1980's Mixed Quiz

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1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby CK » Sun May 29, 2011 7:16 pm

1. In which town and state was the show “Mork and Mindy” set? Boulder, Colorado

2. “Another night slowly closes in, and I feel so lonely” is the opening lines to which 1988 hit by which band? The Flame - Cheap Trick

3. In the early to mid 1980’s, which Adelaide business was situated at 21 George St, Thebarton?

4. 1984 brought the emergence of a cult leader, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. Who was his secretary, famous for an Australian 60 Minutes interview with Ian Leslie? Ma Sheela

5. Name the four Keaton children in “Family Ties” Alex, Mallory, Jennifer, Andrew

6. Which game utilised ability scores, being - Strength, Constitution, Dexterity, Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma?

7. In 1985, whose jaw did Hawthorn veteran Leigh Matthews break in an off the ball incident? Neville Bruns

8. Which American vocalist and conductor, who had never had a single hit either before or since in Australia, spent one week at number one in Australia with one of the biggest novelty hits of all time in 1988? Bobby McFerrin - Dont Worry Be Happy

9. Which SANFL ground would you have been travelling to, if you caught the 12B from the city? Norwood Oval

10. Which horse won the first Melbourne Cup worth $1million, in 1985? What a Nuisance

11. At which venue was the 1987 Australian Made concert in Adelaide? Thebarton Oval

12. Lanford, Illinois, a fictional town, was the setting for which American sitcom, starting in 1988? Roseanne

13. Which volcano erupted on May 18, 1980? Mt St Helens

14. Which musician was shot dead by his father on April 1, 1984? Marvin Gaye

15. In your house in the 1980s, there is Fire, Oil Panic, Parachute and Bomb Sweeper. What are these? Game and Watch hand held games

16. Which Dire Straits album spent a total of 15 weeks at number one in the Australian charts in the 1980s? Love Over Gold

17. Which business was known for the red phone receiver on top of their cars? Dinos Dial A Pizza

18. Which venue did U2 play their 1984 Adelaide concert? Apollo Stadium

19. Ricardo Tubbs, played by Philip Michael Thomas, was one of the two detectives. Name the other, and the TV series they were in. Miami Vice was the series, Don Johnson played Sonny Crockett

20. Who was Woodville’s only preliminary final against and what was the final margin? Glenelg, by 21 points
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby GWW » Sun May 29, 2011 7:35 pm

5. Name the four Keaton children in “Family Ties” Alex, Mallory, Jennifer and Andrew

7. In 1985, whose jaw did Hawthorn veteran Leigh Matthews break in an off the ball incident? Neville Bruns

18. Which venue did U2 play their 1984 Adelaide concert? Memorial Drive

19. Ricardo Tubbs, played by Philip Michael Thomas, was one of the two detectives. Name the other, and the TV series they were in. Miami Vice
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby godoubleblues » Sun May 29, 2011 8:19 pm

Q13 - Mt St Helens
Q14 - Marvin Gaye
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby CK » Sun May 29, 2011 9:10 pm

GWW wrote:5. Name the four Keaton children in “Family Ties” Alex, Mallory, Jennifer and Andrew

7. In 1985, whose jaw did Hawthorn veteran Leigh Matthews break in an off the ball incident? Neville Bruns

18. Which venue did U2 play their 1984 Adelaide concert? Memorial Drive Not Memorial Drive

19. Ricardo Tubbs, played by Philip Michael Thomas, was one of the two detectives. Name the other, and the TV series they were in. Miami Vice


All others correct, GWW - just need the other detective for 19 :)
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby CK » Sun May 29, 2011 9:10 pm

godoubleblues wrote:Q13 - Mt St Helens
Q14 - Marvin Gaye


Both correct, GDB :)
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby 85 WAS A GOOD YEAR » Sun May 29, 2011 9:25 pm

3. Yakka clothing - is there now, but not sure about 1980's
11. Thebarton Theatre
20. Glenelg by 21 points
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby CK » Sun May 29, 2011 9:31 pm

85 WAS A GOOD YEAR wrote:3. Yakka clothing - is there now, but not sure about 1980's YAkka Clothing IS there now, but not in the 1980's. The business used to advertise a fair bit on TV at the time.
11. Thebarton Theatre Not Thebarton Theatre, no
20. Glenelg by 21 points


Correct, 85 - would expect you to get number 20 right :)
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby godoubleblues » Sun May 29, 2011 9:43 pm

Q12 - Roseanne
Q19 - the other actor was Don Johnson, cant remember his character though
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby GWW » Sun May 29, 2011 9:48 pm

Yeah, i couldn't confidently recall Don Johnson's character either, but something tells me its Crocker or something like that??
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby grant j » Sun May 29, 2011 9:50 pm

1. Buffalo, NY
15. Lava lamps
17. Dino's dial-a-pizza
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby fish » Sun May 29, 2011 10:51 pm

18 - Footy Park
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby RustyCage » Mon May 30, 2011 5:38 am

15 - were they little hand held games?
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby CK » Mon May 30, 2011 7:10 am

godoubleblues wrote:Q12 - Roseanne
Q19 - the other actor was Don Johnson, cant remember his character though


Both correct, GDB :)
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby CK » Mon May 30, 2011 7:11 am

grant j wrote:1. Buffalo, NY
15. Lava lamps
17. Dino's dial-a-pizza


17 is correct, both others no, Grant :)
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby CK » Mon May 30, 2011 7:11 am

fish wrote:18 - Footy Park


Not Footy Park, Fish
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby CK » Mon May 30, 2011 7:11 am

pafc1870 wrote:15 - were they little hand held games?


Certainly were - the Game And Watch series :)
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby CK » Mon May 30, 2011 7:12 am

GWW wrote:Yeah, i couldn't confidently recall Don Johnson's character either, but something tells me its Crocker or something like that??


Very close on that one, GWW
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby fish » Mon May 30, 2011 7:54 pm

CK wrote:
fish wrote:18 - Footy Park
Not Footy Park, Fish
Apollo Stadium?
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby CK » Mon May 30, 2011 8:16 pm

fish wrote:
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fish wrote:18 - Footy Park
Not Footy Park, Fish
Apollo Stadium?


Got it, Fish :)
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Re: 1980's Mixed Quiz

Postby fish » Mon May 30, 2011 8:31 pm

CK wrote:
fish wrote:
CK wrote:
fish wrote:18 - Footy Park
Not Footy Park, Fish
Apollo Stadium?
Got it, Fish :)
Great. I saw The Stranglers there ages ago can't remember exactly when.
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