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Saturday 14 September 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aya Ueto and Alex Clare. In that special week of September people in US were listening to St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) by John Parr. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. After Hours, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lucky by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cap'n Magneto or The Fairyland Story.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom

Country: United States

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Better Off Dead...

Directed by: Savage Steve Holland

Starring: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby

Country: United States

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Teen Wolf

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti

Country: United States

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The Return of the Living Dead

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa

Country: United States

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Real Genius

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Vid Kids

Country: Canada

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The Brothers MacGregor

Written by: Julian Roach, John Stevenson

Starring: Malcolm Hebden, Paul Barber, Jean Heywood, Philip Whitchurch

Beyond 2000

Starring: Simon Reeve, Tracey Curro, Bryan Smith

Country: Australia

Doris Day's Best Friends

Starring: Doris Day

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1985 ?

  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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  • Susan Akin (Miss), 21, crowned 59th Miss America 1986

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


By: Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

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The Fourth Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

Retired police detective chief Edward Delaney is called back to the force to hunt a killer who’s crazy like a fox On a rainy November night, Dr.

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Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

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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.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Platform: Apple, Commodore, IBM Personal Computer

Publisher: Magicware



Platform: MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: SSI (U.S.), CCS (U.K.)



Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Cap'n Magneto

Cap'n Magneto

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: adventure

The Fairyland Story

The Fairyland Story

Platform: Arcade, MSX, X68000, mobile

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Taito

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