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Trivial Persecution!

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Questions for Old Field Engineers. Hopefully you can remember way back to the 1950s & 1960s. Answers at the end, so don't peak!
  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 Bea+tles first came to the U.S. In early 1964, we all watched them on The __________________ Show.
  3. " We got our kicks on ___________________."
  4. "The story you are about to see if 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 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 V W . What other names did it go by? ____________ or _______________.
  13. In 1971, singer Don MacLean sang a song about, "the day the music died." This was a tribute to singer/songwriter ___________________.
  14. We can remember the first satellite placed into orbit. The Russians put it up. It was called ___________________.
  15. One of th e 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.

  1. The Ed Sullivan Show
  2. On Route 66
  3. . To protect the innocent.
  4. The Lion sleeps tonight
  5. The limbo
  6. Chocolate
  7. Louis Armstrong
  8. The Timex watch
  9. Freddy, The Freeloader, and "Good Night, and may God Bless."
  10. Draft cards (some burned bras though)
  11. Beetle or Bug
  12. Buddy Holly
  13. Sputnik
  14. Hoola-hoop
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