Sunday January 06, 1985, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1985, UK date format: 6/1/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amalie Bruun and Christielle Burbach. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. The Falcon and the Snowman, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A-Train or The Dungeon of Doom / The Dungeon Revealed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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The Falcon and the Snowman

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Pat Hingle, Joyce Van Patten

The New Kids

Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham

Starring: Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin, James Spader, John Philbin

Body Double

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Country: United States of America

The Razor's Edge

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, Catherine Hicks

Crimes of Passion

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison, Gordon Hunt

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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Sport Games on January 06, 1985

Sport Games on January 06, 1985


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pogo 1104

Drei reizende Schwestern

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

By: Douglas Adams

Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

Illusions Of Love

By: Cynthia Freeman

Do we make our own destinies? Can we alter the courses of our lives?Cynthia Freeman’s New York Times bestselling novel will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a second

Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

By: Lewis Grizzard

The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Amstrad CPC by Trevor Inns, Amstrad PCW by Trevor Inns, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Edge Games

The Pawn

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Sinclair QL, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Project Space Station

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: HESware

A-Train

Platform: Windows, Mac, Amiga, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, FM-7, Mega Drive, MSX2, NES, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Virtual Console

Genre: Vehicle Simulation Game

Publisher: JP Artdink; NA Maxis; EU Ocean Software

The Dungeon of Doom / The Dungeon Revealed

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Roguelike dungeon crawl

Publisher: Woodrose Editions


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