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How Well Do You Know 1987?

Do you think you know the year 1987 better than anyone else? It's time to find out! Take this 1980s trivia quiz and discover just how well you really know the year 1987.
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Who was U.S. President in 1987?
George H.W. Bush
Ronald Reagan
Bill Clinton

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On June 12, 1987, Ronald Reagan famously challenged Mikail Gorbachev to do what?
Tear down the Berlin wall
End the Cold War
Stop famine in his country

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In 1987, Michael Jackson released his third solo album, what was it called?
Thriller
Bad
Off the Wall

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The foundations for what currency was laid out in the Single European Act of 1987?
The Euro
The Lempira
The Rupple

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What Nintendo franchise was first introduced to North America in 1987?
Bomberman
Legend of Zelda
Animal Crossing

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In 1987, what name was most commonly given to new baby boys?
Matthew
Michael
Tyler

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Which animated family, headed up by doughnut-loving Homer, first appeared on television in 1987?
The Simpsons
Ren and Stimpy
Family Guy

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Which famous pop artist and film producer died on February 22, 1987?
Pablo Picasso
Claude Monet
Andy Warhol

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Which buddy cop action film starring Mel Gibson and Gary Busey premiered in 1987?
Lethal Weapon
The Terminator
Braveheart

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Margaret Thatcher became the 1st British Prime Minister in 160 years to do what?
Win a third consecutive term
Visit the United States
Live in the countryside

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Trekkies the world over rejoiced over which of the following in 1987?
The death of Darth Vader
The premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation
The premiere of Star Trek: A New Hope

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In 1987, Unemployment Rate dropped below what for the first time since 1979?
6%
5%
3%

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You are a bit of a 1987 novice! Though you remember a few key moments from this year in history, there's still a lot left to learn. Fret not friend, it's not easy to keep all of the years of the past in order. What matters most is that you gave this quiz your all and proved you're up for anything!

B+, 1987 Knowledgable

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You are truly 1987 knowledgable! Though you may not be the world's foremost historian on this year in time, you know way more than the average American. It's clear that 1987 captured your attention in a way that few years can!

A+, 1987 Radical

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You are 1987 radical! It's obvious that you know the year 1987 like the back of your hand. You're a 1980s trivia powerhouse who fondly remembers the pop culture, history and societal changes that made this decade and year so truly memorable.
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1
Who was U.S. President in 1987?
George H.W. Bush
Ronald Reagan
Bill Clinton
2
On June 12, 1987, Ronald Reagan famously challenged Mikail Gorbachev to do what?
Tear down the Berlin wall
End the Cold War
Stop famine in his country
3
In 1987, Michael Jackson released his third solo album, what was it called?
Thriller
Bad
Off the Wall
4
The foundations for what currency was laid out in the Single European Act of 1987?
The Euro
The Lempira
The Rupple
5
What Nintendo franchise was first introduced to North America in 1987?
Bomberman
Legend of Zelda
Animal Crossing
6
In 1987, what name was most commonly given to new baby boys?
Matthew
Michael
Tyler
7
Which animated family, headed up by doughnut-loving Homer, first appeared on television in 1987?
The Simpsons
Ren and Stimpy
Family Guy
8
Which famous pop artist and film producer died on February 22, 1987?
Pablo Picasso
Claude Monet
Andy Warhol
9
Which buddy cop action film starring Mel Gibson and Gary Busey premiered in 1987?
Lethal Weapon
The Terminator
Braveheart
10
Margaret Thatcher became the 1st British Prime Minister in 160 years to do what?
Win a third consecutive term
Visit the United States
Live in the countryside
11
Trekkies the world over rejoiced over which of the following in 1987?
The death of Darth Vader
The premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation
The premiere of Star Trek: A New Hope
12
In 1987, Unemployment Rate dropped below what for the first time since 1979?
6%
5%
3%

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