Pop Culture Trivia Questions #69Popular Culture Trivia Quiz
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An enormous success for Pat Boone, topping the Billboard Hot 100 chart for ten consecutive weeks, what song won the Grammy for "Song of the Year" in 1977?
a. Yesterday Once More
b. You Needed Me
c. You Light Up My Life
d. Torn between Two Lovers
You Light Up My Life - You Light Up My Life was originally recorded by Kasey Cisyk in 1977.
Created by Gene Roddenberry and running for three seasons, how many episodes were there in the original Star Trek series?
75 - Star Trek ran from September 8, 1966 to June 3, 1969.
Which of the following weapons is not found in the original game of Clue?
Rifle - The English country house featured on Clue's game board is called Tudor Mansion.
What 1972 landmark film, that tells the story of an ill-fated canoe trip, was based on a James Dickey novel?
a. Wild River
b. Into The Wild
d. Southern Comfort
Deliverance - Most of the stunts in the movie were done by the actors themselves.
I was the first pitcher to pitch a perfect nine inning baseball game outing 27 batters in a row. Who am I?
a. Lefty Grove
b. Sandy Koufax
c. Tom Seaver
d. John Lee Richmond
John Lee Richmond - Richmond played MLB from 1879 to 1886.
With songs like "Stayin' Alive" and "Night Fever," what band recorded the soundtrack to the popular 1977 movie "Saturday Night Fever"?
a. The Bee Gees
c. KC and the Sunshine Band
d. The Beach Boys
The Bee Gees - The Saturday Night Fever soundtrack is one of the best-selling soundtracks of all time.
What planet gave birth to the fictional superhero "Superman"?
Krypton - Superman made his debut in Action Comics #1 in June of 1938.
What fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien lost his precious to a hobbit?
Gollum - Precious, a magical ring, extended Gollum's life far beyond natural limits.
Irish author Bram Stoker is best-known for creating which infamous character?
a. The Wolf Man
c. The Mummy
d. Frankenstein Monster
Dracula - Published, in 1897, Dracula was not a bestseller upon its release and did not make much money for Stoker who died poor.
Making his appearance in 1968, thirteen years after the comic strip itself, what is the name of Dennis the Menace's dog?
Gnasher - The G on the beginning of Gnasher is not pronounced.
What was the name of the Tate's sharp-witted butler in the classic comedy TV series "Soap"?
a. Edmund Blackadder
b. Angus Hudson
c. Benson DuBois
d. Geoffrey Butler
Benson DuBois - Soap originally aired from September 13, 1977 to April 20, 1981.
Released on the album Help! in 1965, which Beatles' hit song is the most covered by other artists?
a. Love Me Do
c. Hey Jude
Yesterday - McCartney is the only member of the Beatles to appear on the original recording.
Starring Adam West and Burt Ward, what 1960s TV series featured the Joker, the Penguin and the Riddler?
b. Captain America
c. The Incredible Hulk
Batman - Batman ran for three seasons from January 1966 to March 1968.
In what 1960 horror thriller film do we see Marion Crane stabbed to death at the Bate's Motel?
Psycho - Based on a 1959 novel of the same name by Robert Bloch, Janet Leigh played the role of Marion Crane.
According to Paul Simon's 1975 hit song, how many ways are there to leave your lover?
50 - Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover is Simon's only number-one hit in the United States.
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