Tuesday October 15, 1985

US date format: 10/15/1985, UK date format: 15/10/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 15, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arron Afflalo and Marcos Martinez. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Take On Me by A-Ha. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, directed by Jack Sholder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Déjà Vu or Heart of Africa.
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler

School Spirit

Directed by: Alan Holleb

Starring: Tom Nolan, Elizabeth Foxx, Larry Linville, Roberta Collins

Evils of the Night

Directed by: Mohammed Rustam

Starring: Neville Brand, Aldo Ray, Tina Louise, John Carradine

Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except

Directed by: Josh Becker

Starring: Robert Rickman, John Manfredi, Timothy Patrick Quill, Sam Raimi

Miranda

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Serena Grandi, Andrea Occhipinti, Franco Interlenghi, Andy J. Forest

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

    Events

  • Nobel prize for economics awarded to Franco Modigliani

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Urwisy z Doliny Mlynów

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Books

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On The Road With Charles Kuralt

By: Charles Kuralt

Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

Texas

By: James A. Michener

Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative …

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.

Living With The Kennedys

By: Marcia Chellis

Living With the Kennedys The Joan Kennedy Story

The Immigrant'S Daughter

By: Howard Fast

In this triumphant conclusion to the Lavette saga, Howard Fast brings the story up to the present, to the fourth generation.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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)

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Platform: Apple, Commodore, IBM Personal Computer

Publisher: Magicware

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

Heart of Africa

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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