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Thursday December 19, 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 19, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elodie Guegan and Lady Sovereign. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Head Office, directed by Ken Finkleman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Shoot Low, Boys - They'Re Ridin' Shetland Ponies by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dunera Boys. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos: The Battle of Wizards or Cosmic Soldier.
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What the sky looked like on 19 December 1985

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Movies

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

Head Office

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Judge Reinhold, Eddie Albert, Lori-Nan Engler, Merritt Butrick

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Revolution

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

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The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Country: United States

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The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

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Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Fernando Rey, Maria Lamor

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TV Series

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

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

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Oliver Maass

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The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 19 December
Facts:
  • Wind in the Willows opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • Mary Lund is 1st woman to receive a Jarvik VII artificial heart
  • STS 61-C scrubbed at T -13s because of SRB auxiliary power problem

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 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 ?

Shoot Low, Boys - They'Re Ridin' Shetland Ponies

By: Lewis Grizzard

From New York Times Bestselling Author Lewis Grizzard ...John Wayne had it. True Grit, that is. Bestselling humorist and philosopher Lewis Grizzard looked for other Americans with true grit.

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The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler

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

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Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

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What'S Bred In The Bone

By: Robertson Davies

At once ingenious and powerful, What's Bred in the Bone holds the usual rich mixture of Davies' delights.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Back to Skool

Back to Skool

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Microsphere

Chaos: The Battle of Wizards

Chaos: The Battle of Wizards

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Games Workshop

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Konami

The Fourth Protocol

The Fourth Protocol

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

Publisher: Hutchinson Computer Publishing

Cosmic Soldier

Cosmic Soldier

Platform: MSX, PC-8801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Kogado Studio

Home videos

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

What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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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 Curse of Frankenstein

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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