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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..."
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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