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The year 1984

3.5
(41 votes)
10 questions
English
Hard
1

Which of these films were NOT released in 1984?

Top Gun

Beverly Hills Cop

Gremlins

The Karate Kid

38% got this right

Top Gun was released in 1986.
2

Which song won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1984?

Herrey's - Diggi-Loo, Diggi-Ley

Bobbysocks - La det Swinge

Carola - Fångad av en stormvind

Sandra Kim - J'aime la vie

Hard  30% got this right

It was Swedens second victory after ABBA won in 1974
3

Which city hosted the 1984 summer olympics?

Los Angeles

Barcelona

Moscow

Tokyo

Hard  29% got this right

Carl Lewis won 4 track and field gold medals in the games
4

What was the Unix time at the start of the year 1984?

441763200

296006400

580089600

927158400

Hard  30% got this right

Unix time is the number of seconds since the 1:st of January 1970
5
Blur reveal

Who was the president of the USA in 1984?

Reagan

Ronald Reagan

65% got this right

Ronald Reagan was in office between 1981 and 1989
6

Aces High is the first song on an Iron Maiden album released in 1984. What is the name of the album?

Powerslave

Fear of the Dark

Killers

The Number of the Beast

Hard  16% got this right

The album's cover artwork is notable for its Ancient Egypt theme
7
Iris reveal

What's the name of this singer, born in 1984?

Avril Lavingne

Carly Rae Jepsen

Katy Perry

Kelly Clarkson

Hard  33% got this right

Lavigne's debut single, "Complicated", peaked at number two in the US
8

What was the price in the US for the first Apple Macintosh released in 1984?

$2,495

$1,995

$2,995

$3,495

Hard  20% got this right

The Macintosh was introduced by a US$1.5 million Ridley Scott television commercial, "1984"
9

A famous singer died in 1984. Hits include "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "It takes two". What's his name?

Marvin Gaye

Curtis Mayfield

Elvis Presley

Little Richard

49% got this right

Gaye was shot by his father while intervening in a fight between his parents on the afternoon of April 1, 1984
10

Which was the number one song on the Billboards hot 100 singles of 1984?

Prince - When Doves Cry

Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters

Van Halen - Jump

Hard  26% got this right

When Doves Cry was the lead single from the album Purple Rain