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Saturday 11 May 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include sifow and Alexandre Malsch. 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 Family Album by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Henderson Kids. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cauldron or A Mind Forever Voyaging.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Movies

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

Ladyhawke

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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Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
Famous Birthdays:
  • sifow: Japanese singer and businesswoman.
  • Alexandre Malsch: French computer specialist and entrepreneur, born in Lyon 3. He founded the international group meltyNetwork.
  • Beau Ryan: Rugby Player.
  • Jadyn Wong: TV Actress.
  • Matt Giraud: American singer-songwriter and pianist.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 40 die and 150 injured in fire at Bradford City football ground
  • Pope John Paul II arrives in the Netherlands
  • Soccer stadium in Bradford England catches fire; 53 die
  • Booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India.
  • Dave Concepcion becomes fourth Cincinnati Reds teammate to get 2,000 hits, the others include Pete Rose, Tony Perez and Cesar Cedeno.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1985?

  • Time: Comet illusrates a new theory on extinction of the dinosaurs
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8955
  • Life: Artificial Heart Patient

Books

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

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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No More Vietnams

By: Richard Nixon

The late president provides his explanation of America's failure in the Vietnam conflict and argues that the U.S. should not allow its foreign policy to be paralyzed by fear

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The Blood Of Abraham

By: Jimmy Carter

Since his earliest days in the White House, Jimmy Carter has demonstrated an untiring passion for pursuing peace in the Middle East.

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Thinner

By: Richard Bachman

Curse of the Old Gypsy Man…Billy Halleck, good husband, loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American Good Life: he has an expensive home, a nice family, and a

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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

Cauldron

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Enterprise 128

Genre: Arcade adventure, platform game

Publisher: Palace Software

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Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

A Mind Forever Voyaging

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom, Activision (Commodore 128 version)

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Ikki

Platform: Arcade Famicom Microsoft Windows Virtual Console[1] PlayStation (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1) PlayStation Network (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1)[2] Mobile phone PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco (arcade version) Sunsoft

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