60s,70s,80s,90s Trivia

75+ Best 60s,70s,80s,90s Trivia Questions & Answers

Mike Oberman

Updated: June 29th, 2023

Get ready to take a groovy trip down memory lane with our 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s trivia! From iconic songs to legendary bands, challenge your friends with these throwback questions and see who's the ultimate nostalgia nerd!

1960s Trivia

Question: Who joined The Rolling Stones in June 1969?

Answer: Mick Taylor

Question: What was the new dance craze of 1961?

Answer: Twist

Question: Which Who album was released in May 1969?

Answer: Tommy

Question: The Righteous Brothers had a hit with Unchained Melody in 1990. What year did they first release the song?

Answer: 1965

Question: Which Greek sang for Luxembourg at the 1963 Eurovision Song Contest?

Answer: Nana Mouskouri

Question: The Hollies' 1967 hit, 'Carrie Anne' was originally written for whom?

Answer: Marianne Faithfull

Question: Which group topped the charts in the 1960s with 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'?

Answer: Marmalade

Question: Which country singer married his third wife, Tammy Wynette, in 1969?

Answer: George Jones

Question: What was Roger Miller 'King of' in the 1964 song?

Answer: The Road

Question: What was the title of 'The Mamas and Papas' autobiographical hit from 1967?

Answer: Creeque Alley

Question: What bird did Fleetwood Mac take to No.1 in 1968?

Answer: Albatross

Question: Which Rolling Stones track was at No.1 in June 1968?

Answer: Jumpin' Jack Flash

Question: Cat Stevens released his first album in 1967 - what was it called?

Answer: Cats And Dogs

Question: Who had a 1960s hit with 'Sweet Talkin' Guy'?

Answer: The Chiffons

1970s Trivia

Question: Complete the 1970 T.Rex hit: 'Ride a White ...'

Answer: Swan

Question: Who was 'Moonlighting' in 1975?

Answer: Leo Sayer

Question: Who had a 'Lovely Day' in 1978?

Answer: Bill Withers

Question: What were Strawbs 'Part Of' in 1973?

Answer: The Union

Question: Name the 1977 live album released by the Rolling Stones?

Answer: Love You Live

Question: Which film featured the 1978 hit 'Sandy'?

Answer: Grease

Question: Which ex-Beatle had a US No.1 hit in 1973 with 'Photograph'?

Answer: Ringo Starr

Question: Which musical opened on Broadway in 1972?

Answer: Grease

Question: Who were on the 'Nightshift' in the 1985 charts?

Answer: Commodores

Question: Whose 1975 album was entitled 'Wish You Were Here'?

Answer: Pink Floyd

Question: They played their first live show in 1975, at St Martin's School of Art ...?

Answer: Sex Pistols

Question: The Cars enjoyed multi-platinum success in 1984 with what album?

Answer: Heartbeat City

Question: Which 1960s rock star is buried in the same Paris cemetery as Chopin?

Answer: Jim Morrison

Question: Who had a number one hit in 1974 called Billy Don't Be A Hero?

Answer: Paper Lace

Question: Who were on 'The Trail of the Lonesome Pine' in 1975?

Answer: Laurel and Hardy

1980s Trivia

Question: Bruce Springsteen had which hit single in 1984?

Answer: Dancing In The Dark

Question: Whose debut hit single was If You Let Me Stay in 1987?

Answer: Terence Trent D'Arby

Question: The fourth biggest selling album of all time is also a soundtrack to a 1992 film. Name the album (which is also the film title).

Answer: The Bodyguard

Question: The Steve Miller Band's The Joker went to Number 1 in 1990 after being used in a commercial for what brand?

Answer: Levi Jeans

Question: Who formed a duet with Gene Pitney on the 1989 UK number 1 single Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart?

Answer: Marc Almond

Question: Who was the original lead singer in the band AC/DC until his tragic death in 1980?

Answer: Bon Scott

Question: The 1982 movie Rocky III featured what hit song by the band Survivor?

Answer: Eye of the Tiger

Question: In 1988, the band Queensr├┐che released a narrative concept album by what title?

Answer: Operation: Mindcrime

Question: Too Late for Goodbyes was a hit in 1984 for John Lennon's son. What was his name?

Answer: Julian Lennon

Question: The Lollapalooza Tour was started in 1991 by Perry Farrell of which band?

Answer: Jane's Addiction

Question: Whose 1986 album was entitled 'Give Me The Reason'?

Answer: Luther Vandross

Question: Which band was sued by its ex-drummer in 1999?

Answer: Oasis

Question: Who got his 'Uptown Girl' in the charts of 1983?

Answer: Billy Joel

Question: What kind of love did Phil Collins have at the top of the singles chart in 1988?

Answer: Groovy

Question: What number gave Paul Hardcastle a No.1 in 1985?

Answer: 19

Question: Which creature did a young Michael Jackson sing about in his 1972 hit, 'Ben'?

Answer: Rat

Question: Snap! had a worldwide hit with The Power in 1990. What country are Snap! from?

Answer: Germany

Question: Which group found success in the 1970s with 'Night Fever'?

Answer: The Bee Gees

Question: Which band did Captain Sensible leave in 1982 to pursue a solo career?

Answer: The Damned

Question: Which group had a 1983 number one hit with True?

Answer: Spandau Ballet

Question: What's missing from 'Concrete and ...', a hit for Unit Four Plus Two in 1965?

Answer: Clay

Question: Which song was Blur's biggest hit in the USA in 1997?

Answer: Song 2

Question: Paul McCartney made his first public appearance with Wings in 1972 - where?

Answer: Nottingham

Question: Which actor took 'Captain Beaky' into the 1980 charts?

Answer: Keith Michell

Question: Who had a 1960s hit with 'Sweet Talkin' Guy'?

Answer: The Chiffons

Question: What color did Chris De Burgh's Lady wear in his hit of 1986?

Answer: Red

1990s Trivia

Question: Who had the first UK Number 1 hit of the 1990s?

Answer: New Kids On The Block

Question: Who topped the 1999 charts with 'Mi Chico Latino'?

Answer: Geri Halliwell

Question: 1990 single released by Ram Jam ...?

Answer: Black Betty

Question: Which album did Madonna produce in 2000 after the success of her 1998 'Ray of Light' album?

Answer: Music

Question: Who sang songs 'I Will Always Love You', 'I Have Nothing', etc for the 1992 movie 'The Bodyguard'?

Answer: Whitney Houston

Question: Which chart-topping act of 1982 was originally called In Praise of Lemmings?

Answer: Culture Club

Question: Who had a first UK Number 1 hit of the 1990s?

Answer: New Kids On The Block

Question: Whose 1995 album was entitled 'Wish You Were Here'?

Answer: Pink Floyd

Question: Who sang a soundtrack 'Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?' for the 1995 movie 'Don Juan DeMarco'?

Answer: Bryan Adams

Question: Who had a number one hit in 1974 called Billy Don't Be A Hero?

Answer: Paper Lace

Question: What was No.1 in the UK when the Berlin Wall came down in 1989?

Answer: All Around The World

Question: Who sang a soundtrack 'Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?' for the 1995 movie 'Don Juan DeMarco'?

Answer: Bryan Adams

Question: Which of these 1992 chart-toppers spent most weeks at No.1?

Answer: I Will Always Love You