Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #387 - 7/23/08

The Summer of 1979

In the summer of 1979, I got ready to go to high school, the Susan B. Anthony dollar was introduced, Skylab crashed back to Earth near Australia, Pope John Paul II became the first Pope to visit a Communist country when he went to Poland, Lord Mountbatten was assassinated (leading young Diana Spencer to tell Prince Charles she felt sorry for him at the funeral), football stars LaDanian Tomlinson and Jamal Lewis were born, John Wayne, Thurman Munson, and Vivian Vance died, and we were listening to this music.

1. Which Donna Summer album was Number One for all of July 1979?
2. This Cars album, their second, was released in June 1979.
3. This British band played their last shows in the UK in August 1979, in support of their new album In Through The Out Door.
4. Actor David Naughton had a Top Five hit with "Makin' It" in July 1979. He was discovered in commercials for what soft drink?
5. Who told us, in a laid-back voice, that "Chuck E's in Love?"
6. Michael Jackson released this album that contained "Don't Stop Till You Get Enough" and "Rock With You" in August 1979.
7. The very irritating "Ring My Bell" was a Number One hit in June 1979 for who?
8. The Pittsburgh Pirates used this Sister Sledge hit as their theme song in 1979.
9. What number album did Chicago release in 1979?
10. With what band did The Emotions team up to record "Boogie Wonderland?"
11. He stopped doing the hustle when he dies of a heart attack at age 38 on July 6, 1979.
12. According to Elton John, "Mama can't buy you" what?
13. This Supertramp Top Ten hit included the sounds of an electronic football game.
14. In what state was John Stewart's "Gold" set?
15. "Clams on the half-shell, and roller skates" appear in the lyrics of what Chic song from the summer of 1979?
16. This song, the debut for The Knack, was the best selling single of 1979.
17. To date, what distinction does "Love You Inside Out" have for the Bee Gees?

Bonus: What was the official name of the anti-music demonstration that took place at a Chicago White Sox game on July 12, 1979?

Good Luck!!!

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