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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 – 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

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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

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 8/9/21

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Question: In Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (which was released on this date in 1985), where does Madame Ruby tell Pee-wee his bike is?


Last Question: Who was the first American to win the “all-around” competition in Olympic women’s gymnastics?

Answer: Mary Lou Retton

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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 – 2/8/21

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Question: Put these inventions in the order they hit the market from earliest to latest:

A) Camcorder
B) Microsoft Windows
C) Prozac


Last Question: Let’s do the math!
Joe Montana’s San Francisco jersey number
+
Joe Montana’s Kansas City jersey number

Answer: 16 + 19 = 35

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