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Old 10-26-2008, 07:31 AM   #1
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Sunday Special- Pop culture Quiz- the 90's

Sunday Special- Pop culture Quiz- the 90's
1. What 1993 movie earned Leonardo DiCaprio his first Academy Award nomination ?
2. Who was Captain of the Love Boat when it relaunched in 1998 as The Love Boat; The Next wave ?
3. In 1995's Get Shorty, what was Martin Weir's (Danny DeVito) autobiography ?
4. What was the name of Tim Taylor's wise neighbor on TV's Home Improvement ?
5. Do you recall the name of the bandleader for Late Night with David Letterman ?
6. Who am I ?
I was a staff writer for a weekly comedy show before I became a late-night talk show host...
7. What 90's hit single languished in a drawer for years after the singer it was written for, Patsy Cline, died before she could record it ?
8. What potential illness kept Ken Mattingly (Gary Sinise) from being part of the Apollo 13 crew in the 1995 Ron Howard film ?
9. In 1997's L.A. Confidential, Kim Bassinger's character was modeled after what 1940's screen starlet ?
10. Name the American actor whose untimely death took place on the same day, Halloween 1993, as Italian film-making legend Fredrico Felleni ...
11. What's the name of the TV News-magazine where Murphy Brown worked ?
12. Name the R.E.M. hit that was inspired by comedian Andy Kaufman ?
13. What flavor is BUZZ beer (Drew Carey Show) ?
14. In what state did Gloria Estefan's near-fatal accident occur in 1990 ?
15. The design for what legendary figure's postage stamp likeness was decided by a nationwide vote in 1992, with the youthful likeness winning out over the more mature one ?
16. What field position did Madonna's character play in 1992'2 A league of Their Own ?
17. What species of moth has an important role in The Silence of the Lambs ?
18. In 1996's doomsday hit Independence Day, what do the earthlings use to break down the alien defenses ?
19. Which popular Sitcom Title character frequents a coffee shop named Cafe' Nervosa ?
20. Name the first James Bond movie that featured Pierce Brosnan as 007 ..
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1. What's Eating Gilbert Grape ?
2. Robert Urich
3. Weir'd Tales
4. Wilson Wilson
5. Paul Shaffer
6. Conan O'Brian
7. Blue- Leann Rimes
8. Measles
9. Veronica Lake
10. River Phoenix
11. F.Y.I.
12. Man in the Moon
13. Coffee
14. Pennsylvania
15. Elvis Presley
16. Center Field
17. Death's Head Moth
18. Computer Virus
19.Frasier
20. Goldeneye

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Old 10-26-2008, 07:58 AM   #2
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Well, I got 12 out of 20!
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:52 AM   #3
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got liek 17 out of 20

totally my stuff.
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Old 10-26-2008, 09:01 AM   #4
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Which three did you miss ??
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Old 10-26-2008, 09:14 AM   #5
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2. Who was Captain of the Love Boat when it relaunched in 1998 as The Love Boat; The Next wave ?
3. In 1995's Get Shorty, what was Martin Weir's (Danny DeVito) autobiography ? (never saw the movie, too young at the time)
9. In 1997's L.A. Confidential, Kim Bassinger's character was modeled after what 1940's screen starlet ?
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Old 10-26-2008, 09:15 AM   #6
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did these trivia threads ever have the answers posted liek a day or 2 after and see who can guess them correctly?

i think that would be fun. list the questions and then see who can post the answers after a day or 2
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Old 10-26-2008, 09:33 AM   #7
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Wow! Didn't know alot of these. I have no idea where I was in the 90's, 'cept working like a dog.
Didn't know #2, but one of my favorite actors I miss sorely!
#4 - LOL! - okay
Also okay on 5, 11, 14 & 16 only.

Thanks, lt. Have a good one.
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