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Wednesday 9 January 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Céline Bosquet and Mélissa Laveaux. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Fandango, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commando or King's Valley.
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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1985

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Movies

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

Fandango

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, Sam Robards, Chuck Bush

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Hail Mary

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Myriem Roussel, Thierry Rode, Philippe Lacoste, Manon Andersen

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Tomboy

Directed by: Herb Freed

Starring: Betsy Russell, Gerard Christopher, Kristi Somers, Richard Erdman

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The Falcon and the Snowman

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Pat Hingle, Joyce Van Patten

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The New Kids

Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham

Starring: Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin, James Spader, John Philbin

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TV Series

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

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pogo 1104

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Drei reizende Schwestern

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Mayer: German-English businessman and philanthropist (d. 1985).
Facts:
  • Flames set NHL record 264th regular season game without being shut-out

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Son Of The Morning Star

By: Evan S. Connell

Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

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Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

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

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The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

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Nutcracker

By: E. T. A. Hoffmann

"A classic, new and complete. One of the ten best illustrated children's books of the year."-- New York Times Book ReviewThe tale of Nutcracker, written by E.T.A.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deathstar

Deathstar

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro

Genre: Sinistar clone (multi-directional shoot 'em up)

Publisher: Superior Software[3] Blue Ribbon

King's Valley

King's Valley

Platform: MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

I'm Sorry

I'm Sorry

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Super Mario

Super Mario

Platform: Game & Watch Game Boy Advance Game Boy Game Boy Color GameCube Nintendo 3DS Nintendo 64 Nintendo DS Nintendo Entertainment System Super Nintendo Entertainment System Wii Wii U; Game & Watch; Game Boy

Genre: Platform, fantasy

Publisher: Nintendo

Commando

Commando

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 2600, Intellivision, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Virtual Console, PlayStation 3, X

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Home videos

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

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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The Emerald Forest

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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Beverly Hills Cop

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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The Nesting

Studio: Warner Home Video

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