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Wednesday December 11, 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aiko Kayo and Andrew Khan. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Broken Wings by Mr. Mister. In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Revolution, directed by Hugh Hudson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while World'S Fair by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Oliver Maass. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Graham Gooch's Test Cricket or Poly Play.
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What the sky looked like on 11 December 1985

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Movies

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

Revolution

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

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The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Country: United States

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The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

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Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Fernando Rey, Maria Lamor

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A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Oliver Maass

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The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • Aiko Kayo: Japanese idol singer.
  • Andrew Khan: American born Pakistani royalty, the son of Princess Yasmin Khan and grandson of Prince Aly Khan and his wife, Rita Hayworth.
  • Karla Souza: Mexican actress who made her US television debut in September 2014 as "Laurel Castillo" in producer Shonda Rhimes' legal drama series, How to Get Away with Murder.
  • Raven-Symon Raven-Symone: Actress.
  • Yekta Kurtuluş: Turkish footballer.
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Facts:
  • Computer store owner in Sacramento California killed by package bomb
  • NHL record 62 points scored, Edmonton (36) beats Chicago (17) 12-9 and ties record of 21 goals.
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 1,500 for first time (1,511.70).
  • General Electric acquires RCA Corp and its subsidiary, NBC.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 11, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

World'S Fair

By: E. L. Doctorow

"Something close to magic." The Los Angeles TimesThe astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas

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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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Contact

By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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Secrets

By: Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dun Darach

Dun Darach

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Poly Play

Poly Play

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Various

Publisher: VEB Polytechnik

Graham Gooch's Test Cricket

Graham Gooch's Test Cricket

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, C64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic

Gribbly's Day Out

Gribbly's Day Out

Platform: C64; Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Alice in Wonderland

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Windham Classics

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Home videos

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

The Nesting

Studio: Warner Home Video

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The Best Years of Our Lives

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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Dumbo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Legend of Lobo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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