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Monday April 15, 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 15, 1985). 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 Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lady Blue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero or Fight Night.
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What the sky looked like on 15 April 1985

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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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The Return of the Living Dead

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Country: United States

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Stick

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

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

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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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Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

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The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 15, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Breaking With Moscow

By: Arkady N. Shevchenko

The highest-ranking Soviet official ever to defect tells an extraordinary story of the inner workings of the Kremlin, of his own conflicted life as a diplomat, and of the frightening world

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The Blood Of Abraham

By: Jimmy Carter

Since his earliest days in the White House, Jimmy Carter has demonstrated an untiring passion for pursuing peace in the Middle East.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deathstar

Deathstar

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro

Genre: Sinistar clone (multi-directional shoot 'em up)

Publisher: Superior Software[3] Blue Ribbon

Grand National

Grand National

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Elite Systems

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: action, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Epyx

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Fight Night

Fight Night

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit computers, Atari ST, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, Atari XEGS

Genre: Fighting, Sports

Publisher: Accolade U.S. Gold

Everyone's A Wally

Everyone's A Wally

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mikro-Gen

Home videos

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

The Sure Thing

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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An Officer and a Duck

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Best Years of Our Lives

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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Return to Oz

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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