UK History 1980s Trivia Questions & Answers

1.The 1980 UK number one hit Coward Of The County was recorded by which American country music star?

2.In February 1980 the first episode of the television series Yes Minister aired. It portrayed the political frustrations of MP [Jim H-----]

3.In May 1980 the SAS stormed the embassy of which country, killing 5 terrorists and freeing all hostages.

4.In 1981 Joe Dolce Music Theatre had a UK number 1 hit with [Shaddap Y-- ----]

5.In 1989 Muslims in Bradford protested against which book? [--- ------- ------]

6.In April 1989 a disaster involving human crowd crushing resulted in 96 deaths and the conversion of many football grounds to all-seating venues. In which stadium did it take place?

7.In 1989 at what location did police arrested 250 people celebrating the summer solstice. [S---------]

8.In what year did Argentina invade the Falkland Islands?

9.Terry Waite, an envoy of the Archbishop of Canterbury was taken a hostage in which Middle Eastern country in 1987?

10.In 1986 The United Kingdom and France announce plans to construct?

11.On the 1st of January 1985, Ernie Wise was the first person in the UK to?

12.In March 1985 what did Mohammed Al Fayed purchase? [-------]

13.1985s View to a Kill was the last appearance of Roger Moore as James Bond. How many Bond films did he appear in?

14.Who was president of the National Union of Mineworkers from 1982 to 2002? [Arthur Sc------]

15.The charity supergroup formed by British and Irish recording artists in 1984 to raise money for famine relief was known as? [B--- ---]

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