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ALL ABOUT THE EIGHTIES

1.Which 80s pop act had their Grammy revoked for not singing the vocals on their album?
2.Who won 4 gold medals in the 1984 summer Olympics?
3.This 1981 film won 4 Oscars, and prompted the screenwriter to say “The British are coming”. Name the film and the screenwriter.
4.Which book published in 1988 and winner of the Whitbread Award, was the centre of a major international controversy?
5.The wedding of Charles and Diana took place in 1981. Who was the official photographer?
6.In the original version of Do They Know Its Christmas in 1984, who was the first line of the lyrics written for, and who sang it?
7.Where did the Ossis and the Wessis meet for the first time in 28 years, in 1989?
8.Sue Johnston and Ricky Tomlinson play Jim and Barbara Royle in the Royle Family, but which other well known married couple did they play in the 80’s?
9.Which 1981 song contains the lyrics ” And I've lost my light. For I toss and turn, I can't sleep at night”?
10.What was the name of David Hasselhoff's talking car in Knight Rider?

quiz kindly submitted by Emily on 22nd January 2016