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Monday 30 September 1985

1985-09-30

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor 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 ?

Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Come and See

Directed by: E. Klimov

Starring: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Lauciavicius

Country: United States

Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States

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After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom

Country: United States

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Better Off Dead...

Directed by: Savage Steve Holland

Starring: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Vid Kids

Country: Canada

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The Brothers MacGregor

Written by: Julian Roach, John Stevenson

Starring: Malcolm Hebden, Paul Barber, Jean Heywood, Philip Whitchurch

Beyond 2000

Starring: Simon Reeve, Tracey Curro, Bryan Smith

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 September 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
  • September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Translation Day
  • Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
  • RC Saints - Saint Jerome
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Simone Signoret: German-born actress, winner of the Best Actress Oscar for "Room At the Top" and the Best Foreign Film Award for "Madame Rosa" in 1977.
  • Charles Richter: American geologist and seismologist, a researcher on the magnitude of earthquakes along with their geography and statistics.
  • Charles F Richter: US seismologist (scale of R), dies at 85.
  • Heleb MacInnes: US spy writer (Affiliate in place), dies at 77.
Facts:
  • Howard Stern gets fired from WNBC AM (NY)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Searchers looking through rubble after killer earthquake in Mexico. Inset:, Chinese leaders Deng Xia
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8977
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Deng Xiaoping -- Sep. 23, 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 ?

Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man

Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action/platform

Delta 16

Delta 16

Platform: Commodore 16 Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Amersoft

Gunfright

Gunfright

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX, Xbox One

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: U.S. Gold

Hang-On

Platform: Arcade, Sega SG-1000, Sega Master System, Sega Saturn, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

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Psi 5 Trading Company

Psi 5 Trading Company

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Space trading game

Publisher: Accolade


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