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Wednesday March 20, 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 20, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Faith Leon and Ronnie Brewer. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon. In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. Alamo Bay, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Courage To Change by Dennis Wholey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Half Nelson. If you liked videogames you were probably playing MUD2 or MUD2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 March 1985

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Movies

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

Alamo Bay

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Amy Madigan, Ed Harris, Ho Nguyen, Donald Moffat

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Invitation to the Wedding

Directed by: Joseph Brooks

Starring: Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Paul Nicholas, Elizabeth Shepherd

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Ladyhawke

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Leo McKern

Country: United States

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Not Quite Paradise

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Joanna Pacula, Sam Robards, Todd Graff, Kevin McNally

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Desperately Seeking Susan

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Mark Blum

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TV Series

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

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

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The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Drei reizende Schwestern

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Sanada Taiheiki

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 March 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
  • Saint Alexandra
  • Saint Herbert (died 687)
  • Canberra Day
  • Meat Out Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Libby Riddles becomes the first woman to win the 1,135-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
  • Canadian paraplegic athlete and humanitarian Rick Hansen begins his circumnavigation of the globe in a wheelchair in the name of spinal cord injury medical research.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 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 ?

The Courage To Change

By: Dennis Wholey

Stories of celebrities who have battled with alcoholism, collected by the commentator of PBS's "LateNight America," are augmented by advice from alcohol experts

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If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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Citizen Hughes

By: Michael Drosnin

Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in the Martin Scorsese movie The Aviator, Howard Hughes is legendary as a playboy and pilot—but he is notorious for what he became: the ultimate mystery man.

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Proof

By: Dick Francis

Wine merchant Tony Beach has expertly catered his latest society soiree, but the fun's over when a team of hit men crash the party…literally.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

MUD2

MUD2

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

The Halley Project

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

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Mindscape

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Nightshade

Nightshade

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Micro MSX Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game; Maze game

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

MUD2

MUD2

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Tehkan Gridiron Fight

Tehkan Gridiron Fight

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Home videos

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

Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Beverly Hills Cop

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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The Best Years of Our Lives

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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