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Wednesday 20 February 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include TJ Kirk and Adam Kovic. 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 Moses The Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bogart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ballyhoo or Super Mario.
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TV Series

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

Bogart

Starring: Ole Michelsen, Søren Høy

Country: Denmark

It

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

Movies

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

Witness

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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1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Dune

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis

Country: United States

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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.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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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Love And War

By: John Jakes

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced ...

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Son Of The Morning Star

By: Evan S. Connell

Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

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So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

By: Douglas Adams

Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ballyhoo

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Ice Palace

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: action, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Epyx

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Repulse

Repulse

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Super Mario

Platform: Game & Watch Game Boy Advance Game Boy Game Boy Color GameCube Nintendo 3DS Nintendo 64 Nintendo DS Nintendo Entertainment System Super Nintendo Entertainment System Wii Wii U; Game & Watch; Game Boy

Genre: Platform, fantasy

Publisher: Nintendo

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