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 birth chart on December 8, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dwight Howard and Josh Donaldson. 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 The Two Mrs. Grenvilles by Dominick Dunne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Cutting Room. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Paradroid or Law of the West.
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Movies

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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

Directed by: Peter Masterson

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

Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

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

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

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 08, 1985?


    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
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
  • See all American Football game results of December 08, 1985

TV Series

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

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

By: Dominick Dunne

When Navy ensign Billy Grenville, heir to a vast New York fortune, sees showgirl Ann Arden on the dance floor, it is love at first sight.

Lucky

By: Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

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 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.

Shoot Low, Boys - They'Re Ridin' Shetland Ponies

By: Lewis Grizzard

From New York Times Bestselling Author Lewis Grizzard ...John Wayne had it. True Grit, that is. Bestselling humorist and philosopher Lewis Grizzard looked for other Americans with true grit.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes, C64 Direct-to-TV, Virtual Console, iOS (ZX Spectrum Elite Collection)

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Puzzle

Publisher: Hewson Consultants, Jester Interactive Publishing

Norway 1985

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

My Hero/Seishun Scandal

Platform: Arcade Sega Master System

Genre: beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Ocean Software

Law of the West

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)


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