Wednesday November 20, 1985

US date format: 11/20/1985, UK date format: 20/11/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 20, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dan Byrd and Juan Álvarez. In that special week of November people in US were listening to We Built This City by Starship. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Young Sherlock Holmes, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Monty is Innocent or Gun.Smoke.
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Movies

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Young Sherlock Holmes

Young Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Anthony Higgins

House

House

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt, Richard Moll

Country: United States of America

Fool for Love

Fool for Love

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Kim Basinger, Harry Dean Stanton, Randy Quaid

The Good Father

The Good Father

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Frances Viner

Maa Kasam

Maa Kasam

Directed by: Shibu Mitra

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Divya Rana, Ranjeet, Amjad Khan

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
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Events

  • New York Yankees' Don Mattingly named American League Most Valuable Player.

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TV Series

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Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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Books

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Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin

Charles & Diana

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Illustrated with thirty-two pages of photographs, this in-depth, intimate portrait of the future royalty of England draws on interviews with family, friends, confidants, and associates of the royal couple.

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls by Robert A. Heinlein

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

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When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his table, Dr. Richard Ames is thrown headfirst into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions, where a plot to

The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

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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.

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

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Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dread Dragon Droom

Dread Dragon Droom

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Archimedes, Risc PC

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humberside

Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Graham Gooch's Test Cricket

Graham Gooch's Test Cricket

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, C64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic

Lunar Pool

Lunar Pool

Platform: NES, MSX, Virtual Console

Genre: Cue sports game

Publisher: Pony Canyon, Inc. (Japan) FCI (North America)

Gun.Smoke

Gun.Smoke

Platform: FDS, NES, Amstrad CPC, MSX, PlayStation 2, PlayStation, ZX Spectrum, Xbox, Sega Saturn, IBM PC

Genre: Overhead scrolling shooter, western

Publisher: Capcom, Romstar (North American Arcade release)


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