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Come along with us on a trip down memory lane!
It will be fun to see how much you remember...
or how much you may have forgotten about
the generation we affectionately call
THE FABULOUS FIFTIES!!

So.......dust off the ol' cob webs, put your
thinking cap on, and lets have some fun!




GRAB A PENCIL AND WRITE DOWN YOUR ANSWERS!



"RET! SET! GO MAN! GO!"

[1]
What was the name of the Soviet Union's first
Satalite that scared us right out of our
'penny loafers'?



[2]
What baseball legend really scored when he
married 'BOMB SHELL' movie star Marilyn Monroe?


[3]
What rock'n'roll song introduced in the movie
'flick'"Blackboard Jungle" still remains the most sucessful song in music history?
{listen carefully for a clue!}



[4]
How much did RCA Victor pay
SAMPHILLIPS
for Elvis Presley's recording contract?



[5]
"Splish Splash" who was takin' a bath?
{Hey! How was he to know there
was a party going on?}



[6]
Besides 'driving' Alice crazy, what did Ralph
Kramdom do for a living?



[7]
Seriously, no horsing around, what unusual
item is proudly displayed in
the Roy Rodgers Museum?



[8]
Just how many girls were sittin' in the back
seat kissin' and a huggin' Fred?


[9]
What Sunday morning kid's show's character
had us sending away for a kit with a special
screen and crayons to draw right on the
t.v. screen with it?


[10]
NAME THAT TUNE!



[11]
Besides singing, what were the Four Lads
doing while 'Standing on the Corner'?



[12]
'Who put the bomp in the bomp shu womp shu womp'?
[translation] Who coined the phrase
"Rock'n'Roll"?



[13]
What was the name of Ed Sullivan's CBS t.v.show?


[14] Who were the 'bums' that beat the Yankees in
the '55 World Series?



[15]
Who found their thrill on Blueberry Hill?
{hint} It wasn't Richie Cunningham!



[16]
Who recorded the '53 R&B song 'Hound Dog'?
{don't be so sure your right on this one}



[17]
What former 'Days of Our Lives' soap star
recorded 'The Ballad of Davey Crockett' in '55?



[18]
What exactly did Brenda Lee's baby
whisper in her ear?



[19]
'Beep! Beep!' While driving in their Cadalack...
what tryed to pass up 'The Play Mates?'



[20]
NAME THAT TUNE!




[21]
What 'teen idol' got his start on his
parents t.v. show?



[22]
Who is Ernest Evans?
{This question is a bit twisted!}



[23]
What Rock'n'Roll star was doing the jail
house rock for real after he was arrested for
transporting minors across the state line?



[24]
Who was "Privet US533107"?



[25]
What 'Mousekatear' traded in her ears for
'Beach Parties' and peanut butter?
M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E



[26]
What Bill Haley & His Comets '53 hit was the
first ever 'rock'n'roll' song to appear on
the 'pop music charts'?



[27]
On the last 'Howdy Doody Show' what did
Clarabell the clown do for the first time?



[28]
What led to the decline of
Jerry Lee Lewis's popularity?
{this answer is relativly simple}



[29]
How did George Hamilton IV
appoligise to his girl?



[30]
The Lone Ranger's horse was 'Silver',
What was his side kick Tonto's horse called?
{no! it wasn't 'ke-mo-sobbie'!}


[31]
NAME THAT TUNE!





[32]
What show would you find Sargent Friday?
{DUM DA DUM DUM!}



[33]
Before his 'happy days', Richie Cunningham
was Opie on what tv show?



[34]
"Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh.....
here I am at________________"WHERE?



[35]
WHO ARE WE?




[36]
What the heck is "Do Whap" music?



[37]
NAME THAT TUNE!




[38]
What was Elvis's biggest selling double
sided hit?.....
{I think everyone bought two....who looks
on the flip side anyway?}


[39]
Who tested the oral polio vaccine on all us
'Polio Pioneers' in '56?
Dr. Salk, Dr.Sabin, or Dr.Spock?



[40]
NAME THAT TUNE!



{CAN I MAKE IT ANY EASIER? EVEN MY 'CRAZY CAT' KNOWS THIS}!



[41]
Who was born on a mountain top in Tenn.,
and killed him a 'bar' when he was only three?


[42]
Where would you hear,"Say good night Gracey"!?


[43]
Gals wore pony tails and saddle shoes.
Boys wore coon skin caps and what
'animal' hair style?



[44]
Who had no cure for 'The Summertime Blues'?



[45]
Where would you hear "Holy Maceral dare Andy!"?


[46]
Who ended each show with
"Good night Mrs.Kalabash, where ever you are!&quto;?
{"Ha cha cha cha cha"!}



[47]
What show could you see
'Freddy the free-loader'on?



[48]
Who stared in 'My Little Margie'?
{get this and your good!}



[49]
On what show could you find 'Joe the bar tender'?


[50]
NAME THAT TUNE!




WELL? How do you think you did?!

KEEP THAT PENCIL AND CHECK YOUR ANSWERS!


NO CHEATING, OR WE'LL HAVE TO SEND 'MY FRIEND THE WITCH DR.' OUT TO GET YOU!



ANSWERS TO TRIVIA CHALLENGE


GOT'A TIGHT GRIP ON THAT PENCIL?

NOW! GIVE YOURSELF 2 POINTS FOR EACH CORRECT ANSWER
[1]
"Sputnick" {we were all so sure it was
a spy satalite that carried a bomb!}

[2]
"The Yankee Clipper"e himself, Joe DiMaggio!

[3]
Rock Around the Clock

[4]
Would you believe it? A mear $35 grand !{Elvis
recieved a $5,000. bonus and
bought his "momma" a '55 pink Cadalack!}
Mr. Phillips mst be still kicking himself !

[5]
'Ol Mac the Knife himself...Bobby Darren!

[6]
"Ol' Ralphie Boy" was a bus driver!

[7]
Roy Rodgers had his horse "Trigger" stuffed!
{and rummor has it that his dog
"Bullet" is there too!}
{Gosh! I hope Dale doesn't do the same to Roy!}

[8]
SEVEN! {count 'em, seven little girls
sittin' in the back seat,
and all of them in love with Fred!}

[9]
WINKIE DINK!{did you get into trouble
for NOT using the kit and marked up the
folks t.v. set with black crayon?...I DID!

[10]
Pretty Woman Yes! There were pretty women
before Jullia Roberts!
[11]
..."watchin' all the girls go by"!

[12]
Allen Freed, a WINS N.Y.disk jockey!

[13]
"Toast of the Town" {bet ya thought it was
"The Ed Sullivan Show" didn't ya?}
[14]
My favorite team, The Brooklyn Dodgers!

[15]
Fats Domino!{Richie found his thrill on
'Happy Days'!}

[16]
Willie Mae Thorton...betcha thought it was Elvis!
Elvis made it a hit in'56.

[17]
Bill Hayes. He played Doug Williams, who
married his gal Julie's mother Addie,
then step daughter Julie!

[18]
Sweet Nothin's

[19]
A little Nash{hey buddy how can I get this
car out of second gear?} Rambler!

[20]
TEQUILA!

[21]
Ozzie and Harriot's boy Rickey Nelson!

[22]
Chubby{Come on Baby...}Checker!

[23]
Chuck 'MY DING A LING' Berry

[24]
P.F.C Elvis AAron Presley! {I'm still a die-hard fan!}

[25]
Annette {my absolute favorite} Funicello

[26]
"Crazzy Man Crazzy"
{GOTCHYA ON THAT ONE, DIDN'T I?}

[27]
He spoke.....he said "good-bye"

[28]
Those "Great Balls of Fire" got him in
big trouble when he married his 13 year
old cousin!

[29]
With "A Rose and a Baby Ruth"!
{If my X did that, I'd still be married!}
[30]
"Scout"
[31]
LA BAM BA!

[32]
Dragnet: where the names have been
changed to protect the innocent.

[33]
The Andy Griffith Show

[34]
"Camp Granada"

[35]
GUMBY AND POKEY

[36]
Singing in group harmony.

[37]
YACKETY SAX

[38]
Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel
Do you have two of these records? I do!

[39]
Dr.Albert B Sabin {Dr.Jonas Salk invented
the shot & Dr.Spock gave it to us!}

[40]
American Bandstand Boogie

[41]
Davey Crocket

[42]
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

[43]
Duck Tails {or more comenly known as D-A'S}

[44]
Eddie {I'm gunna raise a fuss, I'm gunna
raise a hollar}Cockern

[45]
Amos and Andy

[46]
Jimmy{"Ink a dink a dink"}Darante

[47]
Red Skelton

[48]
Gail Storm

[49]
Jackie Gleason

[50]
At the Hop


ADD UP YOUR POINTS

IF YOUR SCORE WAS.......

80-100:
Your're over the hill, but still on a roll!
Rock on!

60-80:
Cool it man! You're still a crazzy cat!

40-60:
Don't panic man! A little memory loss is
normal at your age!

20-40:
Your slippin' man! But don't turn in your
coon skin cap just yet!

0-20:
Either you were in a coma through the greatest
era in history, or just a gleam in
your daddy-o's eye!


"SEE YA LATER ALLIGATOR!"


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