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Monday December 16, 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 16, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amanda Setton and Haftbefehl . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Head Office, directed by Ken Finkleman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dunera Boys. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gunfright or King's Valley.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 December 1985

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Movies

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

Head Office

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Judge Reinhold, Eddie Albert, Lori-Nan Engler, Merritt Butrick

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Revolution

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

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The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Country: United States

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The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

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Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Fernando Rey, Maria Lamor

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TV Series

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

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

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Oliver Maass

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The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Amanda Setton: American actress.
  • Haftbefehl
  • Abdelhalim Badjoudj: French jihadist of North African origin, who was killed on 20 October 2004 while committing a suicide attack (detonating a car filled with explosives) on the road to Baghdad airport, wounding four people including two Iraqi policemen and two US soldiers.
  • Stanislav Manolev: Bulgarian footballer.
  • James Nash: English race car driver.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-L mission
  • In New York City, Mafia bosses Paul Castellano and Thomas Bilotti are shot dead in front of Spark's Steak House, making hit organizer John Gotti the leader of the powerful Gambino organized crime family.

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Sport Games on 16 December 1985

NFL
American Football
  • New England Patriots - Miami Dolphins : 27 - 30
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 16, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all ...

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Lucky

By: Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

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Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dun Darach

Dun Darach

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

King's Valley

King's Valley

Platform: MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

Mercenary

Mercenary

Platform: Atari 400/800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Commodore 16/116/Plus/4

Genre: Action-adventure

Metro-Cross

Metro-Cross

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

Genre: Platform game

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

Gunfright

Gunfright

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX, Xbox One

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: U.S. Gold

Home videos

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

The Barefoot Executive

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Return to Oz

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Donald's Bee Pictures

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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