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Sunday November 17, 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 17, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Panbanisha and Sékou Camara. 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. The Good Father, directed by Mike Newell, 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 Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuckie Egg 2 or Ring King.
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What the sky looked like on 17 November 1985

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Movies

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

The Good Father

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Frances Viner

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Maa Kasam

Directed by: Shibu Mitra

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Divya Rana, Ranjeet, Amjad Khan

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Basic Training

Directed by: Andrew Sugerman

Starring: Ann Dusenberry, Rhonda Shear, Angela Aames, Will Nye

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Rocky IV

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States

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One Magic Christmas

Directed by: Phillip Borsos

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill

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TV Series

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

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jimmy Ritz: Actor (Ritz Brothers), dies of heart failure at 81.
Facts:
  • Howard Stern begins broadcasting on 92.3 WXRK FM, New York
  • New York Jets best offensive production beating Tampa Bay Buccaneers 62-28.

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Sport Games on 17 November 1985

NFL
American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Cleveland Browns : 7 - 17
  • Chicago Bears - Dallas Cowboys : 44 - 0
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Los Angeles Raiders : 6 - 13
  • Kansas City Chiefs - San Francisco 49ers : 3 - 31
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 17, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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 ...

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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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The Vampire Lestat

By: Anne Rice

Lestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice’s enthralling novel is a creature of the darkest and richest imagination. Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now a rock

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Goddess

By: Anthony Summers

She was born Norma Jeane but the world knew and loved her as Marilyn. Her life was one of unprecedented fame and private misery, her death a tragedy surrounded by mysteries.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne

Platform: PC, Macintosh, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, PCjr

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Rags to Riches

Rags to Riches

Platform: C64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Melody Hall Publishing Corp

Ring King

Ring King

Platform: Arcade Nintendo Entertainment System MSX2 Mobile phone

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Woodplace, Inc. Data East Namco

Chuckie Egg 2

Chuckie Egg 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga

Genre: Arcade game, Adventure game

Publisher: A&F Software Pick & Choose

The Last V8

The Last V8

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mastertronics

Home videos

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

The Emerald Forest

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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The Nesting

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Secret of the Sword

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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