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Friday 1 March 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include J Leman and Andreas Ottl. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. Mask, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Johann Sebastian Bach. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dread Dragon Droom or Repulse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

FTV

Written by: Chris Bearde

Starring: Bill Bentley, Freddie Jackson, Stephanie Mills

Country: United States

Tales from Fat Tulip's Garden

Starring: Tony Robinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Club MTV

Starring: Rozie Bacchi, Downtown Julie Brown, Brigid Goode, Heather S. Michaels

Country: United States

Movies

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

Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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The Sure Thing

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Anthony Edwards

Country: United States

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Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 March 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
  • Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center
  • Milwaukee businessman Herb Kohl purchases the Milwaukee Bucks.
  • Pentagon accepts theory that atomic war would cause a nuclear winter.

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Books

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

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 Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

By: George Burns

Enjoy Dr Burns!

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cosmic Wartoad

Cosmic Wartoad

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean

Racing Destruction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Electronic Arts & Ariolasoft (Europe)

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Dragon Skulle

Dragon Skulle

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

Dread Dragon Droom

Dread Dragon Droom

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Archimedes, Risc PC

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humberside

Repulse

Repulse

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter


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