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OldMike
21-01-20, 04:04 PM
Pop through the 80's and 90's

Rules:

1. No use of online search engines (Google etc).
2. No use of online encyclopedias (Wikipedia etc).
3. If you don't know an answer make something up (you may get lucky ;) )
4. Most importantly have fun (party)

PM (private message) your entries to me (OldMike)

Closing date TBA (to be arranged).

1. Who went straight to No. 1 in 1981 with "Stand and Deliver"?
2. What colour door gave Shakin' Stevens an 80's hit?
3. Which ex-Beatle had hit with Stevie Wonder in 1982?
4. Who's album "Thriller" provided several singles??
5. Who was KC's backing band?
6. Which Scot had chart success after Esther Rantzen's "The Big Time"?
7. Which BBC radio station banned "Relax"?
8. Ravel's Bolero charted because of which skaters' Olympic success? (one point each)*
9. Which actor Robert was named in a Bananarama song title?
10. Which superstar rat sang "Love me Tender"?
11. Which Alison's nickname was Alf
12. Which Elaine and Barbara topped the charts in 1985? (two singers singing a duet one point for each singer)*
13. Which Mrs Andrew Lloyd Webber had a hit with "Pie Jesu"?
14. David Bowie and Mick Jagger had a hit after which co9ncert?
15. Elton John charted with "Nikita" at the same time as Sting had which coincidental hit?
16. Who had a hit with Nillson's "Without You" (1994)?
17. Who backked Katrina in her 1997 Eurovision winner?
18. Which Damon fronted Blur?
19. Who starred in and sang on the soundtrack of "The Bodyguard" (1992)?
20. In September 1998 Celine Dion released an album in which language?
21. Which toy provided Aqua with a No. 1?
22. Which country singer died flying his plane in 1997?
23. Who had a daughter Lourdes Maria in 1996?
24. Which band's name is a US emergency number?
25. Dana International won Eurovision '98 for which country?
26. Oasis formed in which UK city?
27. Who had hit with "Drop Dead Gorgeous"?
28. Which Darren appeared in the 90's version of "Summer Holiday"?
29. In which county were Blur formed?
30. "My Heart Will Go On" came from which smash hit movie in 1997?

Edit:

* I've clarified questions 8 and 12 they require two names so each question is worth 2 points (only one point if one name and if no names null points if you question the Quiz Masters ruling on this it is a yellow card and -1 point (giggle) )

Suzi
21-01-20, 04:48 PM
OMG This looks AMAZING!!! Thank you so much!!!!

Mira
21-01-20, 04:58 PM
I know that we can not use google etc. Can I ask my brother if he knows any of them?

Suzi
21-01-20, 05:03 PM
You can do it with your whole family and friends love, just no google or anything like that! :)

OldMike
21-01-20, 06:44 PM
Yup you can ask friends and family no problem Mira.

Paula
21-01-20, 07:26 PM
Wow! I am sooooo beyond excited!

Strugglingmum
21-01-20, 07:46 PM
Woohoo. This ones in the bag!!! Don't even bother the rest of you(rofl)

Paula
21-01-20, 07:57 PM
Woohoo. This ones in the bag!!! Don't even bother the rest of you(rofl)

Hmmmm my nemesis :@;)

Suzi
21-01-20, 08:38 PM
It has to be my time to shine!

magie06
22-01-20, 09:53 PM
I'm back, and I intend to win!!

Suzi
23-01-20, 08:29 AM
Oh no! Not you too! However I'm still going to win this one!

OldMike
31-01-20, 03:13 PM
First entry in :x

I've clarified two of the questions so please check the first post.

OldMike
01-02-20, 08:37 AM
A pigeon flew in with an entry grasped tightly in her little claws so now we have 2 entries (party)

Suzi
01-02-20, 10:22 AM
Don't panic everyone, Mike's got my winning entry in!

OldMike
01-02-20, 01:58 PM
Another entry just in with a royal seal on it ;)

Suzi
01-02-20, 03:41 PM
Pfft! Mine was the winning entry!

OldMike
03-02-20, 02:58 PM
Hear ye, hear ye *clang, clang* <- that's a bell, the quiz will remain open another week to give you late comers more time, four entries so far so let's make it more, you know you want to, you know you need to so don't delay be on your way (to the quiz) :)

Suzi
03-02-20, 03:29 PM
No!!! Close it now! I might even get a podium - erm, I mean I'm going to win!!!

magie06
03-02-20, 04:06 PM
Mike, I'll get onto it tomorrow. Just a little bit busy this evening.

Paula
03-02-20, 04:08 PM
Iím not fussed - I am completely confident no matter how many of you decide to come in first placed last!

Mira
03-02-20, 06:10 PM
I did it with my brother. I left the note at his place. I will give it before its closed.

Suzi
03-02-20, 06:15 PM
Pfft Paula.....

Glad you're joining in Mira! Did you enjoy it?

Mira
03-02-20, 08:44 PM
I did. One thing that was fun was that my brother and myself do know our music. But it was hard and we did not know a bunch of them.....

Suzi
03-02-20, 09:15 PM
Pfft, I don't know most of the answers to anything - I just make it up.... Unless you're Paula - in which case I know every answer and just get a few wrong to make her feel special......

Paula
03-02-20, 10:32 PM
No need, Iíve always known Iím special .....

Suzi
04-02-20, 08:00 AM
Yeah love, special...... ;)

OldMike
10-02-20, 03:07 PM
Anymore entries so far only three entries from "The Boss Lady", "The one and only Princess" and "The quiz genius SMum".

Suzi
10-02-20, 04:11 PM
Shhhh, leave it at that! :) I know I've got this one! :)

Strugglingmum
10-02-20, 10:24 PM
Shhhh, leave it at that! :) I know I've got this one! :)

Guaranteed a podium anyway with only 3 entries(rofl)

Jaquaia
11-02-20, 07:30 AM
My entry is in! I enjoyed this one as I got my parents and J involved

Suzi
11-02-20, 08:23 AM
Guaranteed a podium anyway with only 3 entries(rofl)

Bugger! Jaq's entered too! Erm, I mean Woohoo! Another person for me to beat! Mwha ha ha ha

Jaquaia
02-03-20, 07:07 PM
So.... when are you giving me my shiny winners trophy?

I mean... who won???

Suzi
02-03-20, 07:48 PM
Pfft, the trophy is on it's way to me obviously...

Paula
02-03-20, 09:23 PM
Oh, ladies, you can dream ;)

OldMike
03-03-20, 09:21 AM
I must mark the entries for some reason I've not got round to it yet, I'll blame the weather ;)

Suzi
03-03-20, 12:12 PM
Looking forward to hearing my winning score! :)

Paula
03-03-20, 01:22 PM
(rofl) sheís funny

OldMike
03-03-20, 02:22 PM
She'll (Suzi) hear her score later today but will it be a winning score :x I couldn't possibly say.

Suzi
03-03-20, 03:09 PM
It's a secret! (But I'm sure I've won!)

OldMike
03-03-20, 03:21 PM
The results are in and you guys certainly know your 80/90's pop.

In reverse order.

Joint 3rd Suzi and Paula even a photograph couldn't separate them.

Runner up and just one point behind the leader Strugglingmum with a fantastic score of 29 points out of 32

*fanfare*

One the top spot with a magnificent score of 30 points out of 32 it was *drum roll* Jaq

A big thanks to all who took part you are all winners in my book (party)

OldMike
03-03-20, 03:31 PM
The answer to question 15. Elton John charted with "Nikita" at the same time as Sting had which coincidental hit? was this *cue video*

Sting - Russians (Official Video)

https://youtu.be/wHylQRVN2Qs

I didn't know it myself and I see why now (thanks Google/YouTube) ^)

Paula
03-03-20, 04:12 PM
Thank you oh wise Quizmaster, but surely thereís been some sort of calculation error?

Jaquaia
03-03-20, 04:19 PM
Yeah baby!!!!!(party)(party)(party)

I mean obviously it's the taking part that counts...

Suzi
03-03-20, 08:00 PM
Paula? You and me 3rd? Pfft.... I think he's got the podium up the wrong way...

Congratulations Jaq...

Strugglingmum
03-03-20, 09:58 PM
congratulations Jaq. Big thank you to Mike as ever. Best quizmaster we got. x

OldMike
09-03-20, 09:27 AM
You did exceptionally well SMum and was just pipped at the post.

Guys was wondering what type of quiz you would like next, general knowledge (harder or easier?) or some sort of themed quiz leave your thoughts here please :)

Suzi
09-03-20, 04:36 PM
To be honest love, I love the quizzes - my family love the quizzes so we're just grateful for anything you put together as I know how much time and effort they take!

Paula
09-03-20, 05:17 PM
^^^wss

Jaquaia
09-03-20, 08:23 PM
Something I know the most answers to!!!

I mean ^^^wss

Suzi
09-03-20, 08:42 PM
(rofl) (rofl) (rofl) (rofl)

Strugglingmum
09-03-20, 09:11 PM
I love your quizzes Mike. I love springing bizarre questions on my family. Loved the pop quiz as it was definitely my era and because A and I have such varying music taste, between us we had a lot of the answers. Any topic is fab. X