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Saturday 9 November 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 9, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jack Osbourne and Magda Apanowicz. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Rocky IV, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Arsenal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Arc of Yesod or Peter Pack Rat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1985 or at November 09 across the years.

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What the sky looked like on 9 November 1985

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Movies

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

Rocky IV

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States

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One Magic Christmas

Directed by: Phillip Borsos

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill

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White Nights

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Jerzy Skolimowski, Helen Mirren

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King Solomon's Mines

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom, John Rhys-Davies

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Bad Medicine

Directed by: Harvey Miller

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Alan Arkin, Julie Hagerty, Bill Macy

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TV Series

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

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 November 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
  • Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 09 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Helen Rose: costume designer, dies at age 81.
  • Mary MacLaren: Actress (Black Swan), dies at 85 of respiratory problems.
Facts:
  • News closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 vs. Australia at the Gabba
  • Surprise attack on Belgium supermarket in Aalst, 8 killed
  • Gary Kasparov (USSR) beats Anatoly Kasparov, becoming World Chess Champion at age 22.
  • Garry Kasparov, 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess Champion by beating Anatoly Karpov, also of the Soviet Union.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 09, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

House

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

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Goddess

By: Anthony Summers

She was born Norma Jeane but the world knew and loved her as Marilyn. Her life was one of unprecedented fame and private misery, her death a tragedy surrounded by mysteries.

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Lonesome Dove

By: Larry McMurtry

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel

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The Red Fox

By: Anthony Hyde

Soviet affairs specialist Robert Thorne receives a strange message from May Brightman, a woman he had been due to marry twenty years earlier. It

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Peter Pack Rat

Peter Pack Rat

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silverbird Software

Delta 16

Delta 16

Platform: Commodore 16 Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Amersoft

Chuckie Egg 2

Chuckie Egg 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga

Genre: Arcade game, Adventure game

Publisher: A&F Software Pick & Choose

The Arc of Yesod

The Arc of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Thor Computer Software

Moebius: The Orb of Celestial Harmony

Platform: x86 (MS-DOS), Apple II series, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, Macintosh SE

Genre: Role-playing video game with action elements.

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Home videos

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

The Barefoot Executive

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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