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Friday 8 November 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jack Osbourne and Emmi Parviainen. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floyd on Fish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Bloodaxe or Mach Rider.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim

Country: United States

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Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 8 November 1985

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 November 1985 ?

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Facts:
  • Atlantis moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-B mission

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“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.

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Secrets

By: Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

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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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House

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brian Bloodaxe

Brian Bloodaxe

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, Amstrad CPC 464 by Trevor Inns

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: The Edge Software

Mach Rider

Platform: Arcade, NES/Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Nintendo

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The Bard's Tale

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-9801

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts & Ariolasoft (Europe)

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Hex

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

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Cyclone

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Vortex Software

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