Saturday December 07, 1985

US date format: 12/7/1985, UK date format: 7/12/1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 7, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Dean Ambrose and David Kadouch. 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 What'S Bred In The Bone by Robertson Davies was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Cutting Room. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge or Rags to Riches.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial

Events

  • 51st Heisman Trophy Award: Bo Jackson, Auburn (RB).
  • US space shuttle Atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly Air Force Base.

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Movies

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The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Country: United States of America

The Trip to Bountiful

The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

Star Knight

Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Fernando Rey, Maria Lamor

A Room with a View

A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands

Country: United States of America

Clue

Clue

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

Days to next December 07

If December 07, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 9 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 14 days.
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Books

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What'S Bred In The Bone by Robertson Davies

What'S Bred In The Bone

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

Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin

Charles & Diana

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Illustrated with thirty-two pages of photographs, this in-depth, intimate portrait of the future royalty of England draws on interviews with family, friends, confidants, and associates of the royal couple.

Secrets by Danielle Steel

Secrets

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Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Galapagos

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“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—The New York Times Book ReviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chaos: The Battle of Wizards

Chaos: The Battle of Wizards

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Games Workshop

Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge

Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Rags to Riches

Rags to Riches

Platform: C64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Melody Hall Publishing Corp

Law of the West

Law of the West

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, NES (In Japan Only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)

Everyone's A Wally

Everyone's A Wally

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mikro-Gen


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