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Thursday 3 October 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. 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. Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Clementine's Enchanted Journey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing NFL Challenge or Doctor Who and the Warlord.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States

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After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom

Country: United States

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Teen Wolf

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti

Country: United States

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Better Off Dead...

Directed by: Savage Steve Holland

Starring: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Vid Kids

Country: Canada

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The Brothers MacGregor

Written by: Julian Roach, John Stevenson

Starring: Malcolm Hebden, Paul Barber, Jean Heywood, Philip Whitchurch

Beyond 2000

Starring: Simon Reeve, Tracey Curro, Bryan Smith

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 October 1985 ?

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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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Books

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

Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“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.

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The Amateurs

By: David Halberstam

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

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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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Dancing In The Light

By: Shirley MacLaine

Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

NFL Challenge

Genre: Sports, American football

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A-Train

Platform: Windows, Mac, Amiga, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, FM-7, Mega Drive, MSX2, NES, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Virtual Console

Genre: Vehicle Simulation Game

Publisher: JP Artdink; NA Maxis; EU Ocean Software

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Arm Wrestling

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Doctor Who and the Warlord

Doctor Who and the Warlord

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: text based adventure

Publisher: BBC Software

Flashgal

Flashgal

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega


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