Sunday October 13, 1985

US date format: 10/13/1985, UK date format: 13/10/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 13, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chelsy Davy and Michelle Carter. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Oh Sheila by Ready For The World. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except, directed by Josh Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alice in Wonderland or Ikki.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except

Directed by: Josh Becker

Starring: Robert Rickman, John Manfredi, Timothy Patrick Quill, Sam Raimi

Miranda

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Serena Grandi, Andrea Occhipinti, Franco Interlenghi, Andy J. Forest

Sweet Dreams

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon

Wuthering Heights

Directed by: Jacques Rivette

Starring: Fabienne Babe, Lucas Belvaux, Sandra Montaigu, Alice de Poncheville

Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim, Megan Follows

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 13, 1985?


    Holidays

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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    Events

  • Sunday in the Park with George closes at Booth NYC after 604 performances
Sport Games on October 13, 1985

Sport Games on October 13, 1985


    NFL

    American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Seattle Seahawks : 26 - 30
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 3 - 14
  • Chicago Bears - San Francisco 49ers : 26 - 10
  • Cleveland Browns - Houston Oilers : 21 - 6
  • Denver Broncos - Indianapolis Colts : 15 - 10
  • See all American Football game results of October 13, 1985

TV Series

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

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Rockschool

Hard Labeur

Starring: Nora Barten, Roger Bolders, Sjarel Branckaerts, Dirk Celis

Country: Belgium

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler

“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

Living With The Kennedys

By: Marcia Chellis

Living With the Kennedys The Joan Kennedy Story

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.

Common Ground

By: J. Anthony Lukas

Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.

A Maggot

By: John Fowles

In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that A Maggot began as a vision he had of five travellers riding with mysterious purpose through remote countryside.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Bounces

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting/Sports

Publisher: Beyond ‑ Challenging Software

Ikki

Platform: Arcade Famicom Microsoft Windows Virtual Console[1] PlayStation (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1) PlayStation Network (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1)[2] Mobile phone PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco (arcade version) Sunsoft

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Windham Classics

3D Monster Chase

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze Game

Publisher: Romik


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