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31
Number One Hits, 1980-1989

The Billboard Top 40 Pop Singles lists over 240 songs that charted at Number One. This quiz covers the ONLY Number One hits (ever) for these artists. How many do you remember?
Average (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
Apr 08 16
387 plays
32
1980s Pop Music Potpourri

Here is a quiz on some popular tunes from the 1980s. Good luck and have fun.
Average (10 qns)
mrgrouchy
2190 plays
33
1980s Lyrics #1

Take a trip back to the 80s, when hair was big and music was great. See how much you remember of these totally 80s tunes.
Tough (15 qns)
bullymom
8868 plays
34
1980s Artists and Their Hits

I absolutely love the 80s. Hopefully this quiz will bring back some fond memories. I will list the song and you pick the artist. Good luck! Chart references are to US charts.
Easy (15 qns)
claysgirl26
10017 plays
35
Another British Invasion

The British Invasion of the 1980's Billboard charts was not near as dominating as that of the 1960s but significant nevertheless. New Wave, Electro-Pop, Synth... whatever, it shook up the charts!
Average (10 qns)
maddogrick16
Dec 30 16
267 plays
36
1980s Song Lyrics

This is a quiz about lyrics from 1980s songs. Some may be more well known than others.
Average (10 qns)
copesn
3498 plays
37
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol. 4

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1908 plays
38
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol. 3

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1887 plays
39
Hits in the 80s

I will name the song or songs and you name the artist.
Easy (20 qns)
jds2001
19215 plays
40
They're Back!

Just when their pop music careers seemed over, these recording acts made a huge splash back on the American charts in the 1980s. See if you can recognize the top ten song that marked the return of these artists who first hit the charts in the 60s and 70s
Average (10 qns)
bottle_rocket
849 plays
41
VH1's Greatest Songs of the 1980s

VH1 published a list of the greatest 100 songs of the 1980s. This quiz covers the top ten on that list.
Tough (10 qns)
berenlazarus
1110 plays
42
80s Rock bands

OK, in this quiz, I give you the name of the famous song and you pick the band (or singer) who performed it. Sound easy? Not if you don't know your 80's music! Give it a shot and enjoy! Good Luck!
Average (20 qns)
billscout
15951 plays
43
Who Sang That? 1980s

This quiz is filled with song titles from the eighties. You have the fun task of matching the song with the performer.
Average (10 qns)
dd1988
7878 plays
44
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.12

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
2217 plays
45
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.14

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1158 plays
46
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.13

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
2112 plays
47
Finish That 80's Song Lyric!

I wasn't even alive in the 80's but I think lots of the best music has come from that time. In this quiz I will give you lyrics from an 80's song with words missing and it is your job to fill them in. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
cavaliersrock
3924 plays
48
Name that 80s Band

I give you the name and the first line of the rockin 80s song, and you name the band - that simple.
Average (25 qns)
shawshankin
13329 plays
49
1980s Pop Music Potpourri, Part 3

Here is a quiz on some popular songs from the early 1980s. Good luck and have fun!
Average (10 qns)
mrgrouchy
1527 plays
50
1980s Lyrics #2

See how much you remember of these totally 80s tunes!
Tough (15 qns)
bullymom
5391 plays
51
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.20

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1641 plays
52
First Lines of 1980s Hits

I give you the first line(s). Do you know the song?
Average (10 qns)
Vermic
25272 plays
53
Number Ones of the 1980s

Who sang these Number One UK hits of the 1980s? I'll give you the first line or lines, and you need to guess who sang the song. Most of the information is taken from the "Guinness Book of British Hit Singles".
Average (10 qns)
tizzy741
4893 plays
54
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.19

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Tough (10 qns)
fredsixties
900 plays
55
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol. 6

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1374 plays
56
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.17

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1437 plays
57
Music of the Eighties : 1

Can you remember who sang these songs (artist or group) in the early 1980's? Some are one hit wonders. Have fun!
Average (20 qns)
mr.gazoo
13455 plays
58
80s Behind the Lyrics I

You know the lyrics, but do you understand all the terms in them? Take this quiz and see behind the curtain.
Tough (10 qns)
umpire63
4191 plays
59
80s Behind the Lyrics V

For the fifth time go behind the scenes and figure out what the words and phrases from these 80s lyrics actually mean.
Tough (10 qns)
umpire63
1584 plays
60
No. 1 Hits of the 80s Vol.21

This is for the MTV generation. This is the continuing series of songs that were U.S. Billboard number one hits during the 1980s. How many do you remember? You may need the title or artist of the song. You may find some clues along the way. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
fredsixties
1446 plays
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