Sunday December 08, 1985

US date format: 12/8/1985, UK date format: 8/12/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 8, 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 Dwight Howard and Meagan Duhamel. 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 Nonterraqueous or Monty is Innocent.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1985, at December 08 across the years or at December 1985 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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Events

  • 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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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

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

Runaway Train

Runaway Train

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner

Sport Games on December 08, 1985

Sport Games on December 08, 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
  • Indianapolis Colts - Chicago Bears : 10 - 17
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TV Series

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

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Inside

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

How old am I?

If December 08, 1985 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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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?

Battle City

Battle City

Platform: Family Computer, Game Boy, Arcade (Nintendo VS. System), Sharp X1, Virtual Console (Wii and Wii U)

Genre: Action, Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

Nonterraqueous

Nonterraqueous

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Mastertronic

Bounces

Bounces

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting/Sports

Publisher: Beyond ‑ Challenging Software

Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Gyroscope

Gyroscope

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

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Melbourne House

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 08, 1985?

On December 08, 1985 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 08, 1985?

On December 08, 1985 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 08, 1985?

On December 08, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 08, 1985?

On December 08, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 08, 1985?

On December 08, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 08, 1985?

On December 08, 1985 several famous people were born including, Dwight Howard, Josh Donaldson, Meagan Duhamel.

What was the number one song in December 08, 1985?

The number one song in the week of December 08, 1985 was Broken Wings by Mr. Mister in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston in UK.

What were the top hits on December 08, 1985?

The top hits on December 08, 1985 were Broken Wings by Mr. Mister, Separate Lives by Phil Collins, We Built This City by Starship in US and Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston, Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin' Stevens, Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid in UK.


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