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Friday 15 November 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Figlioli and Nick Fradiani. In that special week of November people in US were listening to We Built This City by Starship. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Rocky IV, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floyd on Fish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder or Cross Country USA.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Floyd on Fish

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hard Labeur

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

Country: Belgium

Yume no Hoshi no Button Nose

Country: Japan

Dotaman

Starring: Anna Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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Movies

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

Rocky IV

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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To Live and Die in L.A.

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow

Country: United States

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Re-Animator

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton

Country: United States

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The Quiet Earth

Directed by: Geoffrey Murphy

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith

Country: United States

Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 November 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
  • USA - America Recycles Day
  • Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
  • Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
  • Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • In separate events, mail bombs kill two people in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • The Anglo-Irish Agreement is signed at Hillsborough Castle by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Irish Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald.
  • A research assistant is injured when a package from the Unabomber addressed to a University of Michigan professor explodes.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince Charles and Princess Diana -- Nov. 11, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8983
  • Time: Author and Radio Bard Garrison Keillor. Heartland Humor: Let's Hear It For Lake Wobegon

Books

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

God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

By: George Burns

Enjoy Dr Burns!

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Master of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

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Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Platform: Amiga; Commodore 64; Apple II; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Cross Country USA

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Didatech

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King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne

Platform: PC, Macintosh, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, PCjr

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Marsport

Marsport

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games


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