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Tuesday 1 January 1985, NewYear’s Day

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Carter (ice hockey) and Tiago Splitter. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. The Falcon and the Snowman, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lode Runner's Rescue or Buggy Boy.
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Movies

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

The Falcon and the Snowman

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Pat Hingle, Joyce Van Patten

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The New Kids

Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham

Starring: Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin, James Spader, John Philbin

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1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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Garbo Talks

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher, Catherine Hicks

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The Razor's Edge

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, Catherine Hicks

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TV Series

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

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1985 ?

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Facts:
  • International Youth Year begins
  • VH-1 made its broadcasting debut
  • The Internet's Domain Name System is created.
  • US's first manadatory seat belt law goes into effect (New York).
  • VH-1 premieres on US cable as an adult contemporary music video channel.

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Books

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

The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

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God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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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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Nutcracker

By: E. T. A. Hoffmann

"A classic, new and complete. One of the ten best illustrated children's books of the year."-- New York Times Book ReviewThe tale of Nutcracker, written by E.T.A.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Racing Destruction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Electronic Arts & Ariolasoft (Europe)

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Gribbly's Day Out

Gribbly's Day Out

Platform: C64; Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

MUD2

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

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Lode Runner's Rescue

Lode Runner's Rescue

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Synapse Software

Buggy Boy

Buggy Boy

Platform: Arcade; Commodore 64; ZX Spectrum; Amstrad CPC; Amiga; Atari ST

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Tatsumi; NA Data East

Home videos

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

The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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The Care Bears Movie

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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