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The Baby Boomer's Guide to the Galaxy: 50s TV



newyorkgoombaNewyorkgoomba on 02/20/2008

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TheBabyBoomersGuidetotheGalaxy50sTV Photo Before Generation X or Generation Y, and all the other recent demographic constructs, stood the Baby Boomers. While the 1946-1964 era marks the most commonly accepted timeline for our group, some observers argue that two distinct cultural generations exist within that period with the actual "Baby Boomers" coming from the period 1942-1953. I was born in 1947, smack dab in the middle of that first wave, adopted through Catholic Charities in New York City, raised by 1st generation Italian and Greek parents, and spending my formative years in the 'City That Never Sleeps'. This series will be a guide to my galaxy, focusing on key cultural and media bookmarks within that six decade period known as my life. Welcome.

Rather than a list-based quiz or an attempt at a comprehensive review of 50s TV this quiz is based on my personal favorites among the shows I watched, and can remember, LOL. I was 3 at the beginning of the decade, so most of the references will be shows in the latter part of that era.

Sources include Wikipedia, IMDB, Fiftiesweb.com, and other web-based search engines.

If you enjoy this quiz, please try my other film and TV quizzes!


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Rating:  (8.74/9)
Difficulty:  Challenging
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Comments (5)
rachaelskips
Rachaelskips  (Level: 17.9)
Mon, 26th Oct '09 8:27 PM

Please reconsider Awards for quizes where the words are not filler - they are words related directly to the question. Ex:" ...my sister and I would plop down on the living room carpet in front of ......" Is this a clue? Do I know you and your sister?


rev66
Rev66  (Level: 86.4)
Sun, 4th Jan '09 10:16 PM

Excellent quiz. Brought back a lot of memories of that TV generation - juat a little older than you!


dannoz
Dannoz  (Level: 50.4)
Sat, 13th Dec '08 7:02 PM

Well written, but wordy. Had to read too much to get to the question!


istrum
Istrum  (Level: 38.4)
Tue, 15th Jul '08 5:49 AM

wonderful quiz..............keepem comin!


ladyvol
Ladyvol  (Level: 205.3)
Thu, 19th Jun '08 9:11 PM

excellent quiz and congrats on the award
Vickie








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