Events of the 1980s

1980s trivis

In 1980, viewers tuned in to find out who shot J.R. on this TV show that portrayed the saga of the Ewing family. What is the name of this TV show?
Dallas
Knots Landing
Falcon Crest
Dynasty

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In 1983, she became the first American woman to travel in space. Who is she?
Sally Ride
Mae Jemison
Judith Resnik
Eileen Collins

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Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer is a lavish wedding at this London cathedral in 1981:
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Cathedral
St. George's Cathedral
Southwark Cathedral

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IBM introduced the first PC in 1981. Steve Jobs introduced this computer is 1984.
Macintosh
Red Delicious
Acer
Dell

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John Landis directed a long-form music video for this mega-selling album by Micheal Jackson (1983):
Thriller
Off the Wall
Bad
Dangerous

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In 1984, RUN DMC released "Walk this Way" which included a collaboration with this iconic rock band:
Aerosmith
Journey
Bon Jovi
Queen

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In a devastating loss for the U.S. Space Program, this space shuttle exploded during liftoff in 1986:
Challenger
Discovery
Endeavor
Columbia

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The Exxon Valdez spilled oil along the coastline of this state creating one of the largest environmental disasters in U.S. history:
Alaska
Texas
Florida
Lousiana

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