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Yo! Test Your ’80s Knowledge With Our Fun Throwback Quiz

From ‘Rapper’s Delight’ and supermodels to ‘The Cosby Show,’ the space shuttle and the high-top fade, let’s see how well you remember the decade!

Take a walk down memory lane with our ’80s Black nostalgia quiz and remember the time when acid-washed denim, spandex biker shorts, hip-hop hits, compact discs, high-top fades and high-top sneakers ruled.

1
Who played opposite Don Johnson as Ricardo “Rico” Tubbs on “Miami Vice”?
2
In 1980, “Rapper’s Delight” became the first hip-hop single to reach the Top 40. What does Wonder Mike say is wrong with the chicken in the song?
3
Who was the first African American to travel to space?
4
Which member of the Huxtable family got a spin-off from “The Cosby Show,” and what was the name of the show?
5
What TV show introduced us to Halle Berry?
6
What was the name of the statuesque Bond villain Grace Jones played in “A View to a Kill”?
7
Which of these films does not feature Whoopi Goldberg?
8
Which music artist wore a fly, high-top fade haircut?
9
Which Motown star helped make Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a national holiday in 1983?
10
Who was the first Black woman to be crowned Miss America?
11
Which old-school hip-hop group was Club Quarantine’s DJ D-Nice affiliated with?
12
Who was not a top model in the ’80s?
13
What was Spike Lee’s first feature film?
14
Which novel earned Toni Morrison a Pulitzer Prize?

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