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AARP Right Again! Trivia Contest 2021

Do you love trivia?  Who doesn’t? Trivia games aren’t just fun – they also test your knowledge and help you learn new things! 

 

In our new AARP Online Community Right Again! Trivia Contest we’re looking for the best 70’s and 80’s Pop Culture Trivia from our community members like you. We’re talking music, movies, TV, fashion, dance crazes, games … even food.  To be entered in the contest, share your ideas for questions and answers and you’ll get a chance to win one of five (5) $50 VISA gift cards along with 50 AARP Rewards Points.  A panel of judges appointed by AARP will select the top five trivia question winners, which may be selected for use in AARP’s new Right Again! Trivia game, coming soon.

 

 

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Reply to this discussion to share your 70’s and 80’s Pop Culture trivia question. Entries are accepted from Monday, September 6 until midnight September 25, 2021. Official Rules here

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Disco Inferno. "Last Dance" was by Donna Summer, "Turn The Beat Around" was by Vickie Sue Robinson & "Love Train" was by The O'Jays

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Q: Which of the following characters was

created solely for the M*A*S*H TV series 

and did not appear in the 1970 movie?

1. Father Mulcahy

2. Klinger

3. Frank Burns 

A: Klinger

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Klinger, and he was only supposed to be on the first episode. Everybody liked him too much to let him go. Ultimately took over radars position.

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Max Klinger!

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Klinger.

 

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In what year did the US Armed Forces leave Viet Nam?

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1973

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1974

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Which Charlie’s Angel co-star had her name associated to a particular hairstyle?

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Farrah Fawcett Majors

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farrah fawcett

 

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The title and lyrics of which Top 40 hit song from the 1980's caused a lot of problems for phone companies and so many of their customers?

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867-5309

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867-5309 (Jenny)

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Call me

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This 1973 dystopian thriller, featured Edward G. Robinson in his final film role.

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Soylent Green

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Kids loved them when they were first sold in the US in the 1980's.  They came with their own adoption certificates.  They were not Cabbage Patch Kids - they came out a few years later.  What were they?

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Pound Puppies!

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What TV series featured a Shaolin monk in the American West in the 1870s? Bonus: What was the childhood nickname of the main character and who was the actor who played him?

 

KungFu, Grasshopper, David Carradine

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Kung **bleep**, Grasshopper, David Carradine

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"Bleep?" 
I see what you did there!  😆

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@SueF237859 , The AARP's software automatically will bleep out what they think is profanity.  Discovered that a few months back when someone responded to a post I sent. It actually was innocent.  The phrase was "**bleep** of the walk", meaning "rules the roost." 

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What home computer sold in the 1980’s still holds the Guinness World Record as the highest-selling of all time?

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The Commodore 64.

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Apple MacIntosh

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Chief Brody is chumming the water when The Shark sidles up to the boat in "Jaws." Stunned, he mutters the famous line, "We're going to need a bigger boat." What was the name of the little boat they were on?

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