Retro Recipes
1975
Back to School
Music, Music, Music
Born in August
100

This powdered gelatin product was a mainstay of 1960s aspics, like the iconic Perfection Salad.

What is Jell-O?

100

On April 4, 1975, this company was co-founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen

What is Microsoft?

100

In 1962, this president presented his “Special Message on Education” to Congress, proposing financial aid for children who are disabled, illiterate adults, and other improvements.

Who is John F. Kennedy?

100

Despite being Doris Day’s signature song, she is rumored to have hated it. After recording her first take of the song, she said she never wanted to sing it again. However, she went on to sing it thousands of times and in numerous movies. The song title translates to “What will be, will be.”

What is "Que Sera Sera"?

100

This iconic redheaded comedienne of the 1950s and ’60s was married to Desi Arnaz

Who is Lucille Ball?

200

This ooey-gooey, dippable cheese became a popular favorite after it was featured in the Switzerland exhibit of the 1964 New York World’s Fair.

What is Fondue?

200

On April 30, 1975, the conflict in this country came to an end after decades of fighting

What is Vietnam?

200

On August 18, 1963, James Meredith became the first Black person to earn a bachelor’s degree from this university, also called “Ole Miss.”

What is the University of Mississippi?

200

Finish the Lyric: "Wise men say..."

what is "Only fools rush in"?

200

This musician, born on August 29, 1958, is known globally as the “King of Pop.”

Who is Michael Jackson?

300

During the 1960s, Swedish meatballs became a wildly popular appetizer, and the most popular gravy choice was this canned soup

What is Cream of Mushroom?

300

This seaside thriller directed by Steven Spielberg was released on June 20, 1975

What is Jaws?

300

In April 1965, this president passed the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), authorizing funding for educational programs, free lunches, and special education.

Who is Lyndon B. Johnson?

300

This instrument is often heard in Jazz tunes, has three valves and was played by artists such as Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis. 

What is a trumpet?

300

This former President of the United States was born on August 4th, 1961

Who is President Barack Obama?

400

This Hormel canned meat product gained popularity during the 1960s as a breakfast side dish and in sandwiches

What is Spam?

400

On January 12, 1975, this team lost Super Bowl IX to the Pittsburgh Steelers

Who are the Minnesota Vikings?

400

This iconic snap-closure notebook was launched in 1978 by Mead and became popular for its ability to store papers securely inside.

What is the Trapper Keeper?

400

This classic country song was written by Willie Nelson and made popular by Patsy Cline in 1961. 

What is "Crazy"?

400

This Astronaut was the first to walk on the moon.

Who is Neil Armstrong?

500

Throughout the 1960s and ’70s, this two-ingredient appetizer made from Lipton soup mix remained popular. It was sometimes called “California Dip.”

What is Lipton Onion Soup Dip?

500

Was America's top TV show for the fifth straight year.

What is "All in the Family"?

500

This religious based education was most popular in the 1950s.

What is Catholic School?

500

This popular 1950s singer was wrapped up in scandal when he left his singer/actress wife for another well-known actress - His hits included "Anytime" and "Oh! My Papa"

Who is Eddie Fisher?

500

He was known as the "King of Rock & Roll" and died on August 16th, 1977

Who is Elvis Presley?

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