How Old Am I?

A reminder of just how old you are.

The idea is to mark the items that pertain to you with an X … Feel free to add a few at the end.

[X] I’ve been to a drive-in movie theater.
[ ] I saw the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show.
[ ] I voted for or could have voted for Ronald Reagan.
[X ] I was in a Christmas pageant in public school.
[ ] I remember what I was doing when John Kennedy died.
[ ] I used to watch Star Trek during its original run.
[X] I know what 45 and 33-1/3 describes.
[X] I’ve ridden in cars that didn’t have seat belts.
[ ] I used to watch Romper Room.
[ ] I belonged to Future Homemakers of America.
[ ] I’ve gone to an Elvis Presley concert.
[X] I own/used to own an 8-track player.
[ ] I used to wear a hat, doilie, or handkerchief on my head in church.
[ ] I’ve bought a McDonald’s cheeseburger for 18 cents.
[ ] would go to sleep while or just after watching Johnny Carson.
[X] I have watched a black and white television.
[ ] I have/used to have a leisure suit.
[ ] I’ve been to a tent revival.
[ ] I attended Woodstock.
[X] I’ve been to a state fair and looked at the animal barns.
[X] I could spin a hula-hoop around my middle.
[X] I’ve been spanked at school by a teacher/principal.
[ ] I’ve been to a Cher concert.
[ ] I watched The Sonny and Cher Show during its original run.
[ ] I looked forward to hearing Guy Lombardo play “Auld Lang Syne.”
[X] I called adults “Sir” or “Ma’am.”
[ ] I’ve had a smallpox vaccination.
[X] I used to watch Dick Clark on American Bandstand
[ ] I’ve been to a rodeo.
[ ] I’ve competed in a rodeo.
[ ] I scheduled my evenings around Dynasty.
[ ] I’ve sold Girl Scout cookies.
[X] I am/was in a fraternity/sorority.
[ ] I’ve eaten breakfast at a Sambo’s Restaurant.
[ ] I had a poster of Farrah Fawcett on my wall/door.
[ ] I had a crush on Ricky Nelson.
[ ] I watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon.
[X] I had an aluminum Christmas tree and a color-wheel lamp.
[X] I have/had a fondue pot and use/used it.
[X] I’ve used a rotary phone.
[X] I remember when African-Americans were called “colored people” in polite company.
[ ] I’ve been to West Berlin before German reunification.
[ ] I had a paper credit card.
[X] I played with a Water Wiggle.
[X] I danced all night to Donna Summer and Whitney Houston.
[X] I’ve driven/ridden in a Pacer.
[X] I’ve stayed up all night playing Risk.
[?] I saw the original Star Wars movie in a theater. [Does it count if I saw the second and third ones in the theater?]
[X] I’ve taken group showers with members of my junior/senior high school class.
[X] I remember when HIV was called HTLV-IV.
[X] I watched The Simpsons when it was a short on The Tracy Ulman Show.
[X] I had to install MS-DOS on my computer before I installed Windows.
[X] I have/had a Sony Walkman.
[ ] I modeled my hair and clothes on people in Beverly Hills 90210. [I could have, but had better taste]
[X] I’ve played PacMan.
[] I have put on a suit and tie/dress to go shop at the downtown department store.
[ ] I saw Top Gun in the theater more than six times.
[X] I’ve read Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses.
[X] I’ve used a Jane Fonda workout video. [My mom even had the cassette tape!]
[X] I remember when Michael Jackson was black.
[X] I know who shot J.R.
[ ] I owned a pet rock.
[X] I have/had a Betamax VCR.
[ ] I burned a bra and/or draft card.
[ ] I’ve ridden in a double-decker bus.
[X] I’ve ridden in the back window of my parents’ car.
[X] I’ve edged the grass in a yard with hand clippers.
[X] I had a television aerial outside my house.
[X] Watched Captain Kangaroo.
[ ] Watched the Howdy Doody Show.
[ ] Remember Rin Tin Tin.
[ ] Watched Sky King.
[ ] Wanted to be Penny (or Clipper).
[X] I rode in a Pinto.
[X] I watched the Electric Company.
[X] I had a crush on a Hardy Boy or Nancy Drew.
[X] I watched the original Battlestar Galactica when it originally aired.
[ ] I watched the first season of Staurday Night Live when it originally aired.
[ ] I remember gas rationing and fueling up based on the odd/even system
[X] I saw the Star Wars Holiday Special when it originally aired

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