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Monday April 8, 1985

US date format: 4/8/1985, UK date format: 8/4/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 8, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marie Marchand-Arvier and Patrick Schliwa. In that special week of April 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. The Return of the Living Dead, directed by Dan O'Bannon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lady Blue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ring King or Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder.
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Movies

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The Return of the Living Dead

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Country: United States of America

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Stick

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, George Segal, Charles Durning

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Directed by: Emmett Alston

Starring: Shô Kosugi, Brent Huff, Emilia Crow, Blackie Dammett

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Mata Hari

Directed by: Curtis Harrington

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Christopher Cazenove, Oliver Tobias, Gaye Brown

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Arjun

Directed by: Rahul Rawail

Starring: Sunny Deol, Dimple Kapadia, Raj Kiran, Anupam Kher

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TV Series

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

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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The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Leader of the Pack opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 120 performances
  • Amdahl releases UTS/V, first mainframe Unix operating system.
  • Bhopal disaster: India files suit against Union Carbide for the disaster which killed an estimated 2,000 and injured another 200,000.

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Books

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

Hotel Du Lac

By: Anita Brookner

In the novel that won her the Booker Prize and established her international reputation, Anita Brookner finds a new vocabulary for framing the eternal question "Why love?"

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Mindbend

By: Robin Cook

Future doctor Adam Schonberg loved his wife. That was why he took a job with the giant drug firm Arolen, for the money he needed for their coming baby.His

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The Hunt For Red October

By: Tom Clancy

Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

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Son Of The Morning Star

By: Evan S. Connell

Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4-D Warriors

4-D Warriors

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Sega

Desert Fox

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

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Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Platform: Amiga; Commodore 64; Apple II; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Ring King

Ring King

Platform: Arcade Nintendo Entertainment System MSX2 Mobile phone

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Woodplace, Inc. Data East Namco

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?

Ghostbusters

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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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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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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