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Weekend Quiz

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Weekend Quiz

It seems a while since we had a quiz so  here's one.  All the questions are entertainment based - some easy, some not so easy.  No googling Wink

1.  Who recorded an album called ‘Bark at the Moon’?
2. What British musical broke normal procedure by touring in US before opening on Broadway in 1971?
3. What 1984 movie resulted in soaring sales of music by Mozart?
4. What 4 letter title vaulted Van Halen to the top of the charts in 1984?
5. Which two 27 year old rock stars died within 16 days of each other in 1970?
6. In Forest Gump what was Tom Hanks’ favourite drink?
7. ‘Politics is Power, nothing more’  Name the film and actor.
8. Who was known as the man of 1000 faces?
9. What were Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Curley Howard better known as?
10. ‘This is a 44 magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world….you’ve got to ask yourself the question - Do I feel lucky’  Name the film and actor.
11. What name precedes Yarrow, Stookey and Travers?
12. Who did Linda Eastman marry in March 1969?
13. What instrument does Marilyn Monroe play in ‘Some like it hot’ ?
14. What was the last album the  Beatles recorded together?
15. What Dodgers and Cubs first baseman gave up baseball to take up acting?
16. What group was once known as The Quarrymen?
17. ‘Let me tell you what stooling is. Stooling is when you rat on your friends, the guys you’re with’ Name the movie and actor.
18. Whose funeral was attended by more than 100,000 in New York City in 1926?
19. What actor did Mae West ask to 'Come up and see me sometime'?
20. In' Back to the Future' why does Lea Thompson assume Michael J Fox's name is Calvin?
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Re: Weekend Quiz

Right:
3. Amadeus
4. Jump
5. Jimi Hendrix & Janis Joplin
9. The Three Stooges
10. Clint Eastwood - Dirty Harry?
12. Paul McCartney
13. Saxophone?
14. Abbey Road (Let It Be was recorded before that)
15. Chuck Connors
16. The Beatles
18. Rudolph Valentino? (I thought that was 1928, though...)
19. Cary Grant (although I think the line actually was "Why don't you come up some time and see me?"
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Re: Weekend Quiz

All correct except #13 but I guess one of the  movie aficionados will get it soon.  Wink
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Re: Weekend Quiz

11.  Peter Paul & Mary
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Re: Weekend Quiz

20 - because he was wearing calvin klein briefs.
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Re: Weekend Quiz

4Candles and adiewoo both answers correct
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Re: Weekend Quiz

2. Jesus Christ Superstar
6. Dr Peppers
13. Cello
16 Has more than one answer, Silver Beetles would also be correct.
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Re: Weekend Quiz

2 and 6 correct.  I bow to your superior knowledge on #16, but #13 is wrong.
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1. Ozzy Osbourne
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Re: Weekend Quiz

Another correct one Denzil Grin
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Re: Weekend Quiz

Quote from: adiewoo
20 - because he was wearing calvin klein briefs.

Dammit - that was the only one I knew the answer to. Grrr. Grin
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All the others I knew had already been answered too  Smiley
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Re: Weekend Quiz

Yes, I'm thinking google helped one of the early posters Wink
I'll post the remaining answers when I get in later.
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Re: Weekend Quiz

Out of interest (and not intending to post the answer) I googled one of the unanswered questions. This topic came up as the second hit!
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Re: Weekend Quiz

Maybe you should have Asked  Wink
But what I want to know is who is Jasmine Birtles anyway? never heard of her!