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Daily Trivia: 2/4/13

Question: In Dallas, Cliff reconnected with Afton Cooper. He discovered that Afton had a daughter that he suspected of being his child. What was Afton’s daughter’s name?

A. Lucy Afton Cooper
B. Pamela Rebecca Cooper
C. Rebecca Grace Barnes
D. Pamela Barnes Cooper


Last Question: What former Olympic superstar subbed for Erik Estrada on CHips during a contract dispute?

Answer: Bruce Jenner

Great job Jim!!

In the fifth season of CHiPs (1981–1982) Erik Estrada went on strike over a dispute over syndication profits. As a result he did not appear in seven episodes. So, during that period he was replaced by Bruce Jenner, who played Officer Steve McLeish.
Unfortunately, I could not find any video of Bruce Jenner on CHiPs, and I refuse to show any Kardashian crap here, so here is the CHiPs opening song for Season 5:

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Remember That Song: 1/30/13

Can you name the artist and song:

Daddy’s girl learned fast
All those things she couldn’t say


Last Song: “Calling On You” by Stryper

Great job Frida (@carrjam94)!!

You, You make my life complete
You give me all I need
You help me Through and Through,
I’m Calling On You

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Daily Trivia: 1/29/13

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


Last Question: What CBS series shot much of its location footage at Napa Valley’s Spring Mountain, Altamura Valley and Inglehook vineyards?

Answer: Falcon Crest

Great job Jim!!

Falcon Crest aired on CBS for nine seasons, from December 4, 1981 to May 17, 1990. It starred Jane Wyman as Angela Channing, the tyrannical matriarch of the Falcon Crest Winery, alongside Robert Foxworth as Chase Gioberti, Angela’s nephew who returns to Falcon Crest following the death of his father.

The show was created by Earl Hamner, who had previously created The Waltons. After The Waltons finished its final season in 1981, Hamner wanted to create a family drama involving the wine industry. However, Dallas was CBS’s biggest hit, so the network requested that Hamner make the show more along the lines of Dallas. It actually paid off, as CBS scheduled Falcon Crest at 10 p.m. on Friday nights, right after Dallas. Falcon Crest would become a top 20 show for several years.

Over the last few years, many of the core cast members had left the show. Then ratings began to drop, as did the ratings for all of the primetime soaps of the time. When the show ended Angela (Jane Wyman), Emma (Margaret Ladd) and Lance (Lorenzo Lamas) were the only remaining original characters from the original first season cast remaining on the series.

Falcon Crest ended happily with a family wedding taking place on the grounds of the mansion. Taking a walk outside, Angela delivered a speech (in her thoughts and was written by Jane Wyman herself) that brought the series to a conclusion, mentioning past characters and events but looking forward to the future. The final scene of the series shows her toasting the land, “A toast to you Falcon Crest, and long may you live.”
Here is that scene:

And here is the theme song:

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Remember That Song: 1/29/13

Can you name the artist and song and complete the lyrics:

You, You make my life complete
You give me all I need
You help me _______ ___ _______,
___ _______ __ ____


Last Song: “Church of the Poison Mind” by Culture Club

Great job Leviathon (@80sunleashed)!!

Who would be the fool to take you
Be more than just kind
Step into a life of maybe
Love is hard to find

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Daily Trivia: 1/28/13

Question: What CBS series shot much of its location footage at Napa Valley’s Spring Mountain, Altamura Valley and Inglehook vineyards?


Last Question: Can you name two Oscar nominated performers who appeared in the movie Sixteen Candles?

Answer: Justin Henry and Joan Cusak

Great job Kickin’ It Old School (@oldschool80s)!!

Justin Henry (little brother Mike) was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in 1979’s Kramer vs. Kramer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

And Joan Cusack (Geeky girl with the neck brace) was nominated for Best Supporting Actress, in 1988’s Working Girl and in 1997’s In & Out.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is the movie trailer:

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Daily Trivia: 1/25/13

Question: Can you name two Oscar nominated performers who appeared in the movie Sixteen Candles?


Last Question: For which Stephen King film did AC/DC provide the soundtrack?

Answer: Maximum Overdrive

Great job Kickin’ It Old School (@oldschool80s)!!

Maximum Overdrive was a 1986 movie based on Stephen King’s short story, Trucks from his first collection of short stories, Night Shift.
King also directed the movie.

AC/DC provided the soundtrack for the movie, which was the Who Made Who album. It had the songs, Who Made Who”, “You Shook Me All Night Long”, and “For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)”.

Here is the movie trailer:

And here is the video for “Who Made Who”:

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Remember That Song: 1/25/13

Can you name the artist and song:

No one gets lucky till luck comes along
Nobody’s lonely till somebody’s gone


Last Song: “Bad Reputation” by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Great job Kickin’ It Old School (@oldschool80s)!!

You’re living in the past it’s a new generation
A girl can do what she wants to do and that’s
What I’m gonna do

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Remember That Song: 1/24/13

Can you name the artist and song and complete the lyrics:

You’re living in the past it’s a new generation
A girl can do what she wants to do and that’s
What ___ _____ __


Last Song: “Dare Me” by the Pointer Sisters in honor of Anita Pointer who turned 65 yesterday.

Great job Kids Inc Daily (@kidsincdaily)!!

I say you’re either a lover or you are a liar
So don’t you push too hard
You’re playin’ with fire

And courtesy of @kidsincdaily:

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Remember That Song: 1/22/13

Can you name the artist and song:

Sweet Janis cried
“Lord won’t you buy a Benz for me”
Jimmy was right
Castles made of sand slip to the sea


Last Song: “Overkill” by Men at Work

Great job Jim and Marissa (@MarissaRapier)!!

Especially at night
I worry over situations
I know will be alright
Perhaps its just imagination

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Daily Trivia: 1/18/13

Question: What field guide by author Lisa Birnbach claimed, “It is the inalienable right of every man, woman and child to wear khaki.”?


Last Question: What 1987 movie starred Ally Sheedy as a spoiled wealthy girl who, despite having a fairy godmother, must work as a housekeeper?

Answer: Maid to Order

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