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Sunday 24 March 1985

1985-03-24

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon. In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, directed by Jerry Paris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon 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 ?

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf

Country: United States

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The Last Dragon

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney

Country: United States

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Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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The Sure Thing

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Anthony Edwards

Country: United States

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Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

CBS Storybreak

Starring: Hamilton Camp, Brian Cummings, Michael Bell, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom

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Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom

FTV

Written by: Chris Bearde

Starring: Bill Bentley, Freddie Jackson, Stephanie Mills

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 March 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 5th Golden Raspberry Awards: Bolero wins
  • Golden Raspberry Awards presented to parody Oscar Awards (Bolero wins).
  • Jan Stephenson wins LPGA GNA Golf Classic.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Larry Bird & Wayne Gretzky -- Mar. 18, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8948
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Star Wars -- Mar. 11, 1985

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 ?

Doomdark's Revenge

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Commodore Plus/4

Genre: Role-playing, strategy

Publisher: Beyond Software

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Everyone's A Wally

Everyone's A Wally

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mikro-Gen

Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Pit Pot

Pit Pot

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Puzzle Action

Publisher: Sega

Racing Destruction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Electronic Arts & Ariolasoft (Europe)

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