Category Archives: Sports

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 7/6/22

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Question: What 1979 effort by The Clash did Rolling Stone curiously rank as the best album of the ’80s?

Last Question: On July 5, 1980, which male tennis player won his 5th straight Wimbledon title?

Answer: Bjorn Borg

Borg defeated John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6 in the Finals​, which many consider to be one of the greatest Wimbledon Finals of all-time.

Considered One of the Greatest Wimbledon Finals


Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/14/22

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Question: On The Golden Girls, what fictional Minnesota town was Betty White’s character from?

Last Question: Pete Rose got his 4,000th hit on this day in 1984. For which team was he playing with when he accomplished this feat?

Answer: The Montreal Expos

Great job Craig (@cdennis0130)!!!

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/13/22

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Question: Pete Rose got his 4,000th hit on this day in 1984. For which team was he playing with when he accomplished this feat?

Last Question: What series debuted with reenactments of a boy being swept away in a flood and a seven-year-old helping deliver her mom’s baby?

Answer: Rescue 911


Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/6/22

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Question: On Matlock, what was Matlock’s first name?

Last Question: What Japanese baseball player retired in 1980 after playing 22 years of professional baseball and hitting 868 home runs?

Answer: Sadaharu Oh

Great job J.V. (@JVfromOhio)!!!


Return to the ’80s Trivia – 2/21/22

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Question: In the television show, Cagney & Lacey, who played the role of Cagney?

A. Loretta Swit
B. Tyne Daly
C. Sharon Gless
D. Joanna Kerns

Last Question: February 18, 1980, at the age of 21, who became the youngest hockey player to record 5 career hat tricks?

Answer: Wayne Gretzky


Return to the ’80s Trivia – 2/9/22

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Question: Who is known for delivering the Wendy’s catchphrase, “Where’s the beef?”

Last Question: Name the coach of the USA hockey team that participated in the 1980 Olympics.

Answer: Herb Brooks

Great job J.V. (@JVfromOhio)!!!



Return to the ’80s Trivia – 1/26/22

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Question: Which two Footloose songs were nominated for Academy Award for Best Original song in 1984?

Last Question: Who won the MVP Award in Super Bowl XXI and began the tradition of saying the phrase “I’m going to Disney World!”?

Answer: Phil Simms