Sunday December 01, 1985

US date format: 12/1/1985, UK date format: 1/12/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 1, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Janelle Monáe and Svetlana Shusterman. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Separate Lives by Phil Collins. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. A Room with a View, directed by James Ivory, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Flashgal or Master of the Lamps.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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Events

  • STS 61-C vehicle moves to launch pad
  • The Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable car models are released for sale to the US public.

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Movies

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A Room with a View

A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands

Country: United States of America

Clue

Clue

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States of America

Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen

Country: United States of America

Enemy Mine

Enemy Mine

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus

Country: United States of America

Trouble in Mind

Trouble in Mind

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Keith Carradine, Lori Singer, Geneviève Bujold

Sport Games on December 01, 1985

Sport Games on December 01, 1985


NFL

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - San Diego Chargers : 7 - 40
  • Cleveland Browns - New York Giants : 35 - 33
  • Denver Broncos - Pittsburgh Steelers : 31 - 23
  • Houston Oilers - Cincinnati Bengals : 27 - 45
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Seattle Seahawks : 6 - 24
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TV Series

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Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Days to next December 01

If December 01, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 9 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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House by Tracy Kidder

House

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Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin

Charles & Diana

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Illustrated with thirty-two pages of photographs, this in-depth, intimate portrait of the future royalty of England draws on interviews with family, friends, confidants, and associates of the royal couple.

The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice

The Vampire Lestat

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Lestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice’s enthralling novel is a creature of the darkest and richest imagination. Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now a rock

Common Ground by J. Anthony Lukas

Common Ground

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Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Galapagos

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“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—The New York Times Book ReviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Flashgal

Flashgal

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

Master of Magic

Master of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

Master of the Lamps

Master of the Lamps

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Activision

The Great American Cross-Country Road Race

The Great American Cross-Country Road Race

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 01, 1985?

On December 01, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 01, 1985?

On December 01, 1985 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 01, 1985?

On December 01, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 01, 1985?

On December 01, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 01, 1985?

On December 01, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 01, 1985?

On December 01, 1985 several famous people were born including, Janelle Monáe, Svetlana Shusterman, Philip DeFranco.

What was the number one song in December 01, 1985?

The number one song in the week of December 01, 1985 was Separate Lives by Phil Collins in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush in UK.

What were the top hits on December 01, 1985?

The top hits on December 01, 1985 were Separate Lives by Phil Collins, We Built This City by Starship, Broken Wings by Mr. Mister in US and The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush, A Good Heart by Feargal Sharkey, Take On Me by A-ha in UK.


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