Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #588 - 5/30/12

Tribute To Dick Clark

The music world recently lost two iconic TV hosts, both with the same initials, who brought the great music of the 70s and 80s into our homes. They helped us learn how to dance in the process! This week, we're paying tribute to Dick Clark - who helped my parents learn to dance as well!

1. From what university did Dick Clark graduate in 1951?
2. When Dick Clark became host of American Bandstand in 1956, what city was the show based in?
3. Did Elvis Presley ever appear on American Bandstand?
4. In what year did American Bandstand relocate to Los Angeles?
5. Dick Clark created the show Where The Action Is in 1965. What band served as the "house band" for that show?
6. What annual show did Dick Clark first host in 1972?
7. And what game show did Dick Clark begin hosting in 1973?
8. On what day did American Bandstand air during the 70s and 80s?
9. Dick Clark created the American Music Awards show in 1973. What artist currently has the most AMAs?
10. What artist recorded "Bandstand Boogie" in the 1970s?
11. In 1979, the studio audience at American Bandstand created a series of hand motions to a then-popular song, that are still well-known today. What was the song?
12. What artist, when appearing on American Bandstand in 1980, refused at first to speak during the interview segment?
13. This was the title of Dick Clark's 1976 autobiography as well as a long-running syndicated radio show he hosted.
14. When Dick Clark asked this artist about her ambitions on American Bandstand in 1984, she replied, "To rule the world!"
15. Who hosted TV's Bloopers and Practical Jokes with Dick Clark in the 80s?
16. Dick Clark hosted ABC's prime-time coverage of what famous concert in 1985?
17. In what year was Dick Clark inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Bonus: What suggestion did Dick Clark give Casey Kasem on the production of Casey's American Top 40 countdown?

Good Luck!!!

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