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Friday 4 October 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shontelle Layne and Shontelle . 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. Silver Bullet, directed by Daniel Attias, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Clementine's Enchanted Journey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackwyche or Little Computer People.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

Movies

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

Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim

Country: United States

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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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Better Off Dead...

Directed by: Savage Steve Holland

Starring: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 October 1985 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Shite Moslems claim to have killed hostage William Buckley
  • The Free Software Foundation is founded in Massachusetts, USA.
  • Henry G Perry completes 157-day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia.
  • Free Software Foundation is founded in Massachusetts, United States.

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Books

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

The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler

“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

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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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Too Much, Too Soon

By: Jacqueline Briskin

From Publishers Weekly Three beautiful British sisters come to live in San Francisco with their rich Uncle Gideon whose protege, Curt Ivory, is destined to claim the heart of one of the

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Last Wish

By: Betty Rollin

At a time when tempers flare over the Oregon assisted suicide law and Jack Kevorkian's physician-aid-in-dying, Last Wish, Betty Rollin's groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, is due for a rereading.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Action Biker

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

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Blackwyche

Blackwyche

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Little Computer People

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga Apple II PC-9801 PC-8801

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Activision

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Boffin

Boffin

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Addictive Games

Gyromite

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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