Category Archives: Trivia

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 6/2/21

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Question: What burger chain was hyped in ads by the milkshake-loving Sir Shakes-A-Lot?


Last Question: Who earned Oscar nominations as Best Supporting Actor for roles as both a pimp and a chauffeur?

Answer: Morgan Freeman

He was nominated for his role as Leo “Fast Black” Smalls, Jr. in Street Smart (1987) and as Hoke Colburn in Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 5/28/21

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Question: The series finale of the original One Day at a Time aired on this date 37 years ago – May 28, 1984. It began in 1975, ran 9 seasons for 209 episodes.
In which city did the show take place?


Last Question: What actress played Blake Carrington’s long-lost illegitimate half-sister Dominique on Dynasty?

Answer: Diahann Carroll

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 5/27/21

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Question: What actress played Blake Carrington’s long-lost illegitimate half-sister Dominique on Dynasty?


Last Question: What pro wrestler played the grizzled commando in Predator armed with a hand-held helicopter minigun he called “Old Painless”?

Answer: Jesse Ventura

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 5/26/21

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Question: What pro wrestler played the grizzled commando in Predator armed with a hand-held helicopter minigun he called “Old Painless”?


Last Question: What series featured Stephen Baldwin and Josh Brolin as young Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickok?

Answer: The Young Riders

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 5/25/21

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Question: What series featured Stephen Baldwin and Josh Brolin as young Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickok?


Last Question: What rock star had an ice-cream flavor named for him, a year after he’d survived a diabetic coma?

Answer: Jerry Garcia

Cherry Garcia was the first Ben & Jerry’s flavor I ever tried.

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 5/20/21

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Question: What retail giant was the only suitable place to buy Raymond Babbitt’s boxer shorts, in Rain Man?


Last Question: What erupted on May 18, 1980, becoming the deadliest eruption in U.S. History?

Answer: Mount St. Helen’s
On the morning of May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted, blowing away the top of the mountain and triggering landslides, mud flows and floods that killed 57 people, destroyed 200 homes and flattened 230 square miles of forest.

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