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Wednesday January 2, 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position 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 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 Law of the West or Macadam Bumper.
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What the sky looked like on 2 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

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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

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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 2 January 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.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
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Facts:
  • Australia beats West Indies by innings at Sydney Cricket Ground, Bob Holland 10 match wickets.
  • Egyptian President Mubarak re-appoints Coptic pope Shenuda III.
  • Nevada-Las Vegas beats Utah 142-140, highest college basketball score.
  • Undefeated Brigham Young University becomes college football champion.
  • 90th hat trick in New York Islanders' history-Brent Sutter.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 02, 1985 - Geocentric view

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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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Lincoln

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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Jitterbug Perfume

By: Tom Robbins

Jitterbug Perfume is an epic.Which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesn’t conclude until nine o’clock tonight (Paris time).It

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One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Macadam Bumper

Macadam Bumper

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, Oric-1/Atmos, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Personal Software Services (UK) Accolade (US)

4-D Warriors

4-D Warriors

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Sega

Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

Law of the West

Law of the West

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, NES (In Japan Only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)

Beach Head

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Access Software

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Home videos

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

The Sure Thing

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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An Officer and a Duck

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Care Bears Movie

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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