'80s Music Quiz (Archived December 25th 2002)

1: Which artist featured in Michael Jackson's "The Girl is Mine" ?
    Bon Jovi
    Lionel Richie
    Paul McCartney
2: Complete the following song title from the '80s : "Eye of the _____"
3: Which Prince album sold a record breaking 1.3 million copies in one day in 1984?
    Sign o' the Times
    Purple Rain
4:Which U2 album features their late'80s hit "I still haven't found what I'm looking for"?
    The Joshua Tree
    The Unforgettable Fire
    Achtung Baby
5: Which '80s female artist hits include "You Keep Me Hangin' On" and "Cambodia" ?
    Laura Branigan
    Kim Carnes
    Kim Wilde
6: Name the '80s rock band whose hits include "Don't Stop Believin", "Faithfully" and
    "Open Arms" ?
    Van Halen
7: Name the '80s hairmetal band whose hits include "Nobody's Fool", "Somebody Save
    Me" and "Shake Me"
    Twisted Sister
8: Name the early '80s rock star who starred as Dr. Drake in the popular US soap opera
    "General Hospital"
    Bruce Springsteen
    Bryan Adams
    Rick Springfield
    John "Cougar" Mellencamp
9: What infamous expression did Madonna have stamped on her white leather belt during
    her 'Like a Virgin' tour?
    Material Girl
    Sex Kitten
    Boy Toy
    Femme Fatale
10: The Timex Social Club had a hit with "Rumors", but were sued by the Timex watch
    company over the use of their name. What did they change their name to?
    Fine Young Cannibals
    Ready for the World
    Club Nouveau
    Haircut 100
11: Which '80s band was known as the "Fab Five" ?
    The Police
    Duran Duran
    The Clash
12: Which bands music videos typically consists of half-baked sci-fi imagery and bad
    Air Supply
    Culture Club
    A Flock of Seagulls
    Tears for Fears
13: As if to prove my point that early '80s pop music was infinitely more diverse than
    that of the '90s and today, which of the following came from a highly unusual source
    for Top 40 songs - a musical stage show?
    Real Life - "Send Me An Angel"
    Falco - "Rock Me Amadeus"
    Dexy's Midnight Runners - "Come On Eileen"
    Murray Head - "One Night in Bangkok"
14: Which statement is false?
    Cyndi Lauper sang the theme song for the popular childrens TV show "PeeWee's Playhouse"
    Richard Marx sang backing vocals in Lionel Richie's "All Night Long"
    Duran Duran was the first western band to perform in Communist China in 1985
    The line "I Want My MTV" in Dire Straits' "Money for Nothing" is the voice of Sting
15: Can you name the band shown below?

    Joy Division
    Simple Minds
    The Smiths
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