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), 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 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 Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Déjà Vu or Nodes of Yesod.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 105th US Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (76 63 64)
  • Discovery flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
  • Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship
  • Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with 4,191 hits.
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Movies

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Stir Crazy

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

Three Men and a Cradle

Directed by: Coline Serreau

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

Creator

Creator

Directed by: Ivan Passer

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

Streetwalkin'

Streetwalkin'

Directed by: Joan Freeman

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

After Hours

After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

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

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on September 08, 1985

Sport Games on September 08, 1985


NFL

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

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The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Stingray

Stingray

Watchdog

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

Days to next September 08

If September 08, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

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Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

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.

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

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More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

The Amateurs by David Halberstam

The Amateurs

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"Astonishing . . . Moving . . . One of the best books ever written about a sport." *Walter Clemons Newsweek"A PENETRATING, FASCINATING AND REMARKABLY SUSPENSEFUL NARRATIVE."

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Cider House Rules

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First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Déjà Vu

Déjà Vu

Platform: Apple IIGS, Macintosh; Atari ST; Commodore 64, Amiga; DOS; Game Boy Color; Microsoft Windows (Pocket PC); NES

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape Kemco (NES, GBC)

Gribbly's Day Out

Gribbly's Day Out

Platform: C64; Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Hex

Hex

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Law of the West

Law of the West

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)

Nodes of Yesod

Nodes of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Enterprise 64/128, iOS (Apple)

Genre: Maze; Platform


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