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'80s Music Quiz (Archived January 25th 2003)

1: What artist hit #1 on the Billboard charts in 1989 with "Like a Prayer" ?
    Debbie Gibson
    Madonna
    Annie Lenox
    Whitney Houston
2: Complete the following song title from the '80s : "Manic ______"
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
3: Complete the following song title from the '80s : "Carribean _____"
    King
    Queen
    Princess
    None of the above
4: Axl Rose was the lead singer of which late '80s hard rock band?
    Styx
    Guns n' Roses
    Warrant
    Def Leppard
5: Who is the lead singer of Duran Duran?
    Simon Le Bon
    Bono
    Sting
    Phil Collins
6: In his hit '80s song, who is Tommy Tutone trying to speak with when he dials 867-5309?
    The Operator
    Jackie
    Jenny
    Jessie
7: According to his early '80s hit, what does Corey Hart wear at night?
    Pyjamas
    Lingerie
    Sunblock
    Sunglasses
8: What Peter Gabriel song made use of stop animation photography in its relentlessly
    creative music video?
    In Your Eyes
    Sledgehammer
    Big Time
    Games without Frontiers
9: What quintessential '80s band took their name from a 1968 Jane Fonda movie?
    Duran Duran
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Human League
    Tears for Fears
10: Name the artist associated with the lyrics : "I'll give you television, I'll give
    you eyes of blue.."
    Elton John
    Bryan Adams
    David Bowie
    George Michael
11: Who is Robert Van Winkle better known as?
    Elvis Costello
    Eddie Van Halen
    Sting
    Vanilla Ice
12: What band recorded the soundtrack to the failed 1980 sci-fi movie "Flash Gordon"?
    Queen
    The Cure
    Human League
    AC/DC
13: Of the female artists listed below, who is the only one who did not achieve a #1 hit
    on the Billboard charts in the 1980s?
    Whitney Houston
    Pat Benatar
    Cyndi Lauper
    Paula Abdul
14: What relatively obscure early '80s new wave song begins with the line "Toto, I don't
    think we're in Kansas anymore"
    "Doot Doot" - Freur
    "Is it a Dream" - Classix Nouveaux
    "A-E-I-O-U (and sometimes Y)" - EBN-OZN
    "Space Age Love Song" - A Flock of Seagulls
15: Can you name the band shown below?

    Night Ranger
    Journey
    Cheap Trick
    Asia
 
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