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Booming Babies: The 1950s
Baby Boomer’s Quiz 1. Which of the following is NOT a Billboard #1 hit by the Beatles from 1964? I want to hold your hand Can’t buy me love Love me do Let it be Hard days night She loves you 2. If I said I had gone to a friend’s house to play our 45s, what did we do? 3. If I wore a lapel pin claiming that “I like Ike,” who did I like and why?
4. In “The Graduate,” neighbor offers “one word” to the character played by Dustin Hoffman. That advice is _______. 5. Which of the following was NOT a popular band in the 1960s? The Doors The Fifth Dimension The Box Tops Impertinent Red Righteous Brothers The Byrds 6. Match the following catchphrases and song lyrics with the TV show with which they were associated: "Yabba, dabba, do!" Leave it to Beaver "Beam me up Scotty"Flintstones "Sock it to me" Gilligan’s Island “A three hour tour, a three hour tour”Star Trek “Hello, Mrs. Cleaver.”Laugh-In
7. Which space flight carried the first men to walk on the moon? Gemini 8 Mercury 7 Gemini 3 Apollo 13 Pioneer 12 Sputnik 17 Apollo The Summer of Love took place when and where?
9. Which of the following did NOT take place in 1963? MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech The Miracle Mets Lawrence of Arabia wins best picture Leave it to Beaver ends JFK’s assassination 10. Which of these was NOT a character on Captain Kangaroo? Mr. Green Jeans Bunny Rabbit The man under the stairs Mr. Moose Alice at the Palace
I) Baby Boom Defined Statistics Mobility Suburbs Levittown
Levittown house plans, 1952
Typical 1948 “Cape Cod”
II) Children’s Lives Work “Game of Life” Television Baby Boomers' web site
Fess Parker as Davey Crockett
Images of Children and Youth Youth and Youth Culture Mad Magazine Wild One (1954) Blackboard Jungle (1955) Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Delinquency Peace Corps Counterculture “Going Clean for Gene”