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Old 09-08-2013, 10:03 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Pop Culture Quiz - the 70's

Sunday Special - Pop Culture Quiz - the 70's

1. Singer Maureen McGovern sang the award-winning song, The Morning After,
which served as the theme song for what movie ?
2. Norman Fell played a Landlord on what popular 70's sitcom ?
3. What mega-Rock Star's first band was Dr. Zoom and the Sonic Boom ?
a. - Billy Joel
b. - Bruce Springsteen
c. - Eric Clapton
d. - Sting
4. Which of the following MONTY PYTHON regulars was known for
his "Spam Waitress" character ?
a. - Eric Idle
b. - Michael Palin
c. - Terry Jones
d. - John Cleese
5. Gladys Knight and the Pips had a long string of top-twenty hits in the 70's, but they
had only one #1..... name it.
6. What well-known actor got his big break in the role of Dr. Steven Kiley on the series,
Dr. Welby, M.D. ?
7. Berry Manilow, before going off on a career that netted him a long string of #1 hits,
was the piano player for this rising star in the early 70's.....................
8. Oscar Madison (The Odd Couple) was a sports writer; what did Felix Unger do for a
living ??
9. The Cowsills were a singing group with a few hits, usually covers; the one big
claim to fame for them was that they were used as a model for a fictional TV sitcom
singing group.........name it !
10. Who played the role of the blind hermit in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein??
11. According to the closing credits of the film, Animal house, which actor's character
went on to become a US Senator ?
12. Name the singer / songwriter who penned the rock anthem, WOODSTOCK.
13. What were the nasty nicknames for Major Houlihan and Major Burns on the
M*A*S*H TV series?
14. Most of the time, he was just "The Fonz". But he had a given first name; what
was it ?
15. On The Flip Wilson Show, what was the name of sassy Geraldine Jones' jealous
boyfriend?
16. The man now known as Yusaf Islam was a famous singer / songwriter in the
seventies; what was his name then ?
17. Freddie Prinz played "Chico", but who was the actor who played "The Man" in the
series, Chico and the Man ?
18. What was the name of the company that employed the characters on TAXI ?
19. Who wrote the song about the Kent State shootings, (Four Dead in) OHIO ?
a. - David Crosby
b. - Steve Stills
c. - Graham Nash
d. - Neil Young
20. What singer's life served as the basis of Bette Midler's 1979 film, The Rose ?
21. In 1973, Woody Allen played Mile Monroe, a Health Food Store owner, who is
cryogenically frozen and defrosted 200 years later; name the movie.
22. In what 1971 Gene Wilder film would I find characters Veruca Salt, Mike Teevee,
Augustus Gloop, and Violet Beauregarde, among others ?
23. What 1974 disaster movie was nominated for a Best Picture Oscar ?
24. In the original STAR WARS movie, what are the first ten words in the "crawl" at the
beginning of the film ?
25. Which of the following is NOT a 1970's movie ?
a. - EARTHQUAKE
b. - CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND
c. - THIS IS SPINAL TAP
d. - AMERICAN GRAFFITTI
e. - FIVE EASY PIECES
1. The Poseidon Adventure
2. Three's Company
3. - b
4. - c
5. Midnight Train to Georgia
6. James Brolin
7. Bette Midler
8. Photographer
9. The Partridge Family
10. Gene Hackman
11. John Belushi (Bluto)
12. Joni Mitchell
13. Ferret Face and Hot Lips
14. Arthur
15. Killer
16. Cat Stevens
17. Jack Albertson
18. The Sunshine Cab Company
19. Neil Young
20. Janis Joplin
21. SLEEPER
22. Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
23. The Towering Inferno
24. "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away..."
25. - c (that was in 1984)

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Old 09-08-2013, 10:49 AM   #2
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Correct in red

1. The Poseidon Adventure
2. Three's Company
3. - b
4. - c
5. Midnight Train to Georgia
6. James Brolin
7. Bette Midler
8. Photographer
9. The Partridge Family
10. Gene Hackman
11. John Belushi (Bluto)
12. Joni Mitchell
13. Ferret Face and Hot Lips
14. Arthur
15. Killer
16. Cat Stevens
17. Jack Albertson
18. The Sunshine Cab Company
19. Neil Young
20. Janis Joplin
21. SLEEPER
22. Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
23. The Towering Inferno
24. "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away..."
25. - c (that was in 1984)
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Old 09-08-2013, 02:12 PM   #3
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I got all of them right except # 4. I would've bet money Eric Idle was the spam waitress, but a visit to YouTube tells me I was wrong.
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I got all of them right except # 4. I would've bet money Eric Idle was the spam waitress, but a visit to YouTube tells me I was wrong.
More Spam for you!!
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Old 09-08-2013, 02:23 PM   #5
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As the french say.... oo la spamalot
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I got them all except I thought Felix was a food critic.
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