Thursday January 03, 1985

US date format: 1/3/1985, UK date format: 3/1/1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 3, 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 Laura Zuniga and Nicole Beharie. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston 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 Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gyromite or Chuckie Egg 2.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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Events

  • Azharuddin scores 110 in first Test innings.
  • Israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews.

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Movies

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The Falcon and the Snowman

The Falcon and the Snowman

Directed by: John Schlesinger

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

The New Kids

The New Kids

Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham

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

1984

1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

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

Country: United States of America

Garbo Talks

Garbo Talks

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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

Body Double

Body Double

Directed by: Brian De Palma

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Pushing Up Daisies

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

Days to next January 03

If January 03, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 8 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 9 days.
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Books

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Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Lincoln

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

Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind

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Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey

Strong Medicine

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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

Illusions Of Love by Cynthia Freeman

Illusions Of Love

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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

Moses The Kitten by James Herriot

Moses The Kitten

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A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mail Order Monsters

Mail Order Monsters

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Gyromite

Gyromite

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Monty on the Run

Monty on the Run

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 16, ZX Spectrum, Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: EU Gremlin Graphics; JP Jaleco

Chuckie Egg 2

Chuckie Egg 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga

Genre: Arcade game, Adventure game

Publisher: A&F Software Pick & Choose

One Man and His Droid

One Man and His Droid

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, C16, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Mastertronic


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