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'80s Music Quiz (Archived June 5th 2002)

1: According to an early '80s hit by Prince, he's gonna party like it's..
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    1949
    1969
    1999
2: Who sang the early '80s hit "Come On Eileen" ?
    Culture Club
    Naked Eyes
    Dexy's Midnight Runners
    U2
3: Name the artist and song title associated with the following lyrics : "You think
    you're mad, too unstable, kicking in chairs and knocking down tables"
    Pet Shop Boys - "West End Girls"
    Bryan Adams - "Run to you"
    Bon Jovi - "Livin on a Prayer"
    Poison - "Every Rose has its Thorn"
4: All of the following bands emerged out of Britain, except one. Name the band
    Def Leppard
    Pink Floyd
    Duran Duran
    The Cars
5: Which of the following female artists starred in the 1985 movie "Desperately
    Seeking Susan"?
    Madonna
    Cyndi Lauper
    Toni Basil
    Bonnie Tyler
6: Name the late '80s metal band who were best known for their hits "Heaven" and
    "Cherry Pie"
    Skid Row
    Warrant
    Whitesnake
    Poison
7: Which of the following female artists released an album in the '80s titled
    "Crimes of Passion"?
    Bonnie Tyler
    Pat Benatar
    Cyndi Lauper
    Kim Carnes
8: Name the '80s rock band associated with the following lyrics : "Tommy used to work
   on the docks...Union's been on strike...He's down on his luck...it's tough, so tough"
    Guns n' Roses
    Whitesnake
    Def Leppard
    Bon Jovi
9: Which of the following artists real name is Saul Hudson?
    Prince
    Sting
    Mick Jagger
    Slash
10: All of the following artists participated in USA for Africa's "We are the World"
    song, except one. Can you spot the odd one out?
    Tina Turner
    Bette Midler
    Tom Petty
    Billy Joel
11: All of the following '80s bands were of Scottish origin, except one. Name the band
    Aztec Camera
    Dexy's Midnight Runners
    Big Country
    Simple Minds
12: Which of the following '80s music videos was filmed in the California desert?
    Belinda Carlisle - "Circle in the Sand"
    Tears for Fears - "Everybody wants to rule the world"
    Bruce Springsteen - "Born in the U.S.A"
    Talking Heads - "Road to nowhere"
13: Which of the following songs below was featured on the soundtrack of the famous
    '80s movie "Risky Business", starring Tom Cruise?
    Phil Collins - "In the Air Tonight"
    Katrina and the Waves - "Walking on Sunshine"
    Mick Jagger & David Bowie - "Dancing in the Street"
    Tears for Fears - "Shout"
14: Who won the award for "Best New Artist" in MTV's first ever video music awards
    (VMA) in 1984?
    Madonna
    Eurythmics
    Cyndi Lauper
    The Police
15: What was the last #1 hit on the Billboard charts in the 1980s? (This song was #1
    from December 23rd 1989 through January 13th 1990)
    "Blame it on the rain" - Milli Vanilli
    "Another day in paradise" - Phil Collins
    "Hazard" - Richard Marx
    "Straight Up" - Paula Abdul
 
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