ‘the day the music died.’

This was a tribute to ______________.

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  ______________________.






01. The Lone Ranger left behind a

silver bullet.

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. Hula-hoop


                Lee and Cheryl

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