Thursday, 8 April 2010

The 80s

Some questions all about the 80s! First used on 22nd October 2000 at Park Bar, Cheltenham:

  1. Which drink did the Coca-Cola company launch in 1982?
  2. Christina McAuliffe died in an accident in what type of vehicle in 1986?
  3. How were the balls at Wimbledon in 1986 different from previous years?
  4. Which country celebrated in Bicentenary in 1988?
  5. The world first became aware of the Chernobyl didaster after detectors were triggered at a nuclear power plant in which country?
  6. How did James F Fixx, promoter of jogging for good health, die in 1984?
  7. Where did the US side of Band Aid take place?
  8. Which keeper was beaten my Maradonna's 'hand of God' 1986 World cup goal?
  9. In 1989 what was New Kids On The Block's first number one?
  10. Who had a number one in the 80's with Like A Prayer?
  11. Who was US president at the end of the 80's?
  12. Which weather man failed to chart the 1987 hurricanes that devastated the country?
  13. Which year did CD's first appear?
  14. In which year did pound coins first appear?
  15. Which capital city was the scene of a major summit between Reagan and Gorbachev in 1986?

  1. Diet Coke
  2. Space Shuttle
  3. They were Yellow
  4. Australia
  5. Sweden
  6. Heart attack while Jogging
  7. Philadelphia
  8. Peter Shilton
  9. The Right Stuff
  10. Madonna
  11. George Bush
  12. Michael Fish
  13. 1983
  14. 1983
  15. Reykjavik

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