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Thursday 5 December 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frankie Muniz and André-Pierre Gignac. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Broken Wings by Mr. Mister. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Out of Africa, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while What'S Bred In The Bone by Robertson Davies was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floyd on Fish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Skulle or Rambo.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Out of Africa

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer

Country: United States

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Rocky IV

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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To Live and Die in L.A.

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow

Country: United States

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Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton

Country: United States

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Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Floyd on Fish

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hard Labeur

Starring: Nora Barten, Roger Bolders, Sjarel Branckaerts, Dirk Celis

Country: Belgium

Yume no Hoshi no Button Nose

Country: Japan


Starring: Anna Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1985 ?

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
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  • Dow Jones Industrial Average rises above the 1500 level for first time.

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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1985?

Life magazine


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

What'S Bred In The Bone

By: Robertson Davies

At once ingenious and powerful, What's Bred in the Bone holds the usual rich mixture of Davies' delights.

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By: James A. Michener

Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative ...

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By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Skulle

Dragon Skulle

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game


Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Atari Games, Elite Systems, Mindscape

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Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Ocean Software

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

Genre: Wargame

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

Back to the Future

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

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