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Saturday 16 March 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Trunfio and Clio Pajczer. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon. In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. The Last Dragon, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Day the Universe Changed. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Empire of Karn or Fooblitzky.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Last Dragon

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

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Kyoju tokuso Jaspion

Starring: Mika Muramatsu, Hikaru Kurosaki, Kiyomi Tsukada

Country: Japan

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Starring: Ulrich Thein, Franziska Troegner, Rosemarie Bärhold, Wolf Goette

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Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1985 ?

  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Denny McLain, pitcher, convicted of racketeering, sentenced to 25 years.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Star Wars -- Mar. 11, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8947
  • Time: Inset: traffic on U.S.-Mexico border.


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

If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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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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The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton

By: Michael Mott

The only authorized biography of Merton-a New York Times bestseller and a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize-this book was based on interviews as well as Merton’s unpublished writings.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Empire of Karn

The Empire of Karn

Platform: Amstrad CPC C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Interceptor Software

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Platform: Arcade PS4 (Arcade Archives)

Genre: Sports, Professional wrestling

Publisher: Taito HAMSTER (PS4)

NFL Challenge

Genre: Sports, American football

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Platform: Apple II, Atari XL/XE, DOS

Genre: Puzzle/Board game

Publisher: Infocom



Platform: MSX Family Computer PC-88 Famicom Disk System

Genre: Parlor game (Gambling)

Publisher: Toemiland

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