Eighties Contest Results, 1997
To celebrate the 2nd Continuous year of ChuckyG's Eighties web pages, I
ran a small contest. These questions were way too hard for the average
eighties addicts I found. If I run another contest next year, I'll make them
easier. I thought I would get a lot of responses, and I wanted to see the
questions difficult enough so no one person could get them all right.
- Name the founding member of Duran Duran who produced Kajagoogoo's first
- What was Chris Hamill's stage name?
- Axl Rose was an anagram for what phrase?
- Which eighties album, that sold 20 million plus copies, featured Vincent
- Which Aerosmith song was re-made by Run D.M.C.?
- Who sang the theme song to the "Breakfast Club"?
- What were the B-52's named after? (Hint, it's not a plane)
- Which eighties musician got sued by a music related company for using
their name as part of his pseudonym?
- Chrissie Hynde was in which early eighties group?
- After The Fire made "Der Kommissar" popular, but which eighties musician
performed it originally?
- What show was "Whatcha talkin' 'bout Willis?" a standard catch phrase?
- Which sitcom helped launch Michael J. Fox's career by portraying him as
a money-grubbing teenager?
- Which city did Crocket and Tubbs spend most of their time in?
- Complete this phrase: "Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get ..." (three words)
- Which eighties sitcom featured Tom Hanks in drag on a regular basis?
- Name the sitcom that featured John Hirsch, Andy Kaufman, Tony Danza and
- David Hasselhof spent most of his time driving a car on which eighties
- What does ALF stand for?
- Soleil Moon Frye was the real name of which young eighties sitcom
star, whose character name was also the title of the show?
- Which eighties cartoon ended with the phrase: "And knowing is half the
- Who got slimmed first in Ghostbusters?
- Which eighties movie features a DJ named Adrian Cronauer?
- Which movie had a device known as a flux-capacitor?
- What cult-fav eighties movie features John Lithgow from another
- Which movie is the line "Snakes, I hate snakes" from?
- Which city was Axel Foley a cop in?
- John McClane was fighting terrorists in a skyrise in which eighties movie?
- Complete this quote: "I feel the need... the need for " (one word).
- Who inspired the geek in Breakfast Club to use the name the Breakfast
Club to sign his letter at the end of the film (also read at the beginning of
- In "Sixteen Candles", what did the geek need to get to prove he had sex
(which he got from Molly Ringwald)?
- Which computer manufacturer in 1984 advertised their new computer during
the Super Bowl, and never re-used the commercial?
- If the left ear is the right ear, what's the right ear?
- Which eighties fashion accessory consisted of a saftey pin and small
- What to manufacture made the must have toy, Cabbage Patch Kids?
- Which Olympics did the US boycott?
- What was the name of the nuclear missle defense system Reagan proposed?
- Was Ollie North ever found guilty?
- Which character of the "Bloom County" comic strip ran for president even
though he was dead at the time?
- What was the first name of the baby girl who fell down the well?
- What was the board game introduced in the eighties which featured
six categories of questions and little pie shaped pieces you had to collect?
- What was the name of the rich boy that Andie was asked to go to the senior
prom with in the movie "Pretty in Pink"?
- Who sang the song "Cry" which was the first video on Mtv to use morphing
technology through the entire video?
- What song (and by what artist) is the following lines from:
"So never judge a book by its cover,
Or who you're gonna love by your lover,
Love put me wise to her love in disguise,
She had the body of a Venus,
Lord imagine my surprise!"
- George Michael was one half of Wham!, name the other half.
- Who was the famous individual who originated the catch phrase "Just Say No"
- What is the song "Pass the Dutchie" about? (HINT, it's not marijuana, that's
what the original song was about that they copied)
- Spaceman Spiff was a charcter on which eighties cartoon strip?
- What was the name of the first "portable" computer?
- (Since I screwed up the "Breakfast Club" question) What was the reason
each of them was in detention?
- Pick a random number between 1 and 10. This question only counts if
there is a tie between answers 1 - 9.
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