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Friday 15 February 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Serkan Kırıntılı . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. Witness, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bogart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing City Connection or Master of Magic.
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Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Ole Michelsen, Søren Høy

Country: Denmark


Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

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Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman

Starring: Rica Matsumoto, Takeshi Ishikawa, Haruki Hamada, Kazuoki Takahashi

Country: Japan

The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Man from Moscow

Written by: Andrew Carr

Directed by: Paul Seed

Starring: David Calder, Christopher Rozycki, Hetty Baynes, Harry Fielder

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 February 1985 ?

  • John Frum Day in Vanuatu [1]
  • Gummy Bear Day in United States
  • National Day in Serbia
  • Lupercalia
  • Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
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  • STS 51-E vehicle moves to launch pad
  • World chess championship match abandoned-Karpov 25, Kasparov 23.

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

  • Time: Soviet Defector Arkady Shevchenko
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8943
  • Time: Pope John Paul II. Inset: Martin Feldstein.


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

The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz

By: Joan Rivers

From the jacketflap:Written with complete candor and riotous disregard for sworn confidences, America's number-one comedienne, Joan Rivers, confides the naked truths about her former best, best friend, Heidi Abromowitz, the girl whose come-hither look inspired the discovery of penicillin.Without

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Strong Medicine

By: Arthur Hailey

Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

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The Courage To Change

By: Dennis Wholey

In this powerful, inspiring volume, former "Late Night America" host and recovering alcoholic Dennis Wholey tells his story. In addition, celebrities from Doc Severinson to Sid Caesar to Jason Robards speak

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Illusions Of Love

By: Cynthia Freeman

Do we make our own destinies? Can we alter the courses of our lives?Cynthia Freeman’s New York Times bestselling novel will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a second

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

City Connection

Platform: Arcade NES MSX Virtual Console Arcade Archives(PS4)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco, Kitcorp, HAMSTER

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Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Addictive Games

The Great American Cross-Country Road Race

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Activision

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Master of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

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Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Famicom, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP/EU Namco; NA/EU U.S. Gold

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