How well do you really remember the '80s?
The culture of the 1980s has left a permanent imprint of the world. The songs and artists to come out of the 1980s in particular still influences the fashion and culture of today’s world, and though much time has passed since this music was first released, it is still honored by fans all over the world. Some of the bands of the 1980s were Duran Duran, U2, Bon Jovi, Aero Smith, Motley Crew, Guns N’ Roses, The Cure, Metallica, Poison, Tears for Fears, INXS, R.E.M., The Smiths, Talking Heads, Iron Maiden, The Police, Queen, New Order, Soft Cell, Journey, Simple Minds, Culture Club, Genesis, Pink Floyd, Blondie, The Rolling Stones, Dire Straits, The Clash, Men at Work, Bananarama, Kiss, Scorpions, Black Sabbath, The Go-Go’s, Sonic Youth, Wham!, The Cars and Quiet Riot. Some of the biggest solo acts included Michael Jackson, Madonna, David Bowie, Elton John, Gloria Estefan, Annie Lennox, Bryan Adams, George Michael, Kate Bush, Diana Ross, Celine Dion, Olivia Newton-John, Sinéad O’Connor, Bob Dylan, Alanis Morissette, Robert Smith, Gwen Stefani, Kurt Cobain, Steven Tyler, Ray Charles, Lionel Ritchie, Nick Cave, Ella Fitzgerald, Van Morrison, Barry White, Carlos Santana, Vanessa Williams andTony Bennett. The biggest songs of the era included “Billie Jean”, “Sweet Child O’ Mine”, “Don’t Stop Believin’”, “Come on Eileen”, “Beat It”, “Like a Virgin”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Blue Monday”, “Tainted Love”, “Push It”, “When Doves Cry”, “Pour some Sugar on Me”, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody”, “Time After Time” and “With or Without You”. Find out how well you remember them with this quiz!