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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 7/23/21

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Question: Who accused Zola Budd of tripping her in women’s 3,000m final in Los Angeles Olympics 1984?
a) Maricica Puica
b) Mary Decker
c) Wendy Sly
d) Lyn Williams


Last Question: In 1986, Ralston Purina introduced what breakfast cereal based on a brand of candy that comes in a two-sided box?

Answer: Nerds

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Remember That Song – 7/23/21

Can you name the artist and song:

I ain’t talkin’ no big deals
I ain’t made no plans myself
I ain’t talkin’ no high heels
Maybe we could walk around all day long


Last Song: “Moonlighting” by Al Jarreau from the Moonlighting Soundtrack (1987)

Great job oldschool80stim (@OldSchool80s), Craig (@cdennis0130), and Peter (@JamsieBlonde007)!!!


If you’d like to get the song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below:

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 7/22/21

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Question: In 1986, Ralston Purina introduced what breakfast cereal based on a brand of candy that comes in a two-sided box?


Last Question: What sitcom lasted just one season after Eileen Brennan and Hal Williams reprised their roles from the movie version, but Goldie Hawn didn’t?

Answer: Private Benjamin

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Remember That Song – 7/22/21

Can you name the artist and song:

Some walk by night
Some fly by day
Nothing could change you
Set and sure of the way


Last Song: “Saved By Zero” by The Fixx from Reach The Beach (1983)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000)!!!

I’ll be more together
Stretched by fewer thoughts that leave me
Chasing after my dreams, disown me, loaded with danger


If you’d like to get the song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below:

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 7/21/21

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Question: What sitcom lasted just one season after Eileen Brennan and Hal Williams reprised their roles from the movie version, but Goldie Hawn didn’t?


Last Question: What crafty title character survived numerous run-ins with a master assassin named Murdoc?

Answer: MacGyver

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Remember That Song – 7/21/21

Can you name the artist and song:

I’ll be more together
Stretched by fewer thoughts that leave me
Chasing after my dreams, disown me, loaded with danger


Last Song: “Fresh” by Kool & The Gang from Emergency (1985)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000)!!!

Conversation is going ’round
People talking ’bout the girl who’s come to town
Lovely lady pretty as can be
No one knows her name she’s just a mystery


If you’d like to get the song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below:

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 7/20/21

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Question: What crafty title character survived numerous run-ins with a master assassin named Murdoc?


Last Question: What movie gave John Candy the chance to yell: “What are you looking at? You never seen a guy who slept with a fish before”?

Answer: Splash

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Remember That Song – 7/20/21

Can you name the artist and song:

Conversation is going ’round
People talking ’bout the girl who’s come to town
Lovely lady pretty as can be
No one knows her name she’s just a mystery


Last Song: “I Drove All Night” by Cyndi Lauper from A Night to Remember (1989)

Great job sweetpurplejune, Craig (@cdennis0130), and Peter (@JamsieBlonde007)!!!

I had to escape
The city was sticky and cruel
Maybe I should have called you first
But I was dying to get to you


If you’d like to get the song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below:

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 7/19/21

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Question: What movie gave John Candy the chance to yell: “What are you looking at? You never seen a guy who slept with a fish before”?


Last Question: What did you have to say in order to get slime dumped on you in the hit Nickelodeon show, You Can’t Do That on Television?

Answer: “I don’t know”.

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Remember That Song – 7/19/21

Can you name the artist and song:

I had to escape
The city was sticky and cruel
Maybe I should have called you first
But I was dying to get to you


Last Song: “Dreams” by Van Halen from 5150 (1986)

Great job sweetpurplejune and Craig (@cdennis0130)!!!

World turns black and white
Pictures in an empty room
Your love starts fallin’ down
Better change your tune


If you’d like to get the song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below: