Tuesday September 17, 1985

US date format: 9/17/1985, UK date format: 17/9/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tomáš Berdych and Alexander Ovechkin. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Fourth Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exed Exes or Alpha Mission.
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Commando

Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

Country: United States of America

Demons

Demons

Directed by: Lamberto Bava

Starring: Urbano Barberini, Natasha Hovey, Karl Zinny, Fiore Argento

Faasle

Faasle

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Sunil Dutt, Rekha, Rohan Kapoor, Farha Naaz

Stir Crazy

Stir Crazy

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States of America

Three Men and a Cradle

Three Men and a Cradle

Directed by: Coline Serreau

Starring: Roland Giraud, Michel Boujenah, André Dussollier, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Soyuz T-14 carries three cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station.

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The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Stingray

Stingray

Watchdog

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

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Books

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The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

The Accidental Tourist

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“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Cider House Rules

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First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr.

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

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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

Funny Money by Mark Singer

Funny Money

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From esteemed New Yorker writer Mark Singer comes this cautionary tale of the Penn Square Bank, the oil and gas broker in an Oklahoma City shopping mall whose collapse in 1982

Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

Lonesome Dove

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A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel

Videogames

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Alpha Mission

Platform: Arcade NES

Genre: Vertical Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

Graham Gooch's Test Cricket

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, C64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic

Exed Exes

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Virtual Console

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Capcom, Tokuma Shoten (Famicom)

Chuckie Egg 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga

Genre: Arcade game, Adventure game

Publisher: A&F Software Pick & Choose

Field Combat

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer,[1] Virtual Console

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: Jaleco


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