Thursday, January 26, 2012

Old Guys Rule Test #1 ( see how many you get right)

  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 __ ______________.

ANSWERS: Don't peek until you've tried them all.

  1. The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet.
  2. The Ed Sullivan Show
  3. On Route 66
  4. To protect the innocent.
  5. The Lion Sleeps Tonight
  6. The limbo
  7. Chocolate
  8. .Louis Armstrong
  9. 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. Hoola-hoop

Todays pic dump


Birthdays on January 26th
 1961 - Wayne Gretzky
Blast form the past

Carol King
It's too Late


Funny Headlines

Todays quote

Birthday Boy Paul Newman

Acting isn't really a creative profession. It's an interpretative one.
Paul Newman

Every time I get a script it's a matter of trying to know what I could do with it. I see colors, imagery. It has to have a smell. It's like falling in love. You can't give a reason why.
Paul Newman

I was always a character actor. I just looked like Little Red Riding Hood.
Paul Newman

If you don't have enemies, you don't have character.
Paul Newman

If you're playing a poker game and you look around the table and and can't tell who the sucker is, it's you.
Paul Newman

Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.
Paul Newman

Newman's first law: It is useless to put on your brakes when you're upside down.
Paul Newman

Newman's second law: Just when things look darkest, they go black.
Paul Newman

People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked.
Paul Newman

Show me a good loser and I will show you a loser.
Paul Newman

So you wound up with Apollo. If he's sometimes hard to swallow. Use this.
Paul Newman

The star of oil and vinegar and the oil and vinegar of the stars.
Paul Newman

To be an actor you have to be a child.
Paul Newman

Who's to say who's an expert?
Paul Newman

You can't be as old as I am without waking up with a surprised look on your face every morning: 'Holy Christ, whaddya know - I'm still around!' It's absolutely amazing that I survived all the booze and smoking and the cars and the career.
Paul Newman

You only grow when you are alone.
Paul Newman

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