Category Archives: Trivia

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/16/21

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Question: In Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, in what year did NASA launch the last of America’s deep space probes?

A. 1985
B. 1987
C. 2001
D. 1994


Last Question: In the movie Weird Science, what do Wyatt and Gary wear on their heads when they create Lisa?

Answer: Bras

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/13/21

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Question: Bob Geldof was the front man of which band?


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

Answer: Shannen Doherty

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.

1981 Reds

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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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