Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 25 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
All I Need. "All I Need" went to number two.
She's Like the Wind. Swayze's song went to number three. Two other hit songs from the soundtrack include Eric Carmen's "Hungry Eyes" and "Time of My Life" with Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes.
Bears . The Chicago team was well-known for 1985's "Super Bowl Shuffle."
T. In 2001, O'Neal released "Superfriends," the first CD of O'Neal's that had the "Explicit Lyrics" sticker. O'Neal had five previous CDs released, the first in 1993.
Deion Sanders. Sanders' CD came out in 1995.
1987. "Respect Yourself" went to number five.
Eddie Murphy . "Party All the Time" went to number two.
Heartbeat. "Heartbeat" was recorded in 1986.
Joey Lawrence. Lawrence's only song was "Nothin' My Love Can't Fix" off his self-titled CD.
Tatyana Ali. Ali had two songs: "Daydreaming" and "Boy You Knock Me Out," (featuring a cameo from Will Smith) on her CD "Kiss the Sky."
|Sent to train with pirates because his hard-of-hearing nurse misunderstood pirates for pilots, Frederic grows into a young man and desires to get out of the pirate trade, especially after he meets Mabel (Linda Ronstadt). Which star played Frederic in "The Pirates of Penzance"?||Three Singing Actors
Rex Smith. Released in 1983, the movie also starred Kevin Kline as the Pirate King, Angela Lansbury and George Rose. Based on Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta, the stage production also starred Smith, Ronstadt and Kline. Linda Ronstadt was nominated for a Best Actress Golden Globe for her role in the movie.
Rick Springfield. Rick Springfield was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in August 1949. He played with several bands, including Zoot, before going solo. Rex Smith and Leif Garrett were both born in the U.S.
Rex Smith. Airing from 1980-1988, "Solid Gold" had musical guests performing their hits, but mostly it was sort of a live music video with the Solid Gold Dancers interpreting the music. Rex Smith served as co-host from 1982-1983. Other hosts included Rick Dees, Dionne Warwick and Andy Gibb.
|Which star played Mike Pusser in the series of "Walking Tall" movies in the 70s?||Three Singing Actors
Leif Garrett. Sheriff Buford Pusser (Joe Don Baker) takes on corruption in a small Tennessee town after he becomes sheriff in "Walking Tall", from 1973. Sheriff Pusser's children, Mike and Dwana, were played by Leif and real-life sister Dawn Lyn in the original as well as in sequels "Walking Tall Part II" (1975) and "Final Chapter: Walking Tall" (1977). Bo Svenson played Buford Pusser in the two sequels.
Rick Springfield. Springfield won the Grammy for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. A number one hit in 1981, "Jessie's Girl" is from the album "Working Class Dog". The song has been featured in the movies "Keeping the Faith" and "13 Going on 30".
Leif Garrett. Leif's singing career began with remakes such as "Surfin' U.S.A." (a #3 hit for the Beach Boys in 1963) which peaked at #20 in 1977; "Runaround Sue" (a #1 hit for Dion in 1961) which peaked at #13 in 1978; "The Wanderer" (a #2 hit for Dion 1962) which peaked at #49 in 1978; and "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" (a #2 hit for Paul Anka in 1959) which topped the charts at #58 in 1978.
Leif Garrett. His highest charting song, "I Was Made For Dancing" spent two weeks in the top ten, and 15 weeks in the top 40. Released in November 1978, the song was from Leif's "Feel the Need" album.
Rick Springfield. Rick Springfield and Yannick Bisson played brothers Mick (a former cop) and Joey Barrett who owned a surf shop and solved crimes. The show aired from 1994-1997.
|Which singer made it to #10 on the U.S. pop charts in 1979 with "You Take My Breath Away"?||Three Singing Actors
Rex Smith. The song spent two weeks in the top ten, and ten weeks in the top 40. It is from the soundtrack of the TV movie "Sooner or Later", which starred Rex Smith. Yes I do have the 45 with the picture of Rex on the cover of the sleeve!
Leif Garrett. "The Outsiders", from 1983, was based on S.E. Hinton's novel about a group of kids from the wrong side of the tracks and their rivalry with an opposing gang made up of rich kids. Not an all-star cast at the time it was made, many of its young stars went on to become well known. The cast included C. Thomas Howell, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, Tom Cruise, Diane Lane, Emilio Estevez and Matt Dillon.
Rex Smith. Smith played Darryl Crawford, who was married to Frannie Hughes, on the CBS soap opera from 1991-1993. In 1992, Rex Smith was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for Daytime Outstanding Male Newcomer.
Leif Garrett. The show featured videos from the 70s introduced by 70s stars Suzanne Somers, David Cassidy and Leif Garrett.
Rick Springfield. Rick Springfield played James Roberts, a huge singing star who is involved in a car accident with Diana Lawson. While he becomes interested in her romantically, she has never heard of him and doesn't want to get involved. Springfield's number five hit "Love Somebody" is on the soundtrack of "Hard to Hold".
Rick Springfield. Rick Springfield played the hunky Dr. Drake, who Bobbie Spencer was after, on GH from 1981-1983. During this time his album "Working Class Dog" was released.
Rex Smith. A cute, romantic, made-for-TV movie shown in 1979, "Sooner or Later" is about 13-year-old Jessie (Denise Miller) who becomes smitten with an aspiring rock star she sees at a local mall. To her surprise, he turns out to be her guitar instructor Michael. Jessie lies to the 17-year-old Michael about her age and the two begin seeing each other. I was 15 when this movie was first shown, and like most other teenage girls watching it, wished I could trade places with Jessie. The movie also starred Barbara Feldon, Judd Hirsch, Morey Amsterdam and Lynn Redgrave.