The special envoy of the Archbishop of Canterbury was kidnapped in Beirut in January 1987, what was his name?Terry Waite.
Who was elected as President of Zimbabwe in March 1980?Robert Mugabe.
Which US sit-com about the Korean War had its final episode aired in 1983 to a record audience?M.A.S.H.
In which country did the 1986 FIFA World Cup take place?Mexico.
Onto which UK motorway did a Boeing 737 crash in 1989 killing 47 people?The M1 near Kegworth, Leicestershire.
To which position was Charles Haughey elected in March 1982?Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland.
Which football stadium suffered a fire in May 1985 killing 56 spectators?Valley Parade, Bradford.
Who won the Eurovision Song Contest for Switzerland in 1988?Celine Dion.
In which area of Liverpool were there riots in July 1981?Toxteth.
In which city did the IRA attempt to assassinate the Prime Minister and her cabinet?Brighton in October 1984.
What first appeared in April 1987 as a series of short films on the Tracey Ullman TV show?The Simpsons.
The bestselling arcade game of all-time was released in May 1980, what was it called?Pac-Man.
The TV show, "The Bill" made its debut in 1983, what was the pilot for this long running shoe called?"Woodentop".
Which Royal wedding took place in July 1986?Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson.
Which oil tanker ran aground in Prince William Sound, Alaska in March 1989?The Exxon Valdez.
What was the name of Henry VIII's flagship that was raised from the Solent in October 1982?The Mary Rose.
In which year was the first version of Windows, Windows 1.0, launched?1985
Which jockey was stripped of his OBE in 1988 following his jailing for tax avoidance?Lester Piggott.
Who was elected leader of the Labour party in October 1983?Neil Kinnock.
Who did George H W Bush defeat in the Presidential contest of November 1988?Michael Dukakis.