A Baby Boomer Quiz
Since readers keep sending me baby boomer quizzes, I've decided to compose my own version. Let's see how you do. (Portions of the following come courtesy of WSDM 98 Oldies Radio in Terre Haute, Indiana, www.wsdm.com)
World leader that pounded his shoe on the table at the United Nations
First name of the Beaver's best friend
First and last name of Wally Cleaver's best friend
Running Bear's Indian maiden
First U. S. astronaut to orbit the earth
Played Peter Pan before all those imitators
1963 song recorded by the Kingsmen that no adult would let us sing. (Hint: the first word is "Louie.")
Kept breaking windows around Mayberry
Stage name for character who replaced Gomer Pyle
First and last names of all the Beatles (If you can't answer this one, you'd better give up now.)
Variety show host who brought the Beatles to American TV
Stage name for Perry Mason's opponent who NEVER won a case
Stage name for the Rifleman
Stage name for the Rifleman's son
Real name of actor who played the Rifleman
Miner who stood "six foot six and weighed 245"
Claimed to build strong bodies 12 ways
Graduated 6th grade so he could cipher figures for his uncle
Said "I have a dream."
Said "I can't get no satisfaction."
Said "I will not seek nor will I accept my party's nomination for . . ."
Said "Don't trust anyone over 30."
Fill in the blanks
Raised in the woods so he knew every tree / Kilt him ((7 words)
She wore an itsy bitsy teenie weenie ((3 words)
Hey kids. What time is it? (4 words)
M-I-C . . . See you real soon. K-E-Y . . . (5 words)
I've got smog in my noggin, ever since (4 words)
Reason the Purple People Eater wouldn't harm the songwriter: "I wouldn't eat you cause (3 words)
Before he was Skipper's little buddy, Bob Denver was Dobie's best friend (3 words)
Superman, disguised as Clark Kent, mild mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper, fights a never ending battle for truth, justice and (3 words)
Where have all the flowers gone? (5 words)
You'll wonder where the yellow went (7 words)
I'm Popeye the sailor man! I'm Popeye the sailor man! I'm strong to the finish (5 words)
You're all invited back next week to this locality / to get a (5 words)
Good night, Chet (3 words)
Where were you on November 22, 1963 when you first heard that John F. Kennedy had been assassinated in Dallas?
Whistle the theme to "The Andy Griffith Show."
View others' responses to this column before January
Little White Dove
Ernest T. Bass
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr
Marin Luther King Jr.
The Rolling Stones
Lyndon B. Johnson
Kilt him a b'ar when he was only three
yellow polkadot bikini
It's Howdy Doody Time!
Why? Because we like you.
Ever since you made the scene--from Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb by Edd Byrnes (from the TV show 77Sunset Strip)
I wouldn't eat you cause you're so tough.
Maynard G. Krebs
truth, justice and the American way
gone to young girls everyone
when you brush your teeth with Pepsodent
cause I eats my spinach
to get a heapin' helpin' of their hospitality
Good night, David