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dave.m

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Friday Quiz 3-2008
« on: January 18, 2008, 12:11:53 PM »

A Double Round this week

Celebrity Real Names

Who are these people better known as?

1. William Perks   (Bass Guitarist)      

2. David John White   (Actor)      

3. Declan McMannus   (Singer/songwriter)   

4. Maurice Micklewhite   (Actor)   

5. Norma Baker      (Actress)

6. Noah Kaminsky   (Singer)

7. Richard Starkey   (Drummer)

8. Lesley Hornby   (Model/Actress)

9. Gordon Sumner   (Singer)

10. Marvin Aday      (Singer)

You’ll love me for this one. . . . .

Eurovision Song Contest (Stop groaning back there)

1. In 1976 who won it for the UK with “Save Your Kisses For Me”?

2. In 1987 Johnny Logan won it with “Hold me Now”, for which country?

3. Bucks Fizz won for the UK in 1981 with which song?

4. In what year did Abba win it for Sweden with “Waterloo”? Was it 1970, 1972 or 1974?

5. When the UK last won it in 1997, who was singing “Love Shine A light”?

6. In 1988 Celine Dion won the contest for which country?

7. In the 1990s  which country won the Contest on three consecutive years?

8. Cliff Richard has entered the Contest twice, name one of the two songs and what position did he finish with it.

9. Which city is to host the 2008 Contest?

10. Which decade was the first Contest held?

I’ll be back with the answers on Sunday
Good Luck
Dave
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scottiesmum

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Re: Friday Quiz 3-2008
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2008, 12:50:41 PM »

1. William Perks (Bass Guitarist) Pass

2. David John White (Actor) David Jason

3. Declan McMannus (Singer/songwriter) Elvis Costello

4. Maurice Micklewhite (Actor) Michael Cain

5. Norma Baker (Actress) Marilyn Monroe

6. Noah Kaminsky (Singer) Neil Diamond

7. Richard Starkey (Drummer) Ringo Starr

8. Lesley Hornby (Model/Actress) Twiggy

9. Gordon Sumner (Singer) Sting

10. Marvin Aday (Singer) Meatloaf



1. In 1976 who won it for the UK with “Save Your Kisses For Me”? Brotherhood of Man

2. In 1987 Johnny Logan won it with “Hold me Now”, for which country? Ireland

3. Bucks Fizz won for the UK in 1981 with which song? Making Your Mind Up

4. In what year did Abba win it for Sweden with “Waterloo”? Was it 1970, 1972 or 1974?

1974


5. When the UK last won it in 1997, who was singing “Love Shine A light”? Pass

6. In 1988 Celine Dion won the contest for which country? Switzerland

7. In the 1990s which country won the Contest on three consecutive years?
Pass

8. Cliff Richard has entered the Contest twice, name one of the two songs and what position did he finish with it. Pass Yuck Cliff !!

9. Which city is to host the 2008 Contest? Pass

10. Which decade was the first Contest held?

50's


Thanks Dave, that tested the  grey matter   :'(
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Re: Friday Quiz 3-2008
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2008, 02:19:42 PM »



Celebrity Real Names



1. William Perks   (Bass Guitarist)      
Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones)

2. David John White   (Actor)      
Pass

3. Declan McMannus   (Singer/songwriter)   
Elvis Costello (saw his Dad performing once, fresh from a stint at Blackpool Tower)

4. Maurice Micklewhite   (Actor)   
Michael Caine

5. Norma Baker      (Actress)
Marilyn Monroe

6. Noah Kaminsky   (Singer)
Neil Diamond

7. Richard Starkey   (Drummer)
Ringo Starr

8. Lesley Hornby   (Model/Actress)
Twiggy

9. Gordon Sumner   (Singer)
Sting

10. Marvin Aday      (Singer)
Meatloaf

You’ll love me for this one. . . . .

Eurovision Song Contest (Stop groaning back there)

1. In 1976 who won it for the UK with “Save Your Kisses For Me”?
Brotherhood of Man

2. In 1987 Johnny Logan won it with “Hold me Now”, for which country?
Ireland

3. Bucks Fizz won for the UK in 1981 with which song?
Making Your Mind Up

4. In what year did Abba win it for Sweden with “Waterloo”? Was it 1970, 1972 or 1974?
1972

5. When the UK last won it in 1997, who was singing “Love Shine A light”?
Katrina and the Waves

6. In 1988 Celine Dion won the contest for which country?
Switzerland

7. In the 1990s  which country won the Contest on three consecutive years?
Might be Ireland again

8. Cliff Richard has entered the Contest twice, name one of the two songs and what position did he finish with it.
Congratulations - second

9. Which city is to host the 2008 Contest?
No idea (phew!)

10. Which decade was the first Contest held?
Was our entry Anna and Frederick or something... 1960's

I am totally  :blush: with the number I know (or think I know  :D)
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Re: Friday Quiz 3-2008
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2008, 04:24:38 PM »

I'm afraid that I would embarrass myself by entering. I could answer three out of the 20. :-[
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Re: Friday Quiz 3-2008
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2008, 10:33:49 AM »

1. William Perks   (Bass Guitarist)
Bill Wyman     

2. David John White   (Actor)     
David Jason

3. Declan McMannus   (Singer/songwriter)
Elvis Costello   

4. Maurice Micklewhite   (Actor)
Michael Caine   

5. Norma Baker      (Actress)
Marilyn Monroe

6. Noah Kaminsky   (Singer)
Neil Diamond

7. Richard Starkey   (Drummer)
Ringo Starr

8. Lesley Hornby   (Model/Actress)
Twiggy

9. Gordon Sumner   (Singer)
Sting

10. Marvin Aday      (Singer)
Meatloaf

eurovision
1. In 1976 who won it for the UK with “Save Your Kisses For Me”?
Brotherhood of Man

2. In 1987 Johnny Logan won it with “Hold me Now”, for which country?
Ireland

3. Bucks Fizz won for the UK in 1981 with which song?
Making Your Mind Up

4. In what year did Abba win it for Sweden with “Waterloo”? Was it 1970, 1972 or 1974?
1974

5. When the UK last won it in 1997, who was singing “Love Shine A light”?
Katrina and the Waves

6. In 1988 Celine Dion won the contest for which country?
Switzerland

7. In the 1990s  which country won the Contest on three consecutive years?
Ireland

8. Cliff Richard has entered the Contest twice, name one of the two songs and what position did he finish with it.
Congratulations, 2nd

9. Which city is to host the 2008 Contest?
Belgrade

10. Which decade was the first Contest held?
1950's
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dave.m

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Re: Friday Quiz 3-2008
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2008, 06:25:07 PM »

I didn't think anyone would answer the Eurovision questions but, there you go, some people know everything.

Well done.
Celebrity Real Names

Who are these people better known as?

1. William Perks   (Bass Guitarist)      

Bill Whyman

2. David John White   (Actor)      

David Jason

3. Declan McMannus   (Singer/songwriter)   

Elvis Costello

4. Maurice Micklewhite   (Actor)   

Michael Caine

5. Norma Jean Baker   (Actress)

Marilyn Monroe

6. Noah Kaminsky   (Singer)

Neil Diamond

7. Richard Starkey   (Drummer)

Ringo Starr

8. Lesley Hornby   (Model/Actress)

Twiggy

9. Gordon Sumner   (Singer)

Sting

10. Marvin Aday      (Singer)

Meatloaf


Eurovision Song Contest

1. In 1976 who won it for the UK with “Save Your Kisses For Me”?

Brotherhood of Man

2. In 1987 Johnny Logan won it with “Hold me Now”, for which country?

Ireland

3. Bucks Fizz won for the UK in 1981 with which song?

Making Your Mind Up

4. In what year did Abba win it for Sweden with “Waterloo”? Was it 1970, 1972 or 1974?

1974

5. When the UK last won it in 1997, who was singing “Love Shine A light”?

Katrina and the Waves

6. In 1988 Celine Dion won the contest for which country?

Switzerland

7. In the 1990s  which country won the Contest on three consecutive years?

Ireland, 1992/93/94

8. Cliff Richard has entered the Contest twice, name one of the two songs and what position did he finish with it.

“Congratulations” was 2nd and “Power To All Our Friends” was 3rd.

9. Which city is to host the 2008 Contest?

Belgrade, Serbia.

10. Which decade was the first Contest held?

50s, 1956   

Picture round next week.
dave
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Re: Friday Quiz 3-2008
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2008, 09:00:52 PM »

Thanks as usual for doing the quiz dave.

Unfortunately this weeks is too late for me since Ive been away the past few days.
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Re: Friday Quiz 3-2008
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2008, 05:16:20 PM »

I'm embarrassed I knew all those Eurovision ones.
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