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Which Gary was England's top football marksman of the 1980s?Gary Linekar
Who fought back from cancer to win the Grand National?Bob Champion
Which Steve became Snooker World Champion in 1981?Steve Davis
Which motor-cycle legend Mike was killed in a motor accident in 1981?Mike Hailwood
Which Martina dominated Wimbledon in the 1980s?Martina Navratilova
The Daily Mail ran a campaigne to get which South African athlete to receive a British passport?Zola Budd
In golf, which Sandy won the 1988 US Masters?Sandy Lyle
Who became a World Snooker Champion wearing 'upside-down' glasses?Dennis Taylor
What was Barry McGuigan's sport?Boxing
Which Diego benefitted from 'The hand of God'?Diego Maradona
Originally authenticated as genuine, only later to be revealed as fake. In 1983, the Sunday Times published the diaries of who?Adolf Hitler
Which Motown artist gained his first British #1 solo single in September 1984?Stevie Wonder
From 1984, the rich and powerful were mocked every week by _______?Spitting Image
1982, saw the launch of which ‘No Sugar, No Calories’ new soft drink?Diet Coke
The small Californian town of Carmel welcomed ______ as its new mayor in 1986?Clint Eastwood
‘Gissa Job’ was the catchphrase of which unemployed character in the 1980’s?Yosser Hughes (Boys From The Black Stuff)
What fictional cash-obsessed character did Harry Enfield create in 1988?Loadsamoney
In June 1989, 19-year-old Mandy Smith became the wife of which Rolling Stone, over 30 years her senior?Bill Wyman
9. What personal leather-bound organiser became very popular in the 1980’s?Filofax
10.Harrison Ford brought this thrill-seeking archaeologist to life in 1981?Indiana Jones
What fitness craze started in 1989 in the USA?Step Aerobics
In what year did British £1 notes cease to be legal tender?1988
Which 1982 Spielberg classic was about a young boy and his pet alien?ET
In which year did the Berlin Wall come down?1989
Who wrote the 1987 novel 'Misery’?Stephen King
Where in the Ukraine was there a nuclear explosion in 1986?Chernobyl
What hairstyle was synonymous with the 1980’s?Mullet
Who was the 'Queen of Pop' in the 1980’s?Madonna
What year did the satirical puppet series 'Spitting Image' start?1984
Changing its name in 1980 to the Rubiks Cube. What was it previously known as from its creationMagic Cube
In May 1980 the SAS stormed the embassy of which country, killing 5 terrorists and freeing all hostages?Iran
Who was the intruder found in the Queen's bedroom in July 1982?Michael Fagan
In what year did Torvill and Dean win a gold medal for ice dancing at the winter Olympics?1984
When did Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer marry?1981
What year did the final episode of the original 'Charlies Angels' air in the 1980’s?1981
What year did Madonna make her debut?1982
In what year did the UK miners strike begin?1984
What year did Margaret Thatcher return for her second term as Prime Minister?1983
Which years of the 1980's were leap years?1980, 1984 and 1988
What year did EastEnders first appear on British TV Screens?1985
Which form of traffic control was first used in London on 16 May 1983?Wheel Clamps
What was the average price for a pint of milk in the early 1980’s?20p
How many UK TV channels existed at the beginning of the 1980’s?Three
In 1989 Muslim’s in Bradford protested against which book?The Satanic Verses
What was the name of the Greenpeace ship which sank on 10 July 1985?Rainbow Warrior
What was the name of the Yorkshire Ripper who was arrested for his crimes in 1981?Peter Sutcliffe
Which single gave Whitney Houston her first UK number one in 1985?Saving All My Love For You
Who won the ladies singles most times at Wimbledon in the 1980’s?Martina Navratilova
What date was the Humber Bridge opened?1981-06-24 00:00:00
Who released an album called Thriller in 1982?Michael Jackson
What made ‘Cagney and Lacey’ different from other police shows at the time?The two lead roles were female
In the American television sitcom about an extra-terrestrial called ALF: What is ALF an acronym for?Alien Life-Form
What was the sewer dwelling ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ favourite food?Pizza
What were the names of the four members of ‘The A-Team’?Col. John ‘Hannibal’ Smith, Lt. Templeton ‘Face’ Peck, Capt. H M ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock and Sgt Bosco ‘BA’ Baracus
What type of salesman was Al Bundy in the sitcom ‘Married... With Children’?A Shoe Salesman
What are a Fraggles favourite food?Doozer Sticks
In the animated series ‘Danger Mouse’, who provided the voice of the hero Danger Mouse?David Jason
What is the name of the sentient android who serves as second officer and chief operations officer in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’?Data
In ‘Knight Rider’ what does KITT, the name of Michael Knights car, stand for?Knight Industries Two Thousand
What’s the name of Sam Beckett’s womanizing, cigar smoking sidekick and best friend in ‘Quantum Leap’?Al Calavicci