1978 Quiz

Published: Thursday 22nd February 2018This quiz was written for and dedicated to Matt,head of merchandising at Feelunique,who was born in 1978 and is celebrating his 40th birthday this week.
  1. Directed by and starring Woody Allen, which movie won the Best Film Oscar at the 50th Academy Awards in 1978?
  2. Which Leeds United defender became Britain's first £500,000 footballer when he was transferred to Manchester United in February 1978?
  3. Which Andrew Lloyd Webber musical made its West end debut in June 1978?
  4. Actress Gwendoline Christie was born in October 1978, what role does she play in TV's "Game of Thrones"?
  5. 1978 was the first year since 1605 in which there were three Popes, can you name them?
  6. The World's first "test-tube" baby was born in Oldham in 1978, what was her name?
  7. The TV show "Mork and Mindy" starring Robin Williams made its US TV debut in 1978, from what other popular TV show was this a spin-off?
  8. Arcade Fire drummer Jeremy Gara, was born in June 1978, in which North American city?
  9. Who starred in the title role of the 1978 movie "Superman"?
  10. In March 1978 what became the first UK number one to be both written and recorded by a female artist?
  11. Actor and comedian James Corden was born in August 1978, what was the name of the TV series in which he starred and co-wrote with Ruth Jones?
  12. Which English cricketer in June 1978 became the first player to score a century and take eight wickets in a single Test Match innings?
  13. Born Katrina Amy Alexandra Alexis Infield on 22nd May 1978, by what name do we now know this glamour model and authoress?
  14. Who in November 1978 became the first black player to represent England at football?
  15. What was the name of the tanker that ran aground off the coast of Brittany in March 1978, causing at the time the largest marine oil spill?
  16. Drummer Keith Moon was found dead in September 1978, with which rock band is he mainly associated?
  17. What was the name of the character played by John Travolta in the 1978 movie "Grease"?
  18. Created in Japan and first released in 1978, what was the name of the shooting arcade game that was the forerunner of today's modern video gaming?
  19. Which was the only British nation to qualify for the 1978 FIFA World Cup finals in Argentina?
  20. Later adapted into a best-selling novel, what was the title of the 1978 BBC Radio serial written by Douglas Adams?
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