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Tuesday 19 February 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arielle Kebbel and Haylie Duff. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. Witness, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bogart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Don't Buy This or Everyone's A Wally.
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Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Ole Michelsen, Søren Høy

Country: Denmark


Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

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Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman

Starring: Rica Matsumoto, Takeshi Ishikawa, Haruki Hamada, Kazuoki Takahashi

Country: Japan

The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Man from Moscow

Written by: Andrew Carr

Directed by: Paul Seed

Starring: David Calder, Christopher Rozycki, Hetty Baynes, Harry Fielder

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 February 1985 ?

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
  • Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
  • Chaoflux (Discordianism)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 150 killed when a Spanish jetliner crashed approaching Bilbao, Spain
  • Mickey Mouse welcomed in China
  • ADM of Amsterdam declares bankruptcy.
  • Disney's Mickey Mouse character welcomed in China.
  • Canned and bottled Cherry Coke introduced by Coca-Cola.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Failing Farms -- Feb. 18, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8944
  • Time: Soviet Defector Arkady Shevchenko


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

The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz

By: Joan Rivers

From the jacketflap:Written with complete candor and riotous disregard for sworn confidences, America's number-one comedienne, Joan Rivers, confides the naked truths about her former best, best friend, Heidi Abromowitz, the girl whose come-hither look inspired the discovery of penicillin.Without

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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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By: Liv Ullmann

Norwegian actress of great magnitude, with a very interesting life and career. Excellent reading material for one of the world's most beautiful and finest actresses of years gone by -- recently

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See You Later Alligator

By: William F. Buckley Jr

Hardcover with dustjacket.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ice Climber

Platform: Famicom/NES, NEC PC-8801, Sharp X1, Arcade, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy Advance, e-Reader, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Don't Buy This

Don't Buy This

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Video game compilations

Publisher: Firebird

Everyone's A Wally

Everyone's A Wally

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mikro-Gen

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)

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Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Platform: Amiga; Commodore 64; Apple II; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

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