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TV Diary: Remembering 1964 in TV shows

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Tonight's “American Experience: 1964” focuses on the many things that happened during that year in the United States. From The Beatles to the Civil Rights Act, this show is based upon Jon Margolis' “The Last Innocent Year: American in 1964,” and airs at 8 p.m. on PBS.

There also were a lot of great TV shows on the air in 1964. Here is a quiz about some of them.

1. Who assisted Rob Petrie in writing scripts for “The Alan Brady Show” on “The Dick Van Dyke Show?”

2. Who played Kookie on “77 Sunset Strip?”

3. With a twitch of a nose, which series debuted in 1964?

4. Who was the host of “The Tonight Show” in 1964?

5. What show broke ratings records on Feb. 9, 16 and 23?

6. Who lived at 1313 Mockingbird Lane?

7. Which character joined “The Andy Griffith Show” in 1964?

8. Name the “movie star” on “Gilligan's Island.”

9. Which character left “Gunsmoke” in 1964?

10. This game show debuted in 1964 and is still going strong. And the answer is?

Answers: 1. Sally Rogers (played by Rose Marie) and Buddy Sorrell (played by Morey Amsterdam). 2. Edd Byrnes. 3. “Bewitched.” 4. Johnny Carson. 5. “The Ed Sullivan Show.” 6. “The Munsters.” 7. Goober Pyle (played by George Lindsey). 8. Ginger Grant (played by Tina Louise). 9. Chester (played by Dennis Weaver). 10. “Jeopardy!”

skrieg@news-sentinel.com


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