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"Everything has to have a first time or be the first of something. These questions are all about firsts that happened in popular music."
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The popular British music show "Top of the Pops" was first screened on the BBC1 television channel on New Years Day 1964. Which musical act was the first to take to the stage and perform?
The Rolling Stones
Radio 1 became the flagship, popular music radio station of the British Broadcasting Corporation, following the Marine Offences Act 1967, which outlawed the unregulated pirate broadcasting stations. Radio 1 took to the air at 7am on the morning of 30th September 1967 with which Disc Jockey in charge?
Released for viewing at midnight on 1st August 1981, the MTV (Music Television) Station was launched on cable in the U.S. What was the first video shown on the station?
Phil Collins: In The AirTonight
Buggles : Video killed The Radio Star
The Pretenders: Brass in Pocket
Talking Heads: Once In A Lifetime
In which year did the Billboard Magazine begin it's "Hot 100" chart?
1985 saw the first live pop music performance in communist China given by a western group. Which group achieved this accolade?
Paul McCartney and Wings
Who was the first female performer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
Kelly Clarkson was the first winner of which U.S. talent show contest?
The X Factor
America's Got Talent
The first Eurovision Song Contest was held in May 1956. Which country played host and also won the competition on this occasion?
November 9th, 1967 saw the first issue of the magazine "Rolling Stone". Which Beatle appeared on the front cover?
"Telstar", an instrumental record by The Tornados, was the first British single to reach number 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100. True or false
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