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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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Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1979 lists the #1 song as what?  

 

Hint: Adrian Monk's nurse

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my sharona

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I will survive

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no, but that's a good one!

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What product was introduced in 1973 by General Foods, making it easy to make any day Thanksgiving?

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Stove top stuffing

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What peanut-butter filled candy was introduced in 1977?

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Reese's pieces

ET loved them!

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The original TV Series "Charlie's Angels" aired from 1976 til 1981.

1. Who was the voice of Charlie?

2. How many actresses played "Angels" during the 5 seasons?

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John Forsyth

6 angels

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Peggy Lipton

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Who was married to Quincy Jones and starred in Mod Squad and Twin Peaks? 

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Peggy Lipton

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How can "Pop Rocks" be used in a science project?    

A. As a tooth remover: mixed into the "Fruity Pebbles" cereal that your pesky little brother ate.

B. As a cat gravity test: sprinkled across the top layer of fresh kitty litter--and wait for it.....

C. Explain it to the ER: eating a full box while drinking a 6 pack of carbonated beverages.

D. Inflate party balloons: when you just don't have the time to pucker up your lips and blow.

 

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That's hysterical!

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How many dots were in the original Pac-Man maze?

 

96.    196.      244.     305.

 

Answer: 244

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What actress played the beautiful blond in the white thunderbird in the 1973 movie American Graffiti?

 

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Suzanne Summers

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What was the number 1 song of 1972 that ran for 6 straight weeks?

A. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face B. American Pie C. The Candy Man

 

What was the number 1 song of 1983?

A. Maneater   B. Every Breath You Take  C. You and I

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1972 first time ever I saw your face


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What was the number 1 song of 1972 that ran for 6 straight weeks?

A. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face B. American Pie C. The Candy Man

 

What was the number 1 song of 1983?

A. Maneater   B. Every Breath You Take  C. You and I



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Every breath You take 

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In which one of these movies did actor John Candy boogie to Ray Charles’ Mess Around?

Cool Runnings; Splash; Planes, Trains & Automobiles; Uncle Buck

 

 

Which of these artists did not record a version on the Prince classic Nothing Compares 2U? Aretha Franklin; Sinead O’Connor, Prince, Bette Midler

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Uncle Buck.   Loved John Candy!

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He was singing it in the car while Steve Martin was asleep in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.

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Cool Runnings

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What Swedish pop group has just put out a new album after forty years?

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abba

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I love ABBA

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