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Thursday 3 October 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 3, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Courtney Lee . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except, directed by Josh Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Common Ground by J. Anthony Lukas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mach Rider or Psi 5 Trading Company.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 3 October 1985

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Movies

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

Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except

Directed by: Josh Becker

Starring: Robert Rickman, John Manfredi, Timothy Patrick Quill, Sam Raimi

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Miranda

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Serena Grandi, Andrea Occhipinti, Franco Interlenghi, Andy J. Forest

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Sweet Dreams

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon

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Wuthering Heights

Directed by: Jacques Rivette

Starring: Fabienne Babe, Lucas Belvaux, Sandra Montaigu, Alice de Poncheville

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Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

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In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

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Stingray

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Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 October 1985 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 21st Shuttle Mission (51J) - Atlantis 1-all-military flight launched
  • Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) adopts constitution
  • Pope John Paul II declares Titus Brandsma divine
  • South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands adopts constitution
  • The Space Shuttle Atlantis makes its maiden flight. (Mission STS-51-J)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 03, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
  2. Kool & The Gang - Cherish
  3. Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
  4. A-Ha - Take On Me
  5. Madonna - Dress You Up
  6. Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
  7. Wham! - Freedom
  8. Lonely Ol' Night - John Cougar Mellencamp
  9. Dancing In The Street - Mick Jagger & David Bowie
  10. Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Dancing In The Street - David Bowie & Mick Jagger
  2. Bonnie Tyler - Holding Out For A Hero
  3. Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
  4. UB40 featuring Chrissie Hynde - I Got You Babe
  5. Baltimora - Tarzan Boy

Books

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

Common Ground

By: J. Anthony Lukas

Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.

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The Cider House Rules

By: John Irving

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.

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The Secrets Of Harry Bright

By: Joseph Wambaugh

All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

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The Fourth Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

Retired police detective chief Edward Delaney is called back to the force to hunt a killer who’s crazy like a fox On a rainy November night, Dr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mach Rider

Platform: Arcade, NES/Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Nintendo

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A Mind Forever Voyaging

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom, Activision (Commodore 128 version)

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Psi 5 Trading Company

Psi 5 Trading Company

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Space trading game

Publisher: Accolade

Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time

Platform: Apple II; Atari ST; Commodore 64; DOS; Mac OS

Genre: Point-and-click adventure game

Publisher: Activision

Lode Runner's Rescue

Lode Runner's Rescue

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Synapse Software

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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The Falcon and the Snowman

Studio: Vestron Video

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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Return to Oz

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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