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Friday 6 December 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 6, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dulce María and Chutima Durongdej. 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 On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Cutting Room. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Who and the Warlord or The Halley Project.
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What the sky looked like on 6 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 6 December 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Burr Tillstrom: American entertainer, creator of "Kukla, Fran and Ollie" a popular puppet act.
  • Burleigh Grimes: American baseball player and manager (d. 1985).
Facts:
  • United Kingdom joins US Strategic Defence Initiative project.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 06, 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 ?

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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The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

By: Robert A. Heinlein

When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his table, Dr. Richard Ames is thrown headfirst into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions, where a plot to

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World'S Fair

By: E. L. Doctorow

"Something close to magic." The Los Angeles TimesThe astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas

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Lucky

By: Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dun Darach

Dun Darach

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Doctor Who and the Warlord

Doctor Who and the Warlord

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: text based adventure

Publisher: BBC Software

The Halley Project

Platform: Apple II Atari 8-bit family Commodore 64 Commodore Amiga

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Mindscape

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Delta 16

Delta 16

Platform: Commodore 16 Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Amersoft

Marsport

Marsport

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Home videos

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

House on Haunted Hill

Studio: Key Video

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What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Dumbo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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