News Quiz for Jan. 3, 2022: 12 fun ’80s quiz trivia questions with multiple answers and reliably sourced news facts on 80’s politics, entertainment, technology, and sports. What was Archbishop Desmond Tutu most famous for in the eighties? What was Willow’s day job In the 1988 movie Willow? And which TV channel launched in 1981 with NASA footage of the moon landing? Take the Eighties Quiz!
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In the 1988 movie "Willow," what was Willow's day job?
1986 American coming-of-age movie “Stand By Me” is based on a novella, “The Body,” by whom?
Screenshot: Stand By Me / Columbia Pictures
What were the Geneva summits of 1955 and 1985?
Photo: White House Photographic Collection, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
In which city does the '80s movie hit Ghostbusters take place?
Screenshot: Ghostbusters: Afterlife / Sony Pictures
Which TV channel launched in 1981 with NASA footage of the historic Apollo 11 landing?
Photo: Neil A. Armstrong, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Who's the NBA's career leader in total points?
Photo: Frank Bryan, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized.
How many years after ABBA’s 1981 album "The Visitors" was their album "Voyage" recorded?
Screenshot: ABBA on YouTube
In the hit Broadway (and 1982 film) musical "Annie," what's the name of Annie's dog?
Screenshot: Annie, Columbia Pictures
In the third "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" special, recreating 80s TV Shows "The Facts of Life" and "Diff'rent Strokes" in 2021, who played Edna Garrett?
Screenshot: Live in Front of a Studio Audience: The Facts of Life / ABC
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