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QUESTIONS


  1. In May 1980 the SAS stormed the embassy of which country, killing 5 terrorists and freeing all hostages?
  2. Who was the intruder found in the Queen’s bedroom in July 1982?
  3. In what year did Torvill and Dean win a gold medal for ice dancing at the winter Olympics?
  4. When did Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer marry?
  5. What year did the final episode of the original ‘Charlies Angels’ air in the 1980’s?
  6. What year did Madonna make her debut?
  7. In what year did the UK miners strike begin?
  8. What year did Margaret Thatcher return for her second term as Prime Minister?
  9. Which years of the 1980’s were leap years?
  10. What year did EastEnders first appear on British TV Screens?
  11. What fitness craze started in 1989 in the USA?
  12. In what year did British £1 notes cease to be legal tender?
  13. Which 1982 Spielberg classic was about a young boy and his pet alien?
  14. In which year did the Berlin Wall come down?
  15. Who wrote the 1987 novel ‘Misery’?
  16. Where in the Ukraine was there a nuclear explosion in 1986?
  17. What hairstyle was synonymous with the 1980’s?
  18. Who was the ‘Queen of Pop’ in the 1980’s?
  19. What year did the satrical puppet series ‘Spitting Image’ start?
  20. Changing its name in 1980 to the Rubiks Cube. What was it previously known as from its creation in the mid 1970’s?

ANSWERS


  1. Iran
  2. Michael Fagan
  3. 1984
  4. 1981
  5. 1981
  6. 1982
  7. 1984
  8. 1983
  9. 1980, 1984 and 1988
  10. 1985
  11. Step Aerobics
  12. 1988
  13. E.T.
  14. 1989
  15. Stephen King
  16. Chernobyl
  17. Mullet
  18. Madonna
  19. 1984
  20. Magic Cube