Monday November 11, 1985, Veteran's Day

US date format: 11/11/1985, UK date format: 11/11/1985
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It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 11, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Nina Senicar and Osvaldo Alonso. In that special week of November people in US were listening to We Built This City by Starship. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. The Good Father, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Only One Woof by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing One Man and His Droid or Buggy Boy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Good Father

The Good Father

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Frances Viner

Maa Kasam

Maa Kasam

Directed by: Shibu Mitra

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Divya Rana, Ranjeet, Amjad Khan

Basic Training

Basic Training

Directed by: Andrew Sugerman

Starring: Ann Dusenberry, Rhonda Shear, Angela Aames, Will Nye

Rocky IV

Rocky IV

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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

Country: United States of America

White Nights

White Nights

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

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

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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Events

  • 1st AIDS theme TV movie - An Early Frost

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Sport Games on November 11, 1985

Sport Games on November 11, 1985


NFL

American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - Denver Broncos : 16 - 17
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TV Series

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Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

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Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

World'S Fair by E. L. Doctorow

World'S Fair

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"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

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Galapagos

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“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—The New York Times Book ReviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D.

Common Ground by J. Anthony Lukas

Common Ground

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Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

A Mind Forever Voyaging

A Mind Forever Voyaging

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

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom, Activision (Commodore 128 version)

Rags to Riches

Rags to Riches

Platform: C64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Melody Hall Publishing Corp

Commando

Commando

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 2600, Intellivision, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Virtual Console, PlayStation 3, X

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

One Man and His Droid

One Man and His Droid

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, C16, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Mastertronic

Buggy Boy

Buggy Boy

Platform: Arcade; Commodore 64; ZX Spectrum; Amstrad CPC; Amiga; Atari ST

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Tatsumi; NA Data East


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