QUIZ: How Well Do You Remember "La Bamba"?


"My mom reckons I'm going to be a star. And stars don't fall from the sky."

La Bamba, Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, Chicano, rock and roll, biographical movies, chicano rock and roll

 May 22, 2016
1 of 10Choose one:
The film is based on which Chicano rock 'n' roll star?
Charles Hardin Holley
Bob Morales
Richard Steven Valenzuela
2 of 10Choose one:
What is aviophobia?
Fear of spiders
Fear of flying
Fear of stairs
3 of 10Choose one:
What two songs of Ritchie top the Billboard charts?
Come on, Let's Go and La Bamba
Donna and La Bamba
That's My Little Suzie and La Bamba
4 of 10Choose one:
Which actor played the lead role of Ritchie Valens?
Lou Diamond Phillips
Joe Pantoliano
Esai Morales
5 of 10Choose one:
Who was Ritchie's love interest in the film?
Jackie Wilson
Donna Ludwig
Connie Holly
6 of 10Choose one:
What caused Ritchie's death?
Drug overdosed
Plane crash
Gun shot from an obsessed fan
7 of 10Choose one:
How old was Ritchie when he passed away?
8 of 10Choose one:
The Winter Dance Party came to be known as:
"The Night the World Stood Still"
"The Darkest Night of Music"
"The Day the Music Died"
9 of 10Choose one:
Who were the other two musicians who died in the crash?
Buddy Holly and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson
Bob Keane and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson
Mexican Ed and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson
10 of 10Choose one:
Ritchie Valens grew up in ____, a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles.
Sun Valley
Van Nuys
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