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Sunday 5 May 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hillary Flora and Tia Shipman. In that special week of May people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Kiss of the Spider Woman, directed by Hector Babenco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Glitz by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Master of the Lamps or Baraduke.
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What the sky looked like on 5 May 1985

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Movies

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

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy

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Pale Rider

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Sydney Penny

Country: United States

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Disciples of the 36th Chamber

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Hou Hsiao, Chia-Hui Liu, Lily Li, Jason Pai Piao

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Aar Paar

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Rozina, Utpal Dutt, Nuton

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Rustlers' Rhapsody

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith

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TV Series

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

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

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Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

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Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 May 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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Facts:
  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan joins German Chancellor Helmut Kohl for a controversial funeral service at a cemetery in Bitburg, Germany, which includes the graves of 59 elite S.S. troops from World War II.
  • The FBI brings charges against the suspected heads of the five Mafia families in New York City.
  • Fire engulfs a wooden stand at the Valley Parade stadium in Bradford, England, during a football match, killing 56.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 05, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Glitz

By: Elmore Leonard

“Intense….A higher caliber of entertainment.”—New York TimesElmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the best possible way. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir tale of

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Inside, Outside

By: Herman Wouk

This novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Marjorie Morningstar" and "The Caine Mutiny" describes the cultural conflicts in the life of David Goodkind, Special Assistant to the US President during

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Family Album

By: Danielle Steel

Through forty years—from Hollywood's golden days in World War II to the present—Faye Price would create first a career as a legendary actress, then a family, and

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Once Upon A Time

By: Gloria Vanderbilt

Once Upon a Time: A True Story, 1985 BCE, by Gloria Vanderbilt. Hardcover with dust jacket, 301 pages, published by Alfred A.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baraduke

Baraduke

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa (Sharp X68000)

Nightshade

Nightshade

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Micro MSX Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game; Maze game

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Cross Country USA

Cross Country USA

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Didatech

Master of the Lamps

Master of the Lamps

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Activision

Chimera

Chimera

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Firebird

Home videos

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

Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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An Officer and a Duck

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Donald's Bee Pictures

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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