Wednesday March 13, 1985

US date format: 3/13/1985, UK date format: 13/3/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 13, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emile Hirsch and Byrdie Bell. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon. In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. Ladyhawke, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Half Nelson. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dig Dug II or Gunfright.
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Movies

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Ladyhawke

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Leo McKern

Country: United States of America

Not Quite Paradise

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Joanna Pacula, Sam Robards, Todd Graff, Kevin McNally

Desperately Seeking Susan

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Mark Blum

King David

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Richard Gere, Edward Woodward, Alice Krige, Denis Quilley

The Slugger's Wife

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Michael O'Keefe, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Ritt, Randy Quaid

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Historical Events

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    Events

  • Funeral services held for Konstantin Chernenko (Moscow)

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Drei reizende Schwestern

Tatchi

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Hotel Du Lac

By: Anita Brookner

In the novel that won her the Booker Prize and established her international reputation, Anita Brookner finds a new vocabulary for framing the eternal question "Why love?"

Family Album

By: Danielle Steel

Through forty years—from Hollywood's golden days in World War II to the present—Faye Price would create first a career as a legendary actress, then a family, and

Virgin And Martyr

By: Andrew M. Greeley

Virgin and Martyr

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.

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fooblitzky

Platform: Apple II, Atari XL/XE, DOS

Genre: Puzzle/Board game

Publisher: Infocom

Dig Dug II

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, Famicom Disk System, Wii Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bandai

Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge

Platform: C64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Martech

Mercenary

Platform: Atari 400/800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Commodore 16/116/Plus/4

Genre: Action-adventure

Gunfright

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX, Xbox One

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: U.S. Gold


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