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What Happened on February 20, 1985

US date format: 2/20/1985, UK date format: 20/2/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 20, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julia Volkova and TJ Kirk. 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. Moonlighting, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Life Its Ownself by Dan Jenkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Action Biker or Pit Pot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 February 1985

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Movies

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

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

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Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott, Estelle Getty

Country: United States

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The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

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The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

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The Shooting Party

Directed by: Alan Bridges

Starring: James Mason, Edward Fox, Dorothy Tutin, John Gielgud

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Drei reizende Schwestern

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Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

Johann Sebastian Bach

Starring: Ulrich Thein, Franziska Troegner, Rosemarie Bärhold, Wolf Goette

The Fast Lane

Written by: John Clarke, Andrew Knight

Starring: Terry Bader, Richard Healy

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 1985 ?

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Facts:
  • Minolta releases the Maxxum 7000, world's first autofocus single-lens reflex camera.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 20, 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 ?

Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

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Moses The Kitten

By: James Herriot

A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

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The Finishing School

By: Gail Godwin

Justin Stokes would never forget the summer she turned fourteen, nor the woman who transformed her bleak adolescent life into a wondrous place of brilliant color.

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The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Action Biker

Action Biker

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Psi 5 Trading Company

Psi 5 Trading Company

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Space trading game

Publisher: Accolade

Pit Pot

Pit Pot

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Puzzle Action

Publisher: Sega

Law of the West

Law of the West

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, NES (In Japan Only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)

Jet

Jet

Platform: DOS, Apple II, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: subLOGIC

Home videos

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

Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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The Barefoot Executive

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Beverly Hills Cop

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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Ghostbusters

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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