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Old 07-12-2009, 08:17 AM   #1
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Sunday special - Pop Culture Quiz- the 1980's

Sunday special - Pop Culture Quiz- the 1980's


1. The films Shawshank redemption and Stand by Me are both adapted from Stephen King's collection of Novellas titled......what ?
2. What real-life lawman did Kevin Costner play in a 1987 movie ?
3. What were the names of the two "Duke Boys" (The Dukes of Hazzard) ?
4. Who was Magnum, P.I.'s never-seen boss ?
(Bonus; Who voiced the character ?)
5. Phillip Michael was Ricardo Tubbs, but who played Sonny Crockett's (Don Johnson) original partner on Miami Vice ?
6. What was the name of the character from "Mypos" on Perfect Strangers ?
7. In the 1980's, Alfred Uhry won a Pulitzer Prize AND a Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for the same work, the only time a person has done so; name the work..........
a- A Soldier's Story
b- Driving Miss daisy
c- Crimes of the Heart
d- Amadeus
8. David Leisure of the series Empty Nest got his break as the lying car pitchman in TV commercials for a Japanese motor company; what was the pitchman's name ?
9. Name that Flick (1987);
wherein a miniaturized Lieutenant Tuck Pendleton (Dennis Quaid) was supposed to be injected into a bunny, but instead he ended floating around in Jack Putter (Martin Short)...
10. Who was the first woman to direct a film that grossed more than $100 million ?
11.In the 1989 comedy, When Harry Met Sally, how did Meg Ryan order ice cream for her pie and dressing for her salad ?
12. In 1989's Major League, the Cleveland Indians had to defeat what team in a one-game playoff to win the Pennant ?
13. On the Sitcom Alf, what was the name of the Tanner's "Tasty-Looking" cat ?
14. What year did Reggae legend Bob Marley die ?
15. This famous line of dialogue comes from what 1987 comedy ;
"I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time..."
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1. Different Seasons
2. Elliot Ness
3. Luke and Bo
4. Robin Masters (Orson Welles)
5. Jimmy Smits was Eddie Rivera
6. Balki
7. b- Driving Miss Daisy
8. Joe Isuzu
9. Inner Space
10. Penny Marshall for Big
11. "On the Side"
12. New York Yankees
13. Lucky
14. 1981
15. Broadcast News

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