Category Archives: Daily Trivia (Formerly Trivia Tuesday)

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/12/21

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Question: In Little House: A New Beginning, Almanzo and Laura became adoptive parents to Almanzo’s niece, Jenny Wilder. Which actress played Jenny?


Last Question: Which British actress and star of Dynasty appeared on the front of Playboy magazine in 1983?

Answer: Joan Collins

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/9/21

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Question: Which British actress and star of Dynasty appeared on the front of Playboy magazine in 1983?


Last Question: Which detective was helped by his niece Penny, her talking computer, and a dog called Brain?

Answer: Inspector Gadget

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/8/21

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Question: Which detective was helped by his niece Penny, her talking computer, and a dog called Brain?


Last Question: What Francis Ford Coppola 3D science fiction film was shown at Disney theme parks from 1986 through 1998?

Answer: Captain EO

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/7/21

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Question: What Francis Ford Coppola 3D science fiction film was shown at Disney theme parks from 1986 through 1998?


Last Question: What video game system introduced a home version of Space Invaders in 1980?

Answer: Atari

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/5/21

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Question: What Bloom County character dreamed of having an interspecies relationship with Diane Sawyer?


Last Question: What National League team posted the best overall record in baseball in 1981, but missed the playoffs thanks to the strike-spawned “split season”?

Answer: The Cincinnati Reds

The Reds finished the first half of the season in second place with a record of 35-21, just one-half game behind the eventual World Champion Los Angeles Dodgers, and one-and-a-half games behind the Houston Astros in the second half, in which the Reds were 31-21, good for second place, again.

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/2/21

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Question: What National League team posted the best overall record in baseball in 1981, but missed the playoffs thanks to the strike-spawned “split season”?


Last Question: What miniseries was largely set at Drogheda, a sheep station in the Aussie Outback?

Answer: The Thorn Birds
This miniseries aired 38 years ago this week (1983)

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/1/21

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Question: What miniseries was largely set at Drogheda, a sheep station in the Aussie Outback?


Last Question: In the tag team main event of the original “Wrestlemania” (which was held 36 years ago today – March 31, 1985), who did Hulk Hogan and Mr. T defeat?

Answer: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndoff

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/31/21

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Question: In the tag team main event of the original “Wrestlemania” (which was held 36 years ago today – March 31, 1985), who did Hulk Hogan and Mr. T defeat?


Last Question: In the movie Beetlejuice, what game does Beetlejuice play with Lydia to get her to guess his name?

Answer: Charades

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/30/21

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Question: In the movie Beetlejuice, what game does Beetlejuice play with Lydia to get her to guess his name?


Last Question: What was the name of the fundraising event that debuted on March 29, 1986 whose mission is to raise funds to help the homeless, and was hosted by Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, and Whoopi Goldberg?

Answer: Comic Relief

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/29/21

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Question: What was the name of the fundraising event that debuted on March 29, 1986 whose mission is to raise funds to help the homeless, and was hosted by Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, and Whoopi Goldberg?


Last Question: In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, hat three symptoms does the “nurse” describe during her singing telegram to Ferris?

A. headache, fever, and a chill
B. headache, fever, and being ill
C. headache, nausea, and a chill
D. headache, nausea, and being ill

Answer: A. headache, fever, and a chill

Bonus: Who answered the door when the singing “nurse” arrived?

Answer: Jeanie

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