Saturday, August 25, 2012

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: The 1980s

Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week:

1st place-  Michelle: 44 pts... awesome!!
2nd place- Dina: 41 pts... radical!
3rd place- Pam: 40 pts... gnarly!
Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.

1. 2 pts- album: Thriller
2. 2 pts- video game: Pac-Man
3. 2 pts- TV show: Miami Vice The character on the left had a pet named Elvis. What type of animal was it? 3 bonus pts. Alligator
4. 2 pts- movie- Top Gun
5. 2 pts- fashion fad- parachute pants


6. 3 pts- music video- Material Girl
7. 2 pts- game show- Press Your Luck
8. 2 pts- hairstyle- Jheri curl: As many of you know, the man in this photo is Eriq LaSalle as he appeared in the movie Coming to America. Although Eriq has done numerous projects since then, I'll bet people still come up to him and say, "Let your soul glo!"
9. 2 pts- cartoon- Jem What is the name of this character's true identity? 3 bonus pts- Jerrica Benton
10. 4 pts- soap supercouple- Jesse and Angie from All My Children

11. 3 pts- MTV VJ-J.J. Jackson What are the names of the other 4 original MTV VJs? 1 pt each- Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn
12. 4 pts- actress- Heather Thomas (who appeared in the Scott Baio movie Zapped and also played Jody Banks on the Lee Majors action series The Fall Guy, which ran from 1981-1986)- The best intentionally funny answer of the week goes to Janet who said, "Pinky WheresMyBrain"
13. 2 pts- game- Simon (I also accepted Simon Says)
14. 2 pts- movie- Purple Rain
15. 6 pts- architect- Ernő Rubik- In addition to being an architect and mathematician, Ernő is also the inventor of Rubik's Cube and a host of other mechanical puzzles. No one got this correct.

1 comment:

Janet said...

good one for stumping us on #15!

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