Wednesday January 02, 1985

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

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 2, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Damien Bodie and Heather O'Reilly. 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 So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dun Darach or Road Blaster.
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Movies

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The Falcon and the Snowman

Directed by: John Schlesinger

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

The New Kids

Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham

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

1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

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

Country: United States of America

Garbo Talks

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 02, 1985?


    Holidays

  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
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    Events

  • Australia beats West Indies by innings at Sydney Cricket Ground, Bob Holland 10 match wickets.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pogo 1104

Drei reizende Schwestern

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

By: Douglas Adams

Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

Illusions Of Love

By: Cynthia Freeman

Do we make our own destinies? Can we alter the courses of our lives?Cynthia Freeman’s New York Times bestselling novel will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a second

Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

By: Lewis Grizzard

The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dun Darach

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

The Rats

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Government simulation game / Text Adventure, Survival horror

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Platform: Apple II, MSX, Atari XL/XE, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure

Publisher: Epyx

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)

The Dungeon of Doom / The Dungeon Revealed

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Roguelike dungeon crawl

Publisher: Woodrose Editions


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