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Friday February 8, 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Liza Pastor and Jeremy Davis. In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. Brazil, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Project Space Station or City Connection.
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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1985

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Movies

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

Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States

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Angry Harvest

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elisabeth Trissenaar, Wojciech Pszoniak, Gerd Baltus

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Zamana

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Poonam Dhillon, Ranjeeta Kaur

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Martin's Day

Directed by: Alan Gibson

Starring: Richard Harris, Lindsay Wagner, James Coburn, Justin Henry

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Fuk sing go jiu

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Charlie Chin, Stanley Sui-Fan Fung, Richard Ng

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pogo 1104

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Drei reizende Schwestern

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Dodger, Bonzo and the Rest

Rädda Joppe - död eller levande

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tom Greenway: Actor (Miami Story), dies of a heart attack at 75.
  • Marvin Miller: American actor (Michael Anthony of The Millionaire), dies at age 71 (born 1913).
  • William Lyons: English businessman co-founded Jaguar Cars (d. 1985).
Facts:
  • Opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea.
  • Michael Gross swims world record 800 metre freestyle (7:38.75).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

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Glitz

By: Elmore Leonard

“Intense….A higher caliber of entertainment.”—New York TimesElmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the best possible way. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir tale of

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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Action Biker

Action Biker

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Konami

Poly Play

Poly Play

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Various

Publisher: VEB Polytechnik

Project Space Station

Project Space Station

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: HESware

City Connection

Platform: Arcade NES MSX Virtual Console Arcade Archives(PS4)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco, Kitcorp, HAMSTER

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Sure Thing

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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House on Haunted Hill

Studio: Key Video

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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