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Wednesday December 4, 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 4, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Carlos Gomez. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Broken Wings by Mr. Mister. In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. The Color Purple, directed by Steven Spielberg, 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 The Cutting Room. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Last V8 or Project Space Station.
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What the sky looked like on 4 December 1985

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Movies

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

The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Country: United States

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The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

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Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Fernando Rey, Maria Lamor

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A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands

Country: United States

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Clue

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 December 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
  • R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
  • Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
  • International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
  • Navy Day in India
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Les Miserables opens at Palace Theatre, London
  • President Reagan appoints Vice Admiral John Poindexter as security adviser
  • US President Ronald Reagan appoints Vice Admiral John Poindexter as security adviser.
  • French President Francois Mitterrand receives Polish leader Jaruzelski.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 04, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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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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House

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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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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On The Road With Charles Kuralt

By: Charles Kuralt

Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Project Space Station

Project Space Station

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: HESware

The Legend of Kage

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Family Computer/NES, MSX, Virtual Console, X1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP/NA Taito; JP Square Enix (3DSVC); EU Imagine Studios (CPC/C64)

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MUD2

MUD2

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Benny Hill's Madcap Chase

Benny Hill's Madcap Chase

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: dk'tronics

The Last V8

The Last V8

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mastertronics

Home videos

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

An Officer and a Duck

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Best Years of Our Lives

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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The Legend of Lobo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Race with the Devil

Studio: Key Video

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