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Old 05-16-2010, 06:08 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Pop Culture A - to - T

Sunday Special - Pop Culture A - to - T
.....As usual in "A To.." Quizzes, first answer begins with "A", number 2 with "B", and so on............

1. Robert Palmer's 1986 chart-topper is actually a kind of repetitious song made famous by the video in which he fronts a band of slick miniskirted super models...
2. .......... in which Amanda Whurlitzer, a foul-mouthed 11 year-old, the meanest fast-baller in southern California, leads her team of misfits to the championship...
3. Archaic Steam train controlled by engineers Charley Pratt and Floyd Smoot that took passengers (and TV audiences) to Kate Bradley's Shady rest hotel ....
4. This Hook-Driven song from the highly successful Born in the U.S.A. album was accompanied by a music video directed by Brian DePalma that had Bruce delivering at a live concert; It ends with Bruce yanking a pre-stardom Courtney Cox up on stage from the audience to dance....
5. "Heeey Yooou Guuuyyys !!----
An entertaining yet educational TV program from the makers of Sesame Street airing on PBS from 1971 to 1981.... It was aimed at older youngsters, aged 7 to 10, who had graduated from Sesame Street's simple lessons of letters and numbers...
6. The loud-mouthed - I say, the LOUD-MOUTHED Southern rooster who had a habit of repeating himself, a fondness for the song "Camptown Races"
and a strong dislike for Henry the Chicken Hawk....
7. What "Whacky Packages" were to kids in the seventies, these trading cards were to the kids of the eighties; Manufactured by Topps from 1985 to 1988, these cards spoofed the "Cabbage-Patch Kids" phenomenon....
8. "The night He came Home".... to Haddonfield, Illinois..........
9. "Join the Happiest cruise that ever sailed round the world !..."Walt Disney's salute to all the children from all over the globe, it first appeared at the 1964 World's Fair in Queens, N.Y. before moving to Disneyland in 1966...
10. John Ritter's good-time, skirt chasing character who fakes homosexuality in order to share an apartment with two lovely ladies.........
11. This dog food brand's ads had kids singing, "My dog's better than your dog, my dog's better than yours ......."
12. "The forbidden dance" - a saucy, sexy Brazilian dance featuring lots of bumping and grinding.....
13. In 1964, Hippie author Ken Kesey painted this old school bus in psychedelic colors and patterns, loaded it with his "merry pranksters" and took off from California to visit Timothy Leary in upstate New York. The vehicle's journey was chronicled in Tom Wolfe's the Electric Kool Aid acid Test.. named for a hit song by the Who...
14. Slender cartoon spy with a husky Slavic accent (You Haff Plan, Dahlink ?) along with a certain Mr. Badenoff, who were from far-off Pottsylvania, were the antagonists who battled Saturday morning with heroes Rocky J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle Moose....
15. Introduced in 1965 by Milton Bradley, this game "Takes a Very Steady Hand"........
16. The rock operetta by hefty rocker Meat loaf was, according t some, the "Ultimate Make-Out song. In it, a bitter middle aged couple reminisce about once being seventeen-year-olds making out in a car by a lake............Sportscaster Phil Rizzuto provides a Baseball "play by play" account of the advance of the hero around the "Bases".............
17. It all began around 1963, when Quaker Oats hired animator Jay ward (of Rocky & Bullwinkle) to help advertise a new sugar-crusted cereal called Cap'n Crunch. His commercials resulted in the cereal being a huge success, so they brought him back to hawk two competing cereals ...... one had a cross-eyed pink spaceman mascot with a "Q" on his belt buckle, and the other cereal's mascot was a big-jawed miner with huge biceps.............
18. The inventive Blondie tune, about a man from Mars who went around eating cars, is distinguished for being the first RAP song to reach #1 on the American charts in1981................
19. Created by Spalding Sports in 1906, these clunky black-on-white shoes were extremely cool in the 1950's when they were worn by teen girls with their Bobby Socks and Poodle skirts..........
20. His most recognized catch phrases are, "Yezz, Boss!", and "De Plane, De Plane !!".......................
1. Addicted to Love
2. The Bad News Bears
3. The Cannonball
4. Dancing in the Dark
5. Electric Company
6. Foghorn Leghorn
7. Garbage Pail Kids
8. Halloween
9. "It's a Small World"
10. Jack Tripper
11. Ken-L Ration
12. Lambada
13. Magic Bus
14. Natasha Fatale
15. Operation
16. "Paradise by the Dashboard light "
17. "Quisp" and "Quake"
18. "Rapture"
19. Saddle Shoes
20. Tattoo


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Old 05-17-2010, 07:40 PM   #2
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