Quiz: Can You Name These 1980 Hit Songs With Just One Lyric?

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This quiz will put the boom boom into your heart!

Only a true 80s music fanatic will be able to identify every single one of these hit singles by just one line from the lyric.

 Apr 11, 2019

1 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"But you made me feel, yeah, you made me feel shiny and new"
Like A Virgin - Madonna
Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
Come on Eileen - Dexy’s Midnight Runners

2 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"I keep looking for something I can't get, broken hearts lie all around me"
I Just Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew
We’re Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
Video Killed the Radio Star - The Buggles

3 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"I'm headin' down the atlanta highway, lookin' for the love getaway"
Love Shack - The B-52's
What a Feeling - Irene Cara
Mickey - Toni Basil

4 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"And I've lost my light, for I toss and turn, I can't sleep at night"
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Our House - Madness

5 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"So needless to say I'm odds and ends, but I'll be stumbling away, slowly learning that life is okay"
I Melt With You - Modern English
Take On Me - A-Ha
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey

6 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"Workin' so hard like a soldier, can't afford a thing on TV"
Come on Eileen - Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Our House - Madness
Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant

7 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"You take the grey skies out of my way, you make the sun shine brighter than Doris Day"
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
We’re Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey

8 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"I need a man who'll take a chance, on a love that burns hot enough to last"
Video Killed the Radio Star - The Buggles
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
99 Luftballons - Nena

9 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"And she's dancing like she's never danced before"
What a Feeling - Irene Cara
Mickey - Toni Basil
Maniac - Michael Sembello

10 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"Shape it up, get straight, go forward, move ahead, try to detect it, it's not too late"
Beat It - Michael Jackson
99 Luftballons - Nena
Whip It - Devo

11 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"I knew that it was now or never, those were the best days of my life"
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
I Melt With You - Modern English

12 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"There's always something happening and it's usually quite loud"
Love Shack - The B-52's
Our House - Madness
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams

13 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"Oh, the movie never ends, it goes on and on and on and on"
Whip It - Devo
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Take On Me - A-Ha

14 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"I heard you on the wireless back in fifty two, lying awake intent at tuning in on you"
Maniac - Michael Sembello
Video Killed the Radio Star - The Buggles
I Just Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew

15 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"I can have it all, now I'm dancing for my life"
What a Feeling - Irene Cara
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Like A Virgin - Madonna

16 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"No one wants to be defeated, showin' how funky and strong is your fight"
Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams

17 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"Set them free at the break of dawn 'til one by one they were gone"
99 Luftballons - Nena
Love Shack - The B-52's
Whip It - Devo

18 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"You've seen the difference and it's getting better all the time, there's nothing you and I won't do"
Maniac - Michael Sembello
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
I Melt With You - Modern English

19 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"Never gonna let you down, never gonna run around and desert you"
Take On Me - A-Ha
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley

20 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"'Cause when you say you will, it always means you won't, you're givin' me the chills, baby, please baby don't"
Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Mickey - Toni Basil

21 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"We've got the right to choose it, there ain't no way we'll lost it"
We’re Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
I Just Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!

22 of 22Name The 80s Song!

"Things round here have changed, I say, too ra loo ra, too ra-loo rye aye"
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Like A Virgin - Madonna
Come on Eileen - Dexy’s Midnight Runners
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

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