Wednesday November 13, 1985

US date format: 11/13/1985, UK date format: 13/11/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 13, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Asdrubal Cabrera and Michael Bennett. 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. The Good Father, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien 8 or Pit Pot.
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Movies

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The Good Father

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Frances Viner

Maa Kasam

Directed by: Shibu Mitra

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Divya Rana, Ranjeet, Amjad Khan

Basic Training

Directed by: Andrew Sugerman

Starring: Ann Dusenberry, Rhonda Shear, Angela Aames, Will Nye

Rocky IV

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

One Magic Christmas

Directed by: Phillip Borsos

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 13, 1985?


    Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
  • R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
  • Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

    Events

  • Dwight Gooden, youngest 20-game winner in Major League Baseball, wins Cy Young award.

TV Series

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

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

By: Joseph Wambaugh

All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

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.

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

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

By: Charles Kuralt

Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

House

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

NFL Challenge

Genre: Sports, American football

Macadam Bumper

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, Oric-1/Atmos, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Personal Software Services (UK) Accolade (US)

Alien 8

Platform: ZX Spectrum BBC Micro Amstrad CPC MSX

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Pit Pot

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Puzzle Action

Publisher: Sega

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-9801

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts & Ariolasoft (Europe)


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