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Saturday October 19, 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 Depths Of Glory by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Skulle or Antix.
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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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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1985 ?

Books

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

Depths Of Glory

By: Irving Stone

A fictional biography of Camille Pissarro, a central figure of the Impressionist movement. It explores the artist's relationship with other great painters of the time, including Degas, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Cezanne

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Galapagos

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Galápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D. 1986. A simple vacation cruise suddenly becomes an evolutionary journey. Thanks to an apocalypse, a small group of survivors stranded on

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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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The Secrets Of Harry Bright

By: Joseph Wambaugh

All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Skulle

Dragon Skulle

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

MUD2

MUD2

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

The Empire of Karn

The Empire of Karn

Platform: Amstrad CPC C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Interceptor Software

Antix

Antix

Platform: Elektronika 60, MS-DOS

Ghetto Blaster

Ghetto Blaster

Platform: C64

Genre: Action

Home videos

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

Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Studio: Paramount 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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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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