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Saturday 19 October 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 19, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Terry Etim and Yoenis Cespedes. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Take On Me by A-Ha. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, directed by Jack Sholder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Contact by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Formula One or Buggy Boy.
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What the sky looked like on 19 October 1985

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Movies

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

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler

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School Spirit

Directed by: Alan Holleb

Starring: Tom Nolan, Elizabeth Foxx, Larry Linville, Roberta Collins

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Evils of the Night

Directed by: Mohammed Rustam

Starring: Neville Brand, Aldo Ray, Tina Louise, John Carradine

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Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except

Directed by: Josh Becker

Starring: Robert Rickman, John Manfredi, Timothy Patrick Quill, Sam Raimi

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Miranda

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Serena Grandi, Andrea Occhipinti, Franco Interlenghi, Andy J. Forest

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TV Series

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

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

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In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 19 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Alfred Rouleau: French Canadian businessman and administrator (Desjardins Group) (d. 1985).
Facts:
  • The first Blockbuster Video store opens in Dallas, Texas.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 19, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Contact

By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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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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Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

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The Fourth Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

Retired police detective chief Edward Delaney is called back to the force to hunt a killer who’s crazy like a fox On a rainy November night, Dr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Halley Project

Platform: Apple II Atari 8-bit family Commodore 64 Commodore Amiga

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Mindscape

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Cavelord

Cavelord

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Axis Komputerkunst

Formula One

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports Management

Publisher: CRL Group PLC

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Doppleganger

Doppleganger

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Alligata Software Americana

Buggy Boy

Platform: Arcade; Commodore 64; ZX Spectrum; Amstrad CPC; Amiga; Atari ST

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Tatsumi; NA Data East

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Home videos

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

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Secret of the Sword

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Three Lives of Thomasina

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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The Beach Boys: An American Band

Studio: Vestron Video

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