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Wednesday 13 February 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Somdev Devvarman and Mayra Andrade. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. Witness, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bogart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing I'm Sorry or Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Ole Michelsen, Søren Høy

Country: Denmark


Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

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Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman

Starring: Rica Matsumoto, Takeshi Ishikawa, Haruki Hamada, Kazuoki Takahashi

Country: Japan

The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Man from Moscow

Written by: Andrew Carr

Directed by: Paul Seed

Starring: David Calder, Christopher Rozycki, Hetty Baynes, Harry Fielder

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Historical Events

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  • Dow Jones closes at 1297.92 (record high) after topping 1300 earlier
  • Polish police arrest seven Solidarity leaders.

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

  • Time: Soviet Defector Arkady Shevchenko
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8943
  • Time: Pope John Paul II. Inset: Martin Feldstein.


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

The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

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Pieces Of My Mind

By: Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

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Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

By: Lewis Grizzard

The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

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Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alpha Mission

Platform: Arcade NES

Genre: Vertical Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

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Platform: Elektronika 60, MS-DOS

I'm Sorry

I'm Sorry

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Platform: Apple, Commodore, IBM Personal Computer

Publisher: Magicware

Formula One

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports Management

Publisher: CRL Group PLC

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