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Saturday 11 May 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 11, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jadyn Wong and sifow. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Crazy For You by Madonna. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Ran, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Blood Of Abraham by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Norway 1985 or Nightshade.
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What the sky looked like on 11 May 1985

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Movies

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

Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

Country: United States

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Re-Animator

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale

Country: United States

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The Emerald Forest

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau, William Rodriguez

Country: United States

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Brewster's Millions

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee, Stephen Collins

Country: United States

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A View to a Kill

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Walken, Tanya Roberts, Grace Jones

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

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Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

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Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

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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:
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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 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 ?

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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Breaking With Moscow

By: Arkady N. Shevchenko

The highest-ranking Soviet official ever to defect tells an extraordinary story of the inner workings of the Kremlin, of his own conflicted life as a diplomat, and of the frightening world

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Norway 1985

Norway 1985

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror

Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Publisher: Micro Power

Nightshade

Nightshade

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Micro MSX Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game; Maze game

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Tehkan Gridiron Fight

Tehkan Gridiron Fight

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Little Computer People

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga Apple II PC-9801 PC-8801

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Activision

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Home videos

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

Charlie the Lonesome Cougar

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Beach Boys: An American Band

Studio: Vestron Video

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The Care Bears Movie

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Legend of Lobo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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