Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #47 - 1/16/02

1982 - 20 Years Ago


1. What "Rocky III" theme song hit Number 1 in the summer of 1982?: "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor
2. Paul McCartney's 1982 album included a tribute to John Lennon called "Here Today." What was the name of the album?
: "Tug of War"
3. This band from "Down Under" won the 1982 Best New Artist Grammy Award.
: Men at Work
4. What was Jenny's phone number?
: 867-5309
5. What was the Steve Miller Band's magical Number 1 hit in 1982?
: "Abracadabra"
6. This future "How Do I Live" singer was born on August 28, 1982, in Jackson, Mississippi.
: LeAnn Rimes
7. John Mellencamp's commercial breakthrough was "American Fool." What name did he use on that album?
: John Cougar
8. Buckner (not Quinn) and Garcia (not Jerry) had this Top Ten hit about a very popular video game.
"Pac-Man Fever" (come on, you know you love it)
9. Which Becky's Island favorite band made a major comeback in 1982 with "Hard to Say I'm Sorry?"
: Chicago
10. Jazz great Thelonius Monk died in February 1982. What instrument did he play?
: The piano
11. The comedian who portrayed "Jake Blues" died in March 1982. What was his real name?
: John Belushi
12. Actors Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas created characters that spoofed Canadian stereotypes; they had a Top 20 hit with "Take Off." What were their characters' names?
: Bob & Doug McKenzie
13. All three of these "Independent Women" celebrated their first birthdays in 1982. Who are they?
: Destiny's Child
14. What "monster" Michael Jackson album was released on December 1, 1982?
: "Thriller"
15. According to Joan Jett, how much did it cost to play one song in the jukebox, baby?
: A dime
16. Neil Diamond's hit "Heartlight" was inspired by what 1982 movie?
: "E.T."
17. What song had the lyric, "And now you find yourself in '82/The disco hotspots hold no charm for you?"
: " Heat of the Moment" by Asia

Bonus: In January, 1982, one of our Becky's Island favorite artists was involved in a very serious car accident that left him unable to walk for the better part of the year. He has since made a full recovery. Who was it?: KC of the Sunshine Band

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