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Now that's what I call an 80s music quiz!

Random questions regarding the songs and pop stars from the 80s. 30 Questions.

 
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1

Who sang about Heaven being a place on Earth?

  • Kylie Minogue
  • The Bangles
  • Belinda Carlisle

2

Who was Too Shy?

  • Nick Kamen
  • Kajagoogoo
  • Nik Kershaw

3

Who was 'still standing after all these years'?

  • David Bowie
  • Elton John
  • Queen

4

What was the name of Wet Wet Wet's debut single?

  • Wishing I Was Lucky
  • Sweet Little Mystery
  • Angel Eyes

5

Who had 'Shattered Dreams'?

  • Hue and Cry
  • Halo James
  • Johnny Hates Jazz

6

The following lyrics come from which song..'star above the city in the northern chill...a baby being born to the overkill..'

  • Heartache
  • Somewhere In My Heart
  • Alone

7

Robert De Niro was waiting for who?

  • Fun Boy Three
  • Laura Brannigan
  • Bananarama

8

'Those teardrops they won't fall again...I'm so excited cos you're my best friend' is from which Madonna song?

  • True Blue
  • Crazy For You
  • Who's That Girl

9

Come Dancing was a hit for which legendary 60s group in the 80s?

  • The Moody Blues
  • The Kinks
  • The Four Tops

10

Which music magazine did Neil Tennant from the Pet Shop Boys used to write for?

  • NME
  • Melody Maker
  • Smash Hits

11

And where did Chris Lowe also from the Pet Shop Boys once have a staircase built which he designed?

  • Macclesfield
  • Manchester
  • Milton Keynes

12

Who sang the James Bond theme 'Licence To Kill'?

  • Carly Simon
  • Gladys Knight
  • Anita Baker

13

Who were going Loco Down In Acapulco?

  • The Four Tops
  • The Beach Boys
  • The Monkees

14

Which famous UK politician was once in a music video with Tracey Ullman?

  • Michael Heseltine
  • Ken Livingstone
  • Neil Kinnock

15

Who warned us 'Don't Look Down'?

  • Go West
  • It Bites
  • Def Leppard

16

'Rain or Shine'...name the group.

  • Bananarama
  • Five Star
  • Thompson Twins

17

'Death by matrimony' is from which Wham song?

  • The Wham Rap
  • Bad Boys
  • Young Guns (Go For It)

18

Who wanted to have 'Dinner with Gershwin'?

  • Gladys Knight
  • Donna Summer
  • Carly Simon

19

Who had a 'Cat Among The Pigeons'?

  • Wet Wet Wet
  • Bros
  • Curiosity Killed The Cat

20

Who was 'Dancing In The Dark'?

  • Dire Straits
  • Bryan Adams
  • Bruce Springsteen

21

Who covered the Kinks classic 'Days'?

  • Sam Brown
  • Kirsty Maccoll
  • Beverley Craven

22

"You Came" was a hit for which UK female singer?

  • Kim Wilde
  • Sade
  • Hazell Dean

23

Who told you to 'Get Out Of Your Lazy Bed'?

  • Madness
  • Modern Romance
  • Matt Bianco

24

Who was French Kissing In The USA?

  • Debbie Harry
  • Susannah Hoffs
  • Taylor Dayne

25

'Remember we met and the room was crowded..I can't forget the day that it started...' is from which song?

  • Love Changes Everything
  • I'm Not Scared
  • Heartache

26

More lyrics: 'pay the grocer, fix the toaster, kiss the host goodbye...' which song?

  • Superwoman
  • Coming Around Again
  • Stop

27

Who were In The Army Now?

  • Thompson Twins
  • Dire Straits
  • Status Quo

28

Who sang Easy Lover with Phil Collins?

  • Paul Bailey
  • Pete Bailey
  • Phillip Bailey

29

What is Marti Pellow's real name?

  • Mark McLaughlin
  • Mark Stewart
  • Mark Peters

30

'When I move my world to be with him, still the gap between us is too wide' is from which UK chart-topper?

  • Total Eclipse of the Heart
  • I Know Him So Well
  • Move Closer

 

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