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Monday 15 April 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anaïs Laurendon and Amy Ried. In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Movers & Shakers, directed by William Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while See You Later Alligator by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lady Blue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cops 'n' Robbers or The Earth Fighter Rayieza.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Movers & Shakers

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin, Vincent Gardenia, Tyne Daly

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Gymkata

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Kurt Thomas, Tetchie Agbayani, Richard Norton, Edward Bell

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Stick

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, George Segal, Charles Durning

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Barbarian Queen

Directed by: Héctor Olivera

Starring: Lana Clarkson, Katt Shea, Frank Zagarino, Dawn Dunlap

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Directed by: Emmett Alston

Starring: Shô Kosugi, Brent Huff, Emilia Crow, Blackie Dammett

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TV Series

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

Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

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Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

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Schöne Ferien

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Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Facts:
  • Challenger moves to launch pad for 51-B missing
  • S Africa will repeal sex and marriage laws against whites and non-whites
  • 89th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:14:05.
  • South Africa ends its ban on interracial marriages.

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Books

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

See You Later Alligator

By: William F. Buckley Jr

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Hotel Du Lac

By: Anita Brookner

In the novel that won her the Booker Prize and established her international reputation, Anita Brookner finds a new vocabulary for framing the eternal question "Why love?"

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Queenie

By: Michael Korda

At the heart of Michael Korda's dazzlilng novel is a woman so beautiful that nothing can hurt her--except her own past.

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If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Déjà Vu

Platform: Apple IIGS, Macintosh; Atari ST; Commodore 64, Amiga; DOS; Game Boy Color; Microsoft Windows (Pocket PC); NES

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape Kemco (NES, GBC)

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Cops 'n' Robbers

Platform: Acorn Electron, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Shoot 'em up/Maze game

Publisher: Atlantis

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Chubby Cherub

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bandai

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The Earth Fighter Rayieza

The Earth Fighter Rayieza

Platform: NEC PC-8801 FM-7 Sharp X1 MSX Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Enix Nintendo (Family Computer)

Bounder

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Commodore 64, Commodore 16 / Plus/4

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Care Bears Movie

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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The Secret of the Sword

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Race with the Devil

Studio: Key Video

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Barefoot Executive

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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