Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #153 - 1/28/04

1984: 20 Years Ago


1. Of "When Doves Cry," "Purple Rain," or "Let's Go Crazy," which was not a Number One hit for Prince in 1984?: "Purple Rain"
2. This album cover depicted a baby angel smoking cigarettes.
: "1984" by Van Halen
3. Stevie Wonder's big hit of 1984 sounded like a jingle for the phone company. What was the name of the song?
: "I Just Called To Say I Love You"
4. She had a minor hit with a remake of "Papa Don't Preach," and a major hit with her family's TV series, and she was born on October 27, 1984. Who is she?
: Kelly Osbourne
5. This album by Chicago, their biggest seller ever, was on the charts for most of 1984. What number was it?
: Chicago 17
6. Phil Collins had his first Number One hit in 1984, the theme from which movie?
: "Against All Odds"
7. Which Motown legend was shot to death by his father on April 1, 1984?
: Marvin Gaye
8. This 1984 hit featured a rapper repeating the artist's name over and over at the beginning.
: "I Feel For You" by Chaka Khan
9. KC, of Sunshine Band fame, had a surprise solo hit in 1984. What was it?
: "Give It Up"
10. What was the name of the Jacksons' tour and album from 1984?
: "Victory"
11. What was unusual about The Cars' 1984 hit "Drive?"
: It was sung by Ben Orr, not Ric Ocasek
12. Their 1984 hits included "Miss Me Blind" and "Karma Chameleon. Who were they?
: Culture Club
13. This Sk8er Girl from Canada was born on September 27, 1984.
: Avril Lavigne
14. This giant of jazz, mentioned in the lyrics to Stevie Wonder's "Sir Duke," died on April 26, 1984.
: Count Basie
15. George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley made up what group?
: Wham!
16. "Oh Sherrie" was a hit in June 1984 for what singer?
: Steve Perry
17. At the beginning of 1984, the Number One song was a duet by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson. What was the song?
: "Say Say Say"

Bonus: In the late 80s, "Jump" by Van Halen was used as the television theme music for what sports team?: Chicago Cubs

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