Tuesday January 1, 1985, NewYear’s Day

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

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1985). 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 Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ballyhoo or Battle City.
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What the sky looked like on 1 January 1985

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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 of America

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Garbo Talks

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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

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Body Double

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Country: United States of America

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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 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
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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Planetary positions on January 01, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Strong Medicine

By: Arthur Hailey

Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

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Heritage

By: Abba Eban

A magnificently illustrated, superbly written history and the companion volume to the award-winning PBS television series Heritage, narrated by Abba Eban and viewed by some 50 million Americans.

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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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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle City

Battle City

Platform: Family Computer, Game Boy, Arcade (Nintendo VS. System), Sharp X1, Virtual Console (Wii and Wii U)

Genre: Action, Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

Dynamite Dan

Dynamite Dan

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

Grand National

Grand National

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Elite Systems

Cyclone

Cyclone

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Vortex Software

Ballyhoo

Ballyhoo

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Home videos

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

Rainbow Brite

Studio: Children's Video Library

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Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Ghostbusters

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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