Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Time Travel Tuesdays

How much do you remember (know) about the 80's??? Below I compiled a list of trivia from the 80's. For fun, let's see what you remember. I'll post the answers to the trivia tomorrow.

  1. Over which country did Pan Am flight 103 crash in December 88?
  2. Which 1980s US president survived an assassination attempt?
  3. The 1980 Olympics were boycotted because of the USSR's invasion of which country?

  4. Where were the 1980 Olympics held which were boycotted by American athletes?
  5. Who beat Carl Lewis in 1988 in Seoul but was later disqualified?
  6. Which volcano in Washington state erupted in 1980?
  7. Which 80s leader had a wife called Raisa?
  8. Which city was devastated by an earthquake in 1985 and then hosted the World Cup in 1986?
  9. The increasing scarcity of elephants and rhinos led to a 1989 ban on which substance?
  10. Who attempted to assassinate Ronald Reagan in 1981?
  11. Whose 70th birthday concert did Whitney Houston sing at in London in 1988?
  12. In 1988 which city had the highest murder rate of any in the US?
  13. Which hospital was Ronald Reagan taken to after the 1981 attempt on his life?
  14. Which spacecraft exploded on take-off in January 1986?
  15. In the 80s Afghanistan was occupied by troops from which country?

As always here's a little something to make you smile....