How many of these do you remember?

How many people do you recognize?

Do you remember these bands?

Remember these days?

What was the name of Lucy's neighbor and friend in 'I Love Lucy'?Ethel (Ethel and Fred Mertz)

Queen Elizabeth II - who was her father?King George VI

The phrase 'going ape' was popular in the 150's. What does it mean?Going crazy

Name the scientist won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952Albert Schweitzer

Name the famous movie director who hosted a popular TV series featuring dramas, thrillers, and mysteriesAlfred Hitchcock

In 1953 the Rosenberg couple were executed for what crime?Espionage

Name the first man-made satellite launched into space?'Sputnik' was launched by the Russians

Throughout the 1950's a high ranking member of the British Intelligence worked as a double agent serving the KGB. Who was he?'Kim' Philby or Harold Adrian Russell

Who was on the cover of the first 'Playboy' Magazine?Marilyn Monroe

When Fidel Castro seized Cuba, who did he overthrow?Fulgencio Batista

What was the name of the ranch in 'Bonanza'?Ponderosa

Stalin died in 1953. Who succeeded him?Nikita Khrushchev

Name the TV crime drama headed by Elliot Ness.The Untouchables

Which popular female clothing item was introduced by Allen Gant in 1959?The pantyhose

Who wrote and recorded the song 'Your Cheating Heart'?Hank Williams

In 1952 the longest running play opened in London, it was ...The Mousetrap

Dr. Jonas Salk produced a vaccine for ...He developed the first vaccine for Polio

In 1955 an amusement park was opened in California; what was it called?Disneyland

Four days after he was killed in a car crash, the film 'Rebel Without a Cause' was released. Who was he?James Dean

Which reference book for world records was first published in 1955?The Guinness Book of Records

What was the name of the dog the Russians sent into space in 1957?Laika

Who sang 'Ring of Fire'?Johnny Cash

Who sang the 'Banana Boat Song'?Harry Belafonte


I got myself a seniors' GPS. Not only does it tell me how to get to my destination,

it tells me why I wanted to go there.

They say every piece of chocolate eaten shortens your life by two minutes.

I've done the math. Seems I died in 1537.

I don't always go the extra mile, but when I do it's because I've missed my exit.

Nine Important Facts to Remember as We Grow Older

#9 Death is the number 1 killer in the world.

#8 Life is sexually transmitted.

#7 Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die.

#6 Men have two motivations: hunger and hanky-panky, and they can't

tell them apart. If you see a gleam in his eyes, make him a sandwich.

#5 Teach a person to use the Internet and they won't bother you for weeks, months, maybe years.

#4 Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in the

hospital, dying of nothing.

#3 All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no

attention to criticism.

#2 In the 60's, people took LSD to make the world weird. Now the

world is weird, and people take Prozac to make it normal.

#1 Life is like a jar of jalapeno peppers. What you do today may be

a burning issue tomorrow.


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