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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 and Shontelle Layne. 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 The Red Fox by Anthony Hyde was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Clementine's Enchanted Journey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Benny Hill's Madcap Chase or Arnhen.
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 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 Red Fox

By: Anthony Hyde

Soviet affairs specialist Robert Thorne receives a strange message from May Brightman, a woman he had been due to marry twenty years earlier. It

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The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

By: Dominick Dunne

When Navy ensign Billy Grenville, heir to a vast New York fortune, sees showgirl Ann Arden on the dance floor, it is love at first sight.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle City

Platform: Family Computer, Game Boy, Arcade (Nintendo VS. System), Sharp X1, Virtual Console (Wii and Wii U)

Genre: Action, Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Benny Hill's Madcap Chase

Benny Hill's Madcap Chase

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: dk'tronics

Dig Dug II

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, Famicom Disk System, Wii Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bandai

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Ballyhoo

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Arnhen

Arnhen

Platform: MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: SSI (U.S.), CCS (U.K.)


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