Monday December 16, 1985

US date format: 12/16/1985, UK date format: 16/12/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart 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 Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dunera Boys. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cops 'n' Robbers or Master of Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Head Office

Head Office

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

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

Revolution

Revolution

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

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

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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

Country: United States of America

The Trip to Bountiful

The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

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

Star Knight

Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

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

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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Events

  • Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-L mission

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Sport Games on December 16, 1985

Sport Games on December 16, 1985


NFL

American Football
  • New England Patriots - Miami Dolphins : 27 - 30
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TV Series

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The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Texas by James A. Michener

Texas

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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 …

On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

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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,

World'S Fair by E. L. Doctorow

World'S Fair

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"Something close to magic." The Los Angeles TimesThe astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Galapagos

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“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—The New York Times Book ReviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D.

The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel

The Mammoth Hunters

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Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Master of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Cops 'n' Robbers

Platform: Acorn Electron, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Shoot 'em up/Maze game

Publisher: Atlantis

Rags to Riches

Platform: C64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Melody Hall Publishing Corp

Cavelord

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Axis Komputerkunst

Pit Pot

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Puzzle Action

Publisher: Sega


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