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Saturday 18 May 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 18, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vincent Jay and Dalma Kovacs. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Fletch, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Creed For The Third Millennium by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lode Runner's Rescue or Macadam Bumper.
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What the sky looked like on 18 May 1985

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Movies

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

Fletch

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Richard Libertini

Country: United States

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Future-Kill

Directed by: Ronald W. Moore

Starring: Edwin Neal, Marilyn Burns, Gabriel Folse, Wade Reese

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Final Justice

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Rossano Brazzi, Venantino Venantini, Patrizia Pellegrino

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Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

Country: United States

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Re-Animator

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

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Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

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Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 May 1985 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tex Terry: Actor (Apache Rose, Timberjack), dies at 82.
Facts:
  • One Night In Bangkok by Murray Head hits #3
  • 1st remote location for Nightline (South Africa)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 18, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

A Creed For The Third Millennium

By: Colleen McCullough

Tomorrow's America is a cold and ravaged place, a nation devastated by despair and enduring winter. In a small New England city, senior government official Dr.

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Breaking With Moscow

By: Arkady N. Shevchenko

The highest-ranking Soviet official ever to defect tells an extraordinary story of the inner workings of the Kremlin, of his own conflicted life as a diplomat, and of the frightening world

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The Soong Dynasty

By: Sterling Seagrave

‘Fast paced and jammed with racy details’ – New York Times Book ReviewThe Soong Dynasty is the first full behind-the-scenes account of the extraordinary Soong family whose power and wealth dominated China and American policy towards Asia in the Twentieth ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Konami's Ping Pong

Konami's Ping Pong

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Famicom Disk System, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

Macadam Bumper

Macadam Bumper

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, Oric-1/Atmos, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Personal Software Services (UK) Accolade (US)

Boffin

Boffin

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Addictive Games

Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

Lode Runner's Rescue

Lode Runner's Rescue

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Synapse Software

Home videos

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

The Curse of Frankenstein

Studio: Warner Home Video

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The Secret of the Sword

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Falcon and the Snowman

Studio: Vestron Video

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The Three Lives of Thomasina

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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