Monday November 18, 1985

US date format: 11/18/1985, UK date format: 18/11/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Allyson Felix and Bart Kwan. 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. Young Sherlock Holmes, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bounces or Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Young Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Anthony Higgins

House

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt, Richard Moll

Country: United States of America

Fool for Love

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Kim Basinger, Harry Dean Stanton, Randy Quaid

The Good Father

Directed by: Mike Newell

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

Maa Kasam

Directed by: Shibu Mitra

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 18, 1985?


    Holidays

  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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    Events

  • Dwight Gooden (NL) and Bret Saberhagen (AL) win Cy Young
Sport Games on November 18, 1985

Sport Games on November 18, 1985


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler

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

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

By: Charles Kuralt

Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

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 …

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bounces

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting/Sports

Publisher: Beyond ‑ Challenging Software

Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge

Platform: C64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Martech

Peter Pack Rat

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silverbird Software

Bored of the Rings

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text adventure game

Publisher: Delta 4, CRL Group

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PlayStation 4, Famicom/NES, Game Boy, Microsoft Windows, Mobile Phone, MSX, NEC PC-8801, Nintendo DS, Nintendo eShop, PC Engine, PlayStation, PlayStation Network, PlayStatio

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sharp WW Hudson Soft; JP Sharp; WW Hudson Soft


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