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Tuesday 12 November 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arianny Celeste and Yvonne Nelson. 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. To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floyd on Fish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hang-On or Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

To Live and Die in L.A.

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow

Country: United States

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Re-Animator

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton

Country: United States

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Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim

Country: United States

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Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 12 November 1985

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TV Series

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

Floyd on Fish

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hard Labeur

Starring: Nora Barten, Roger Bolders, Sjarel Branckaerts, Dirk Celis

Country: Belgium

Yume no Hoshi no Button Nose

Country: Japan

Dotaman

Starring: Anna Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Facts:
  • Secretary in Ann Arbor Michigan wounded by package bomb
  • STS 61-B vehicle moves to launch pad
  • A total solar eclipse occurs over Antarctica at 14:11:22 UTC.

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Books

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

The Vampire Lestat

By: Anne Rice

Lestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice’s enthralling novel is a creature of the darkest and richest imagination. Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now a rock

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Smart Women, Foolish Choices

By: Connell Cowan and Melvyn Kinder

Smart Women Foolish Choices

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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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The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

By: Dominick Dunne

When Navy ensign Billy Grenville, heir to a vast New York fortune, sees showgirl Ann Arden on the dance floor, it is love at first sight.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hang-On

Platform: Arcade, Sega SG-1000, Sega Master System, Sega Saturn, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

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Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier

Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore Amiga, MSX

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Software Projects

Confuzion

Confuzion

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

Angel Kids

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Cyclone

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Vortex Software

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