Thursday November 07, 1985

US date format: 11/7/1985, UK date format: 7/11/1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 7, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tom Croft and Lucas Neff. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Rocky IV, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Depths Of Glory by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Arsenal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Dan or Hacker.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Rocky IV

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

One Magic Christmas

Directed by: Phillip Borsos

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill

White Nights

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Jerzy Skolimowski, Helen Mirren

King Solomon's Mines

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom, John Rhys-Davies

Bad Medicine

Directed by: Harvey Miller

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Alan Arkin, Julie Hagerty, Bill Macy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 07, 1985?


    Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Willibrord
  • Russia - day of the October Revolution (1917) in the Gregorian Calendar, unofficially commemorated
  • Northern Catalonia - National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees.
  • Also see November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

TV Series

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

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Depths Of Glory

By: Irving Stone

A fictional biography of Camille Pissarro, a central figure of the Impressionist movement. It explores the artist's relationship with other great painters of the time, including Degas, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Cezanne

Texas

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 …

The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler

“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

Lonesome Dove

By: Larry McMurtry

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel

Living With The Kennedys

By: Marcia Chellis

Living With the Kennedys The Joan Kennedy Story

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hacker

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari XL/XE, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC (MS-DOS), Macintosh, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle/Strategy

Publisher: Activision

The Earth Fighter Rayieza

Platform: NEC PC-8801 FM-7 Sharp X1 MSX Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Enix Nintendo (Family Computer)

Dynamite Dan

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Atari 8-bit family, Tandy Color Computer 3

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

Gunfright

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX, Xbox One

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: U.S. Gold


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