1990 - The People Unlimited Quiz!

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1990 - The People Unlimited Quiz!


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  • 1. 
    The official demolition of the Berlin wall began on 13th June 1990.  A concert was held on 21st July 1990 to celebrate the falling of the wall.  David Hasselhoff famously sang on the wall during this event.  What did he sing?
    • A. 

      Jump in my car

    • B. 

      Looking for freedom

    • C. 

      Pingo Dance

  • 2. 
    Which film won the Oscar for best picture in 1990?
    • A. 

      Misery

    • B. 

      The Godfather, Part III

    • C. 

      Ghost

    • D. 

      Goodfellas

    • E. 

      Dances with wolves

  • 3. 
    With which song did Cliff Richard have the Christmas singles chart number one in 1990? 
    • A. 

      Mistletoe and Wine

    • B. 

      Saviour's Day

    • C. 

      The Millennium Prayer

  • 4. 
    Which country won the 1990 FIFA World Cup?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      West Germany

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 5. 
    Nelson Mandela was freed from prison on 11th February 1990.  How many years had he spent in prison?
    • A. 

      19 years

    • B. 

      23 years

    • C. 

      27 years

    • D. 

      32 years

  • 6. 
    Which popular website launched in 1990?
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

    • C. 

      Facebook

  • 7. 
    The American actress Ava Gardner died on 25th January 1990.  She had three husbands during her life.  Which of the following was not married to Ava Gardner?
    • A. 

      Mickey Rooney

    • B. 

      Frank Sinatra

    • C. 

      Clark Gable

    • D. 

      Artie Shaw

  • 8. 
    Which song was number one in the singles chart on 1st January 1990?
    • A. 

      "Hangin' Tough" by New Kids on the Block

    • B. 

      "Dub Be Good To Me" by Beats International

    • C. 

      "The Power" by Snap

  • 9. 
    What was removed from the World Health Organisation's (WHO) list of diseases in 1990?
    • A. 

      Obesity!

    • B. 

      Being ginger!

    • C. 

      Homosexuality!

    • D. 

      Tardiness!

  • 10. 
    Which of these topical comedy TV shows was NOT created in 1990?
    • A. 

      Drop the Dead Donkey

    • B. 

      Have I Got News For You?

    • C. 

      The Mark Thomas Comedy Product

    • D. 

      The Mary Whitehouse Experience

  • 11. 
    Who won the 1990 Wimbledon Ladies Single Championship?
    • A. 

      Martina Hingis

    • B. 

      Martina Navratilova

    • C. 

      Monica Seles

  • 12. 
    Imelda Marcos went on trial in 1990.  What quirky fact was she famous for?
    • A. 

      She owned over 3,000 pairs of shoes.

    • B. 

      She owned over 3,000 garden gnomes.

    • C. 

      She owned over 3,000 elephants.

  • 13. 
    Which country won the 1990 Eurovision Song Contest?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Ireland

    • D. 

      Italy

    • E. 

      Sweden

  • 14. 
    Who won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 1990?
    • A. 

      Stephen Hendry

    • B. 

      Paul Gascoigne

    • C. 

      Graham Gooch

  • 15. 
    What was the cost of the average UK house in 1990? 
    • A. 

      £35,000

    • B. 

      £60,000

    • C. 

      £85,000

    • D. 

      £98,000

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