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Saturday 9 February 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Gallagher and Rachel Melvin. 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. Witness, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Brain by Richard M. Restak was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Paperboy or Psi 5 Trading Company.
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 ?

Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

Country: United States

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Boxcar Bertha

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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A Nightmare on Elm Street

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman

Starring: Rica Matsumoto, Takeshi Ishikawa, Haruki Hamada, Kazuoki Takahashi

Country: Japan

The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Comedy Break

Starring: Kevin Pollak, Jamie Alcroft, Mack Dryden, Marla Frumkin

Country: United States

FTV

Written by: Chris Bearde

Starring: Bill Bentley, Freddie Jackson, Stephanie Mills

Country: United States

Pob's Programme

Starring: Robin Stevens, Tony Armatrading, Brian Blessed, Cheryl Campbell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 February 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena is kidnapped and murdered in Mexico (his body is discovered March 5).

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Books

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

The Brain

By: Richard M. Restak

Neurologist and best-selling author Richard Restak puts readers in touch with the latest scientific findings about the most complex and inscrutable object in creation--the human brain.

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Moscow Rules

By: Robert Moss

Yuri Andropov is dead, and the shaky succession of Konstantin Chernenko leaves Russia in turmoil. Like many others Sasha Preobrazhensky has become disillusioned with Moscow. He

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Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

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Strong Medicine

By: Arthur Hailey

Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Autoduel

Autoduel

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Amiga

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Origin Systems

Paperboy

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Atari Games, Elite Systems, Mindscape

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Marsport

Marsport

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Psi 5 Trading Company

Psi 5 Trading Company

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Space trading game

Publisher: Accolade

Repulse

Repulse

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter


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