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Thursday 9 May 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Audrina Patridge and Chris Zylka. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Crazy For You by Madonna. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Once Upon A Time by Gloria Vanderbilt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Henderson Kids. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Pool or Pit Pot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf

Country: United States

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The Last Dragon

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Henderson Kids

Starring: Nicholas Eadie, Paul Smith, Nadine Garner, Mark Hennessy

Country: Australia

Las amazonas

Starring: Hilda Carrero, Eduardo Serrano, Julio Alcázar, Daniela Alvarado

Mapp & Lucia

Starring: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hono no Arupen Rôzu

Starring: Keiichi Nanba, Yoshino Takamori, Ken'yû Horiuchi, Shûichi Ikeda

Country: Japan

CBS Storybreak

Starring: Hamilton Camp, Brian Cummings, Michael Bell, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1985 ?

  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
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  • Edmond O'Brien, American actor (Sam Benedict, Johnny Midnight), dies at age 69 of Alzheimer's disease (born 1915).

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

Once Upon A Time

By: Gloria Vanderbilt

Once Upon a Time: A True Story, 1985 BCE, by Gloria Vanderbilt. Hardcover with dust jacket, 301 pages, published by Alfred A.

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Family Album

By: Danielle Steel

Through forty years—from Hollywood's golden days in World War II to the present—Faye Price would create first a career as a legendary actress, then a family, and

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Inside, Outside

By: Herman Wouk

This novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Marjorie Morningstar" and "The Caine Mutiny" describes the cultural conflicts in the life of David Goodkind, Special Assistant to the US President during

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The Lonely Silver Rain

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Lonely Silver Rain is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Addictive Games

Desert Fox

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

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Lunar Pool

Platform: NES, MSX, Virtual Console

Genre: Cue sports game

Publisher: Pony Canyon, Inc. (Japan) FCI (North America)

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Mail Order Monsters

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Pit Pot

Pit Pot

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Puzzle Action

Publisher: Sega

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