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). 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 Be-Bop High School or Confuzion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

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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

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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

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Contact by Carl Sagan

Contact

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In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

Secrets by Danielle Steel

Secrets

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Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

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

On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

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Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

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?

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

Road Blaster

Platform: Arcade, MSX, Sega Mega-CD, LaserActive, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, 3DO, VHS, iOS, Sharp X68000, Windows

Genre: Interactive movie Vehicular combat

Publisher: Data East (arcade) Wolf Team, Renovation, Sega (Mega-CD) Ecseco (Saturn/PS1)

Déjà Vu

Platform: Apple IIGS, Macintosh; Atari ST; Commodore 64, Amiga; DOS; Game Boy Color; Microsoft Windows (Pocket PC); NES

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape Kemco (NES, GBC)

Confuzion

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress

Platform: Coleco Adam; ColecoVision; Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Activision


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