Monday September 02, 1985

US date format: 9/2/1985, UK date format: 2/9/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 2, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Yani Gellman and Keith Galloway. In that special week of September people in US were listening to St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) by John Parr. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Stir Crazy, directed by Sidney Poitier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Imhotep or Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
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Events

  • Betsy King wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

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Movies

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Stir Crazy

Stir Crazy

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States of America

Three Men and a Cradle

Three Men and a Cradle

Directed by: Coline Serreau

Starring: Roland Giraud, Michel Boujenah, André Dussollier, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu

Creator

Creator

Directed by: Ivan Passer

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Mariel Hemingway, Vincent Spano, Virginia Madsen

Streetwalkin'

Streetwalkin'

Directed by: Joan Freeman

Starring: Melissa Leo, Dale Midkiff, Leon, Antonio Fargas

After Hours

After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Stingray

Stingray

Watchdog

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

Days to next September 02

If September 02, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

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Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

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More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

The Amateurs by David Halberstam

The Amateurs

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"Astonishing . . . Moving . . . One of the best books ever written about a sport." *Walter Clemons Newsweek"A PENETRATING, FASCINATING AND REMARKABLY SUSPENSEFUL NARRATIVE."

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Cider House Rules

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First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Imhotep

Imhotep

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier

Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore Amiga, MSX

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Software Projects

Ikki

Ikki

Platform: Arcade Famicom Microsoft Windows Virtual Console[1] PlayStation (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1) PlayStation Network (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1)[2] Mobile phone PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco (arcade version) Sunsoft

Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge

Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge

Platform: C64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Martech

Master of Magic

Master of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension


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