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Sunday November 3, 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 3, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tyler Hansbrough and Mariel Madrid. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Runaway Train, directed by Andrey Konchalovskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Contact by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Arsenal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cross Country USA or Tehkan Gridiron Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 3 November 1985

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Runaway Train

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner

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Letter to Brezhnev

Directed by: Chris Bernard

Starring: Peter Firth, Alfred Molina, Tracy Marshak-Nash, Alexandra Pigg

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Once Bitten

Directed by: Howard Storm

Starring: Lauren Hutton, Jim Carrey, Karen Kopins, Cleavon Little

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Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy, Dara Singh

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That Was Then... This Is Now

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Craig Sheffer, Larry B. Scott, Matthew Dudley

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TV Series

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Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Der Sohn des Schützen

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Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 November 1985 ?

  • St. Pirmin
  • Japan - Culture Day (post 1946), Emperors Birthday (pre 1946)
  • St. Winifred
  • Also see November 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Vulganius
Famous Birthdays:
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  • Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament

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Sport Games on 3 November 1985

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers : 16 - 10
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Buffalo Bills : 23 - 17
  • Cleveland Browns - Pittsburgh Steelers : 9 - 10
  • Denver Broncos - San Diego Chargers : 10 - 30
See all American Football game results of 3 November 1985

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 03, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1985 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
  2. Miami Vice Theme - Jan Hammer
  3. Saving All My Love For You - Whitney Houston
  4. Head Over Heels - Tears For Fears
  5. Take On Me - A-Ha
  6. You Belong To The City - Glenn Frey
  7. Starship - We Built This City
  8. Fortress Around Your Heart - Sting
  9. Lovin' Every Minute Of It - Loverboy
  10. Be Near Me - ABC
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
  2. Cameo - Single Life
  3. Freddie Jackson - You Are My Lady
  4. I'll Be Good - Rene & Angela
  5. Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show
  6. Maurice White - Stand By Me
  7. The Oak Tree - Morris Day
  8. You Wear It Well - El DeBarge With DeBarge
  9. Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who
  10. Everybody Dance - Ta Mara & The Seen
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. The Power Of Love - Jennifer Rush
  2. Midge Ure - If I Was
  3. Colonel Abrams - Trapped
  4. Take On Me - A-ha
  5. Red Box - Lean On Me (Ah-Li-Ayo)


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


By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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By: Anthony Summers

She was born Norma Jeane but the world knew and loved her as Marilyn. Her life was one of unprecedented fame and private misery, her death a tragedy surrounded by mysteries.

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By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

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Lonesome Dove

By: Larry McMurtry

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Master of Magic

Master of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Cross Country USA

Cross Country USA

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Didatech

Ice Palace

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

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Tehkan Gridiron Fight

Tehkan Gridiron Fight

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Home videos

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

Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Charlie the Lonesome Cougar

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Nesting

Studio: Warner Home Video

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The Best Years of Our Lives

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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The Care Bears Movie

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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