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Sunday 20 January 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brantley Gilbert and Roxee B. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Phenomena, directed by Dario Argento, 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 Pushing Up Daisies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Dan or Fairlight.
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What the sky looked like on 20 January 1985

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Movies

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

Phenomena

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasence, Daria Nicolodi, Fiore Argento

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Almost You

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Brooke Adams, Griffin Dunne, Karen Young, Marty Watt

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Fandango

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, Sam Robards, Chuck Bush

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Hail Mary

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Myriem Roussel, Thierry Rode, Philippe Lacoste, Manon Andersen

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Tomboy

Directed by: Herb Freed

Starring: Betsy Russell, Gerard Christopher, Kristi Somers, Richard Erdman

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TV Series

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

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pogo 1104

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Drei reizende Schwestern

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Club MTV

Starring: Rozie Bacchi, Downtown Julie Brown, Brigid Goode, Heather S. Michaels

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jo Juda: Dutch musician, dies at 75.
Facts:
  • Cold front strikes US, at least 40 die (-27 degrees F (-33 degrees C) in Chicago, Illinois).
  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan is privately sworn in for a second term in office (publicly sworn in January 21).
  • Super Bowl XIX: San Francisco 49ers beat Miami Dolphins, 38-16 in Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto, California; Most Valuable Player: Joe Montana, quarterback.

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Sport Games on 20 January 1985

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  • Miami Dolphins - San Francisco 49ers : 16 - 38
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 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 ?

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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Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

By: George Burns

The renowned actor-comedian offers personal observations, stories, anecdotes, and advice about dealing with life's ups and downs and increasing one's happiness and well-being through good will and laughter.

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Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fairlight

Platform: Amstrad CPC by Trevor Inns, Amstrad PCW by Trevor Inns, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Edge Games

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Dragon Skulle

Dragon Skulle

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

Dynamite Dan

Dynamite Dan

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

The Rats

The Rats

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Government simulation game / Text Adventure, Survival horror

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Bored of the Rings

Bored of the Rings

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text adventure game

Publisher: Delta 4, CRL Group

Home videos

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

The Curse of Frankenstein

Studio: Warner Home Video

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The Secret of the Sword

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Falcon and the Snowman

Studio: Vestron Video

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The Legend of Lobo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Ghostbusters

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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