Sunday September 08, 1985

US date format: 9/8/1985, UK date format: 8/9/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 8, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yendi Phillipps and Megan Massacre. In that special week of September people in US were listening to St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) by John Parr. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Stir Crazy, directed by Sidney Poitier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Jubal Sackett by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-15 Strike Eagle or Rags to Riches.
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Stir Crazy

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States of America

Three Men and a Cradle

Directed by: Coline Serreau

Starring: Roland Giraud, Michel Boujenah, André Dussollier, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu

Creator

Directed by: Ivan Passer

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Mariel Hemingway, Vincent Spano, Virginia Madsen

Streetwalkin'

Directed by: Joan Freeman

Starring: Melissa Leo, Dale Midkiff, Leon, Antonio Fargas

After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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    Events

  • 105th US Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (76 63 64)
Sport Games on September 08, 1985

Sport Games on September 08, 1985


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    American Football
  • Denver Broncos - Los Angeles Rams : 16 - 20
  • Detroit Lions - Atlanta Falcons : 28 - 27
  • Green Bay Packers - New England Patriots : 20 - 26
  • Indianapolis Colts - Pittsburgh Steelers : 3 - 45
  • Kansas City Chiefs - New Orleans Saints : 47 - 27
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TV Series

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

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Stingray

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Jubal Sackett

By: Louis L'Amour

In Jubal Sackett, the second generation of Louis L’Amour’s great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land.

Jian

By: Eric Van Lustbader

HARDBACK

If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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.

Funny Money

By: Mark Singer

From esteemed New Yorker writer Mark Singer comes this cautionary tale of the Penn Square Bank, the oil and gas broker in an Oklahoma City shopping mall whose collapse in 1982

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge

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

Rags to Riches

Platform: C64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Melody Hall Publishing Corp

Law of the West

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)

Hex

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, PC-8801, Sega Game Gear, MSX, NES, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum, Arcade

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse


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