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Sunday 8 December 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Josh Donaldson and Dwight Howard. 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. Clue, directed by Jonathan Lynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floyd on Fish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Power! or Flashgal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Floyd on Fish

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hard Labeur

Starring: Nora Barten, Roger Bolders, Sjarel Branckaerts, Dirk Celis

Country: Belgium

Yume no Hoshi no Button Nose

Country: Japan

Dotaman

Starring: Anna Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Clue

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn

Country: United States

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Out of Africa

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer

Country: United States

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Rocky IV

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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To Live and Die in L.A.

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow

Country: United States

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Re-Animator

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
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Facts:
  • Laurie Rinker / Larry Rinker wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • 60th Australian Women's Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (6-2, 4-6, 6-2).
  • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) established.

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Sport Games on 8 December 1985

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Kansas City Chiefs : 10 - 38
  • Cleveland Browns - Seattle Seahawks : 13 - 31
  • Dallas Cowboys - Cincinnati Bengals : 24 - 50
  • Detroit Lions - New England Patriots : 6 - 23
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev -- Dec. 2, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8987
  • Life: Space Missions

Books

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

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 ...

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Contact

By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

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Only One Woof

By: James Herriot

Gyp, a cheerful but always silent sheep dog, startles everyone with uncharacteristic behavior during the championship sheep dog trials.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Power!

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Durell Software

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Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision/Mastertronic

Flashgal

Flashgal

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

Lord of the Rings: Game One

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, BBC Micro, Dragon 32/64, Apple II, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS.

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

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