Sunday October 20, 1985

US date format: 10/20/1985, UK date format: 20/10/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 20, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Freeman and Dominic McGuire. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Take On Me by A-Ha. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, directed by Jack Sholder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Living With The Kennedys by Marcia Chellis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chimera or Nightshade.
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler

School Spirit

Directed by: Alan Holleb

Starring: Tom Nolan, Elizabeth Foxx, Larry Linville, Roberta Collins

Evils of the Night

Directed by: Mohammed Rustam

Starring: Neville Brand, Aldo Ray, Tina Louise, John Carradine

Thou Shalt Not Kill... Except

Directed by: Josh Becker

Starring: Robert Rickman, John Manfredi, Timothy Patrick Quill, Sam Raimi

Miranda

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Serena Grandi, Andrea Occhipinti, Franco Interlenghi, Andy J. Forest

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Sport Games on October 20, 1985

Sport Games on October 20, 1985


    NFL

    American Football
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 27 - 44
  • Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 14 - 16
  • Indianapolis Colts - Buffalo Bills : 9 - 21
  • Los Angeles Raiders - Cleveland Browns : 21 - 20
  • Los Angeles Rams - Kansas City Chiefs : 16 - 0
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TV Series

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The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

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Books

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Living With The Kennedys

By: Marcia Chellis

Living With the Kennedys The Joan Kennedy Story

The Immigrant'S Daughter

By: Howard Fast

In this triumphant conclusion to the Lavette saga, Howard Fast brings the story up to the present, to the fourth generation.

A Maggot

By: John Fowles

In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that A Maggot began as a vision he had of five travellers riding with mysterious purpose through remote countryside.

Lonesome Dove

By: Larry McMurtry

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

By: Charles Kuralt

Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Action Biker

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

The Fairyland Story

Platform: Arcade, MSX, X68000, mobile

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Taito

The Rats

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Government simulation game / Text Adventure, Survival horror

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Nightshade

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Micro MSX Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game; Maze game

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Chimera

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Firebird


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