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What Happened on February 01, 1985

US date format: 2/1/1985, UK date format: 1/2/1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jodi Gordon and David Ousted. In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Fuk sing go jiu, directed by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Legend of Kage or Talisman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 February 1985

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Movies

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

Fuk sing go jiu

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Charlie Chin, Stanley Sui-Fan Fung, Richard Ng

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Vision Quest

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling, Ronny Cox

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The Mean Season

Directed by: Phillip Borsos

Starring: Kurt Russell, Mariel Hemingway, Richard Jordan, Richard Masur

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The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Country: United States

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Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pogo 1104

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Drei reizende Schwestern

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It

Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Cards trade D Green, Jose Uribe, Dave LaPoint to Giants for Jack Clark
  • -61 degrees F (-52 degrees C), Maybell, Colorado (state record).
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Tiffany Chin.
  • -69 degrees F (-56 degrees C), Peter's Sink, Utah (state record).

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 01, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Pieces Of My Mind

By: Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

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The Weaker Vessel

By: Antonia Fraser

"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

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First Among Equals

By: Jeffrey Archer

Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

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The Brain

By: Richard M. Restak

Neurologist and best-selling author Richard Restak puts readers in touch with the latest scientific findings about the most complex and inscrutable object in creation--the human brain.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier

Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore Amiga, MSX

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Software Projects

Jason's Gem

Jason's Gem

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mastertronic

The Legend of Kage

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Family Computer/NES, MSX, Virtual Console, X1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP/NA Taito; JP Square Enix (3DSVC); EU Imagine Studios (CPC/C64)

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Dragontorc

Dragontorc

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Talisman

Talisman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Windows, Mobile

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Games Workshop

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Return to Oz

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Legend of Lobo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Ghostbusters

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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