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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 – 5/27/21

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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 – 5/20/21

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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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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 5/14/21

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Question: What superhero costume did Dan Goodwin don before scaling Chicago’s John Hancock Center and Sears Tower in 1981?


Last Question: What movie featured the line, “Cops and women don’t mix. It’s like eating a spoonful of Drano. Sure, it’ll clean you out, but it’ll leave you hollow inside.”?

Answer: The Naked Gun (or The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!)

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 5/12/21

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Question: What movie featured the line, “Cops and women don’t mix. It’s like eating a spoonful of Drano. Sure, it’ll clean you out, but it’ll leave you hollow inside.”?


Last Question: After 23 years as host, who left The Newlywed Game in 1988 for a bigger paycheck as host of the Celebrity Secrets game show?

Answer: Bob Eubanks

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 5/10/21

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Question: What was the only single from Michael Jackson’s album Off the Wall to hit #1 in the ’80s?


Last Question: In the movie, The Shining, Jack Torrance’s novel consisted of what repeated sentence?

Answer: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 5/4/21

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Question: In Return of the Jedi, how old is Yoda when he finally succumbs to “The Force”?


Last Question: In the movie Valley Girl (released on this day in 1983), why does Julie dump Randy?

A. Her friends want her to
B. Tommy wants her to
C. Her parents don’t like him
D. Her grandma wants her to

Answer: A. Her friends want her to
Her friends put a lot of pressure on Julie because Randy isn’t one of them.

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