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1982 In Music Trivia Quiz

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Alan's Rock & Roll FUN Trivia.  Trivia powered by ABE.1) "Eye of the Tiger" is a song performed by the American rock band Survivor from the album Eye of the Tiger, released in 1982. It topped the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for six weeks beginning July 24, 1982. What movie was the song written for?

  • 48 Hrs.
  • Poltergeist
  • Rocky III

2) Who was the singer-songwriter and actress, best known for her work in country music born on August 28, 1982?

  • LeAnn Rimes
  • Louis Lane
  • Kelly Richardson

3) Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber, a Broadway production opened at the Winter Garden Theatre on October 7 and ran for 7485 performances.

  • True or False?

4) On April 15, he is seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Long Island, New York. He spends over a month in the hospital undergoing physical therapy for his hand. Who was injured?

  • Murray the K
  • Art Garfunkel
  • Billy Joel

5) On March 29, Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney release their single "Ebony and Ivory", which will remain at #1 for 7 weeks.

  • True or False?

6) "Don't You Want Me" is a song by British synthpop group The Human League, released as a single from the album Dare in November 1981. When did it become a US #1 Hit?

  • April 17, 1982
  • July 3, 1982
  • December 25, 1982

7) "I Love Rock 'n Roll" is a rock song written in 1975 by Alan Merrill and Jake Hooker of The Arrows, who recorded the first released version. The song was later made famous by the #1 Hit version. Who had the #1 Hit?

  • Tommy James and the Shondells
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

8) "867-5309/Jenny" is a song written by Alex Call and Jim Keller and performed by Tommy Tutone that was released on the album Tommy Tutone 2, on the Columbia Records label. What did it hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart?

  • #2
  • #4
  • #6

9) "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" was written (words/music) by Judy Hart Angelo & Gary Portnoy. What TV series was it the theme for?

  • Cheers
  • Family Ties
  • Archie

10) He was a comedian, actor and musician, notable for his work on Saturday Night Live, National Lampoon's Animal House and The Blues Brothers. He died of a cocaine overdose on March 5, 1982. Who is the comedian, actor and musician?

  • John Belushi
  • Keith  Green
  • Randy Rhoads

1982 In Music Answers

  1. Rocky III
  2. LeAnn Rimes
  3. True
  4. Billy Joel
  5. True
  6. July 3, 1982
  7. Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
  8. #4
  9. Cheers
  10. John Belush

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