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Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby CK » Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:39 pm

All questions are about the 1980's, with a number looking specifically at Adelaide:

1. Which TV show featured a former butler, working for a state governor in America, before being Lieutenant Governor in his own right? Benson

2. When the Myer centre was being built, where/which building did the Myer store relocate to temporarily? The old Miller Anderson building, Hindley Street

3. What was Paul Weller’s next band after he disbanded The Jam? The Style Council

4. Which 80’s TV shows featured the following robots:
- Twiki Buck Rogers
- Dexter Perfect Match
- Vicki Small Wonder

5. Name the actors who portrayed the following characters in the “Naked Gun” movies”
- Nordberg OJ Simpson
- Jane Spencer Priscilla Presley
- Captain Ed Hocken

6. Who completed the first solo round-the-world trip in a helicopter in 1983? Dick Smith

7. Which Adelaide landmark traded for the final time on September 30, 1988? The East End Markets

8. Which movies are the following lines from:
“Life moves pretty fast. You don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it” Ferris Bueller's Day Off

“I’m NOT gonna be ignored!” Fatal Attraction

“Qantas never crashed” Rain Man

“I’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way” Who Framed Roger Rabbit

“Greed, for the lack of a better word, is good” Wall Street

9. The Radison Playford stands at 120 North Terrace Adelaide. Which Adelaide business used to operate from that address? The News

10. John Bannon was the South Australian Premier for much of the 1980’s. Which political seat in the House Of Assembly did he represent? Ross Smith

11. In the SANFL, Woodville won only one game in 1982. Which team did they defeat, and who was Woodville's coach at the time? West Torrens and Rod Olsson

12. Which 80’s bands were these the lead singers from:
- Bret Michaels Poison
- Susanna Hoffs Bangles
- Gordon Gano The Violent Femmes
- Mike Score
- Tony Hadley Spandau Ballet

13. What TV show starred Peter DeLuise, Dustin Nguyen and Stephen Williams, and which other cast member has been nominated three times for a Best Actor Oscar? 21 Jump Street, is the show, and [b]Johnny Depp[/b]

14. What event occurred in South Australia in February 16, 1983, and which journalist received a Walkley Award for his reporting of an aspect of this event that was very close to his life? Ash Wednesday bushfires, with Murray Nicoll reporting his own house burning down

15. Australia won four gold medals at the 1984 Olympics. Name any two South Australians that won gold. Glynis Nunn and Dean Lukin

16. Worldwide, what were the three biggest selling albums, in units, by bands (not solo artists), sold in the 1980’s? 1. Back In Black - AC/DC ,2. Appetite For Destruction - Guns 'N' Roses ,3. Brothers In Arms - Dire Straits

17. Which TV shows are these the opening lines for the themes:
- Making your way in the world today, takes everything you’ve got Cheers
- Look at what’s happened to me, I can’t believe it myself Greatest American Hero
- Set in my ways, losing track of the days, only me to live for Webster
- You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both, and there you have..The Facts Of Life
- Just the good old boys, never meaning no harm Dukes Of Hazzard

18. The cricket world was rocked in 1985, when a group of Australian players announced they were forming a rebel team to tour South Africa. Name eight members of that Australian team. Kim Hughes, Terry Alderman, Trevor Hohns, Michael Haysman, Rodney Hogg, Rod McCurdy, Tom Hogan and Carl Rackemann

19. Name the 80’s movie from the major cast members:
- Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Mary Kay Place The Big Chill

20. Which major Adelaide building project was opened on August 20, 1989? O-Bahn Busway
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby godoubleblues » Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:58 pm

Q3 - the style council
Q6 - dick smith
Q8 - qantas never crashed - rainman
i'm not bad, i'm just drawn that way - who framed roger rabbit
greed, for the lack of a better word, is good - wall street
Q12 - susanna hoffs - the bangles
gordon gano - violent femmes
Q13 - 21 jump street
Q19 - the big chill
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby CK » Sun Feb 13, 2011 1:58 pm

godoubleblues wrote:Q3 - the style council
Q6 - dick smith
Q8 - qantas never crashed - rainman
i'm not bad, i'm just drawn that way - who framed roger rabbit
greed, for the lack of a better word, is good - wall street
Q12 - susanna hoffs - the bangles
gordon gano - violent femmes
Q13 - 21 jump street
Q19 - the big chill


All correct, GDB :) - also need the star for q.13
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby godoubleblues » Sun Feb 13, 2011 2:54 pm

CK wrote:
godoubleblues wrote:Q3 - the style council
Q6 - dick smith
Q8 - qantas never crashed - rainman
i'm not bad, i'm just drawn that way - who framed roger rabbit
greed, for the lack of a better word, is good - wall street
Q12 - susanna hoffs - the bangles
gordon gano - violent femmes
Q13 - 21 jump street
Q19 - the big chill


All correct, GDB :) - also need the star for q.13


oops, that would be Johnny Depp
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby mickey » Sun Feb 13, 2011 3:07 pm

12. Bret Michaels POISON

15. Image
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby grant j » Sun Feb 13, 2011 3:08 pm

1. Benson
15. Dean Lukin, Glynis Nunn
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby mickey » Sun Feb 13, 2011 3:17 pm

18. Carl Rackemann

20. Obahn
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby FlyingHigh » Sun Feb 13, 2011 3:55 pm

4/ - Dexter in Perfect Match
7/ Adelaide Steamship Company
11/ West Torrens. Coach was Rod Olsson.
14/ Ash Wednesday. The radio announcer was broadcast live of air while watching his house burn down. But can't remember his name.
17/ Good old boys - Dukes of Hazzard
18/ Kim Hughes, Terry Alderman, Trevor Hohns, Michael Haysman, Rodney Hogg, Rod McCurdy, Tom Hogan
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby spell_check » Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:38 pm

FlyingHigh wrote:14/ Ash Wednesday. The radio announcer was broadcast live of air while watching his house burn down. But can't remember his name.


Murray Nicoll
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby CK » Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:47 pm

godoubleblues wrote:
CK wrote:
godoubleblues wrote:Q3 - the style council
Q6 - dick smith
Q8 - qantas never crashed - rainman
i'm not bad, i'm just drawn that way - who framed roger rabbit
greed, for the lack of a better word, is good - wall street
Q12 - susanna hoffs - the bangles
gordon gano - violent femmes
Q13 - 21 jump street
Q19 - the big chill


All correct, GDB :) - also need the star for q.13


oops, that would be Johnny Depp


That's him, GDB :)
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby CK » Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:48 pm

mickey wrote:12. Bret Michaels POISON

15. Image


Both correct, Mickey :)
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby CK » Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:48 pm

grant j wrote:1. Benson
15. Dean Lukin, Glynis Nunn


Spot on, Grant j :)
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby CK » Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:48 pm

mickey wrote:18. Carl Rackemann

20. Obahn


Yes to both, Mickey :)
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby CK » Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:49 pm

FlyingHigh wrote:4/ - Dexter in Perfect Match
7/ Adelaide Steamship Company [-(
11/ West Torrens. Coach was Rod Olsson.
14/ Ash Wednesday. The radio announcer was broadcast live of air while watching his house burn down. But can't remember his name.
17/ Good old boys - Dukes of Hazzard
18/ Kim Hughes, Terry Alderman, Trevor Hohns, Michael Haysman, Rodney Hogg, Rod McCurdy, Tom Hogan


All others, correct, FlyingHigh :)
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby CK » Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:50 pm

spell_check wrote:
FlyingHigh wrote:14/ Ash Wednesday. The radio announcer was broadcast live of air while watching his house burn down. But can't remember his name.


Murray Nicoll


Got him, Spelly :)
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby Bully » Sun Feb 13, 2011 5:13 pm

5

Nordberg- Played by OJ Simpson
Jane Spencer - Played by Prescilla Presley
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby Moe » Sun Feb 13, 2011 5:21 pm

8. b. Fatal attraction
9. The firm
16. Slippery when wet
17. a. Cheers
17. b. Greatest american hero
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby CK » Sun Feb 13, 2011 5:51 pm

Bulldog wrote:5

Nordberg- Played by OJ Simpson
Jane Spencer - Played by Prescilla Presley


Both correct, Bulldog :)
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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby CK » Sun Feb 13, 2011 5:54 pm

Moe wrote:8. b. Fatal attraction
9. The firm Not The Firm, no
16. Slippery when wet Number four on the list
17. a. Cheers
17. b. Greatest american hero


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Re: Stuck In The 80's Quiz

Postby godoubleblues » Sun Feb 13, 2011 6:52 pm

Q16 - MJ with Thriller
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