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Friday April 19, 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 19, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lacrim and Nicolas Maurice-Belay. In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Movers & Shakers, directed by William Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Mindbend by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lady Blue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing I'm Sorry or Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant.
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What the sky looked like on 19 April 1985

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Movies

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

Movers & Shakers

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin, Vincent Gardenia, Tyne Daly

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Gymkata

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Kurt Thomas, Tetchie Agbayani, Richard Norton, Edward Bell

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The Return of the Living Dead

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Country: United States

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Stick

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, George Segal, Charles Durning

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Directed by: Emmett Alston

Starring: Shô Kosugi, Brent Huff, Emilia Crow, Blackie Dammett

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TV Series

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

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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The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
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Facts:
  • 16th Space Shuttle Mission (51-D) - Discovery 4 returns to Earth
  • FBI siege on the compound of The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord (CSAL) in Arkansas
  • The Soviet Union performs a nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 19, 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 ?

Mindbend

By: Robin Cook

Future doctor Adam Schonberg loved his wife. That was why he took a job with the giant drug firm Arolen, for the money he needed for their coming baby.His

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If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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The Living Planet

By: David Attenborough

The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth

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Glitz

By: Elmore Leonard

“Intense….A higher caliber of entertainment.”—New York TimesElmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the best possible way. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir tale of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hacker

Hacker

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari XL/XE, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC (MS-DOS), Macintosh, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle/Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

I'm Sorry

I'm Sorry

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Platform: Apple, Commodore, IBM Personal Computer

Publisher: Magicware

Bounder

Bounder

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Commodore 64, Commodore 16 / Plus/4

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Home videos

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

Beverly Hills Cop

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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Race with the Devil

Studio: Key Video

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