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Saturday 16 November 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lee Boxleitner and Maki Nishiyama. 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 Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror or Grand National.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 16 November 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
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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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror

Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Publisher: Micro Power

Grand National

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Elite Systems

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Paradroid

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes, C64 Direct-to-TV, Virtual Console, iOS (ZX Spectrum Elite Collection)

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Puzzle

Publisher: Hewson Consultants, Jester Interactive Publishing

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Ghetto Blaster

Platform: C64

Genre: Action

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Mach Rider

Platform: Arcade, NES/Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Nintendo

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