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Saturday 9 November 1985

1985-11-09

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

To Live and Die in L.A.

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow

Country: United States

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Re-Animator

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton

Country: United States

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The Quiet Earth

Directed by: Geoffrey Murphy

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith

Country: United States

Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim

Country: United States

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Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Floyd on Fish

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom

Hard Labeur

Starring: Nora Barten, Roger Bolders, Sjarel Branckaerts, Dirk Celis

Country: Belgium

Yume no Hoshi no Button Nose

Country: Japan

Dotaman

Starring: Anna Murray

Country: United Kingdom

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 November 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
  • Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mary MacLaren: Actress (Black Swan), dies at 85 of respiratory problems.
  • Helen Rose: costume designer, dies at age 81.
Facts:
  • News closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 vs. Australia at the Gabba
  • Surprise attack on Belgium supermarket in Aalst, 8 killed
  • Gary Kasparov (USSR) beats Anatoly Kasparov, becoming World Chess Champion at age 22.
  • Garry Kasparov, 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess Champion by beating Anatoly Karpov, also of the Soviet Union.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1985?

  • Time: Author and Radio Bard Garrison Keillor. Heartland Humor: Let's Hear It For Lake Wobegon
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8982
  • Life: Princess Diana

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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Love And War

By: John Jakes

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced ...

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The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz

By: Joan Rivers

From the jacketflap:Written with complete candor and riotous disregard for sworn confidences, America's number-one comedienne, Joan Rivers, confides the naked truths about her former best, best friend, Heidi Abromowitz, the girl whose come-hither look inspired the discovery of penicillin.Without

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Field Combat

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer,[1] Virtual Console

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: Jaleco

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: action, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Epyx

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Little Computer People

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga Apple II PC-9801 PC-8801

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Activision

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Lode Runner's Rescue

Lode Runner's Rescue

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Synapse Software

Richard Petty's Talladega

Platform: Commodore 64 Atari XL

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: NA Electronic Arts; EU Ariolasoft

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