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Monday 13 May 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Iwan Rheon and Jaroslav Halák. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. while Once Upon A Time by Gloria Vanderbilt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Henderson Kids. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A-Train or Bored of the Rings.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf

Country: United States

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The Last Dragon

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Henderson Kids

Starring: Nicholas Eadie, Paul Smith, Nadine Garner, Mark Hennessy

Country: Australia

Las amazonas

Starring: Hilda Carrero, Eduardo Serrano, Julio Alcázar, Daniela Alvarado

Mapp & Lucia

Starring: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hono no Arupen Rôzu

Starring: Keiichi Nanba, Yoshino Takamori, Ken'yû Horiuchi, Shûichi Ikeda

Country: Japan

CBS Storybreak

Starring: Hamilton Camp, Brian Cummings, Michael Bell, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 1985 ?

  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Selma Diamond: Canadian-American actress and screenwriter (d. 1985).
  • Leatrice Joy: silent screen star, dies in Riverdale (Bronx) New York City, New York at age 91.
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mayor Wilson Goode orders police to storm the radical group MOVE's headquarters to end a stand-off. The police drop an explosive device into the headquarters, killing 11 MOVE members and destroying the homes of 61 city residents in the resulting fire.
  • Laura Elena Martinez-Herring, age 21 of Texas, crowned 34th Miss USA.
  • Carlton Fisk becomes the 5th catcher to steal 100 bases.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan in Germany -- May 13, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8956
  • Time: Comet illusrates a new theory on extinction of the dinosaurs


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

Once Upon A Time

By: Gloria Vanderbilt

Once Upon a Time: A True Story, 1985 BCE, by Gloria Vanderbilt. Hardcover with dust jacket, 301 pages, published by Alfred A.

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The Soong Dynasty

By: Sterling Seagrave

An inside account of the Soong family, whose wealth and power have dominated China and U.S.-Asia policy in the 20th century.

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Metamagical Themas

By: Douglas R. Hofstadter

Hofstadter’s collection of quirky essays is unified by its primary concern: to examine the way people perceive and think.

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A Creed For The Third Millennium

By: Colleen McCullough

Tomorrow's America is a cold and ravaged place, a nation devastated by despair and enduring winter. In a small New England city, senior government official Dr.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Finders Keepers

Platform: MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game, arcade adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

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Platform: Windows, Mac, Amiga, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, FM-7, Mega Drive, MSX2, NES, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Virtual Console

Genre: Vehicle Simulation Game

Publisher: JP Artdink; NA Maxis; EU Ocean Software

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Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Amiga

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Origin Systems

Bored of the Rings

Bored of the Rings

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

Genre: Text adventure game

Publisher: Delta 4, CRL Group

The Eidolon

Platform: Apple II, MSX, Atari XL/XE, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure

Publisher: Epyx

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