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Thursday 3 January 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John David Booty American football quarterback and Mark Pontius. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Golden Oldie Picture Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hex or Nightshade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Man from Moscow

Written by: Andrew Carr

Directed by: Paul Seed

Starring: David Calder, Christopher Rozycki, Hetty Baynes, Harry Fielder

Hrvatski narodni preporod

Starring: Ena Begovic

Country: Croatia

Tatus

Starring: Tato Bores

Country: Argentina

Marina de noche

Starring: Cristina Murta, Rodolfo Ranni, Alicia Aller, Hilda Bernard

Country: Argentina

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Dune

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis

Country: United States

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Starman

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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The Cotton Club

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1985 ?

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
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
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Facts:
  • Azharuddin scores 110 in first Test innings.
  • Israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews.

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Books

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

Son Of The Morning Star

By: Evan S. Connell

Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

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Heritage

By: Abba Eban

A magnificently illustrated, superbly written history and the companion volume to the award-winning PBS television series Heritage, narrated by Abba Eban and viewed by some 50 million Americans.

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Pieces Of My Mind

By: Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

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Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4-D Warriors

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Sega

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Hex

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

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Ice Climber

Platform: Famicom/NES, NEC PC-8801, Sharp X1, Arcade, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy Advance, e-Reader, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Chimera

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

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Firebird

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Nightshade

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Micro MSX Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game; Maze game

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

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