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Wednesday 13 November 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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. To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floyd on Fish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Bloodaxe or Gyromite.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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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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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The Quiet Earth

Directed by: Geoffrey Murphy

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 November 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)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Dwight Gooden, youngest 20-game winner in Major League Baseball, wins Cy Young award.
  • Xavier Suarez is sworn in as Miami, Florida's first Cuban-born mayor.
  • The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupts and melts a glacier, causing a lahar (volcanic mudslide) that buries Armero, Colombia, killing approximately 23,000 people.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince Charles and Princess Diana -- Nov. 11, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8983
  • Time: Author and Radio Bard Garrison Keillor. Heartland Humor: Let's Hear It For Lake Wobegon

Books

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

The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

By: George Burns

The renowned actor-comedian offers personal observations, stories, anecdotes, and advice about dealing with life's ups and downs and increasing one's happiness and well-being through good will and laughter.

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God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brian Bloodaxe

Brian Bloodaxe

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, Amstrad CPC 464 by Trevor Inns

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: The Edge Software

Cosmic Wartoad

Cosmic Wartoad

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean

Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge

Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Martech

Gradius

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PlayStation 4, Famicom/NES, Game Boy, Microsoft Windows, Mobile Phone, MSX, NEC PC-8801, Nintendo DS, Nintendo eShop, PC Engine, PlayStation, PlayStation Network, PlayStatio

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sharp WW Hudson Soft; JP Sharp; WW Hudson Soft

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Gyromite

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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