A Baby Boomer Quiz, Part II
This week I heard from my younger baby boomer friends who objected to last week's quiz. As one said, "I was still in a crib when JFK was assassinated." So in honor of you teens of the '70s (especially Gary, Lisa, Brad, Bradley, Laura, Julie and Byron who helped with these questions), here is my '70s version of the baby boomer quiz.
Best friends of Fred and Wilma Flintstone
Heavyweight champion boxer challenged by Rocky Balboa in "Rocky I"
First names of all nine Bradys including the housekeeper (if you can't get this one, you probably are not a child of the '70s)
Stage name for Richie Cunningham's sister on "Happy Days"
Winner of seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympics in Munich
The two Washington Post reporters who uncovered key elements in the Watergate scandal
Nickname for the anonymous source used by these reporters
Full name of the SLA, the terrorist group who kidnapped Patty Hearst
First major hit for Barry Manilow, originally titled "Brandy"
Stage names of the three original Charlie's angels
Real names of actresses who played the original angels
Name of the hairstyle popularized by Dorothy Hamil
Archie Bunker's nickname for his son-in-law, Michael
Bulky, brown shoes supposed to make walking feel more natural
Jewelry supposed to change color with one's disposition
Played Mork on "Mork and Mindy"
Character played by John Travolta in "Welcome Back Kotter"
Said "I am not a crook."
Said "Take it easy."
Said "Two, two, two mints in one."
Synthetic-knit formal attire worn by the sporty male of the '70s
Fill in the blanks
Cause if I were an Oscar Mayer wiener (7 words)
Rainy days and Mondays always (3 words)
I'm living it up at the Hotel (1word)
I've been through the desert on (5 words)
There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold and she's climbing (4 words)
Smoke on the water, fire (3 words)
What Archie Bunker said to Edith when he wanted her to keep quiet (3 words)
If you're not sure you like the breakfast cereal, get this person to try it first (1 word)
What were the names of the Brady family pets?
Who shot J. R.?
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Answers to the above
Barney and Betty Rubble
Marcia, Jan, Cindy, Greg, Peter, Bobby, Mike and Carol, and Alice the housekeeper
Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
the Symbionese Liberation Army
Kelly, Sabrina and Jill
Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson and Farrah Fawcett
President Richard Nixon
everyone would be in love with me.
always get me down
a horse with no name
the stairway to heaven
in the sky
Stifle yourself, Edith.
Fluffy the cat and Tiger the dog
Kristen Shepard, Sue Ellen's greedy sister who was scorned by JR when he went back on his promise to divorce Sue Ellen and marry Kristen