Eighties Music Quiz 1

Published: Saturday 9th January 2010
  1. Who had hit albums in the 80s entitled (i)"Double Fantasy", (ii) "The Number of the Beast", (iii) "No Parlez", (iv) "The Lexicon of Love" and (v) "No Jacket Required"
  2. What record by Nicole became the 500th UK number 1 in 1982?
  3. In "Ashes to Ashes" by David Bowie,who was revealed as "a junkie....hitting an all-time low"?
  4. Where did the sun always shine for A-Ha in 1985?
  5. Give the full names of the following 80s bands, (i)Dexy's.........., (ii)Adam and ...., (iii) Doctor and...., (iv)The Goombay......., and (v) Fairground......
  6. Carole Decker was the lead singer of which 1980s' group?
  7. What was the opening act at the London Live Aid concert in July 1985?
  8. Thereze Bazar and David Van Day were better known as which duo?
  9. Which novelty record kept Ultravox's "Vienna" off the top spot in February 1981?
  10. Which numbers featured in number ones for the following acts, (i)Nena(1984), (ii) Paul Hardcastle(1985), (iii) Frankie Goes to Hollywood (1984), (iv) Adam Ant(1982) and (v) Whitney Houston(1988)
  11. Which band featured future actor brothers Gary and Martin Kemp?
  12. Which film theme took David Bowie to number 2 in 1986?
  13. Who covered Tommy James "Mony-Mony" in 1987?
  14. Who said "We didn't start the fire" in 1989?
  15. Which movies featured the following songs in the 80s, (i)"Eye of The Tiger" - Survivor, (ii) "Axel F" - Harold Faltermayer, (iii) "Together in Electric Dreams" - Phil Oaky & Giorgio Moroder, (iv) "Take My Breath Away" - Berlin and (v) "Power of Love" - Huey Lewis & The News
  16. The boy band Bros. consisted of brothers Matt and Luke Goss and which third member?
  17. Which Scottish band had hits with "Happy Birthday" and "I Could be Happy"?
  18. Which band in 1986 became the second Swedish band (after ABBA) to top the UK charts?
  19. Who was the singer with Simply Red?
  20. From which 1980s' songs do the following lyrics come from, (i)"I've got to run away from the pain you drive into the heart of me", (ii) "And Mama always told me, be careful what you do", (iii) "It's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do", (iv) "Play the guitar on the MTV", and (v) "Who's gonna tell you when it's too late"
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