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Sunday 12 May 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lika Roman and Johann Bihr. 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. Re-Animator, directed by Stuart Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while No More Vietnams by Richard Nixon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Monty is Innocent or The Legend of Kage.
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1985

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Movies

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

Re-Animator

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

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

Country: United States

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Kiss of the Spider Woman

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy

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Pale Rider

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Sydney Penny

Country: United States

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Disciples of the 36th Chamber

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Hou Hsiao, Chia-Hui Liu, Lily Li, Jason Pai Piao

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Aar Paar

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Rozina, Utpal Dutt, Nuton

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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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Schöne Ferien

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jean Dubuffet: French painter, a sophisticated primitive, painting full time after 1942.
  • Jean Debuffet: French painter/sculptor, dies (born 1901).
Facts:
  • Amy Eilberg is ordained in New York as 1st woman Conservative rabbi
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 12, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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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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Queenie

By: Michael Korda

At the heart of Michael Korda's dazzlilng novel is a woman so beautiful that nothing can hurt her--except her own past.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Peter Pack Rat

Peter Pack Rat

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silverbird Software

Fooblitzky

Fooblitzky

Platform: Apple II, Atari XL/XE, DOS

Genre: Puzzle/Board game

Publisher: Infocom

Dragontorc

Dragontorc

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

The Legend of Kage

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Family Computer/NES, MSX, Virtual Console, X1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP/NA Taito; JP Square Enix (3DSVC); EU Imagine Studios (CPC/C64)

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Home videos

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

Donald's Bee Pictures

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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Race with the Devil

Studio: Key Video

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Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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