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Friday September 20, 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 20, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alban Préaubert and Gio Gonzalez. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Last V8 or Lot Lot.
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What the sky looked like on 20 September 1985

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Movies

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

Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

Country: United States

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Demons

Directed by: Lamberto Bava

Starring: Urbano Barberini, Natasha Hovey, Karl Zinny, Fiore Argento

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Code Name: Emerald

Directed by: Jonathan Sanger

Starring: Ed Harris, Max von Sydow, Horst Buchholz, Helmut Berger

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Faasle

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Sunil Dutt, Rekha, Rohan Kapoor, Farha Naaz

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Stir Crazy

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

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In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

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Stingray

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Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 September 1985 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players
  • The capital gains tax is introduced to Australia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 20, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1985 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
  2. Kool & The Gang - Cherish
  3. St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) - John Parr
  4. We Don't Need Another Hero - Tina Turner
  5. Don't Lose My Number - Phil Collins
  6. Wham! - Freedom
  7. Prince - Pop Life
  8. Power Of Love - Huey Lewis & The News
  9. Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
  10. Madonna - Dress You Up
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
  2. Saving All My Love For You - Whitney Houston
  3. Kool & The Gang - Cherish
  4. Freddie Jackson - You Are My Lady
  5. 9.9 - All Of Me For All Of You
  6. I Wish He Didn't Trust Me So Much - Bobby Womack
  7. The Pointer Sisters - Dare Me
  8. Fly Girl - Boogie Boys
  9. We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) - Tina Turner
  10. Starpoint - Object Of My Desire
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Dancing In The Street - David Bowie & Mick Jagger
  2. Bonnie Tyler - Holding Out For A Hero
  3. Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
  4. UB40 featuring Chrissie Hynde - I Got You Babe
  5. Baltimora - Tarzan Boy

Books

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

Less Than Zero

By: Bret Easton Ellis

Set in Los Angeles in the early 1980's, this coolly mesmerizing novel is a raw, powerful portrait of a lost generation who have experienced sex, drugs, and disaffection at

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After The Reunion

By: Rona Jaffe

The popular sequel to Class Reunion, Rona Jaffe’s After the Reunion continues the heartwarming story of Daphne, Emily, Chris, and Annabel five years after their class reunion.

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Funny Money

By: Mark Singer

From esteemed New Yorker writer Mark Singer comes this cautionary tale of the Penn Square Bank, the oil and gas broker in an Oklahoma City shopping mall whose collapse in 1982

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The Grasshopper Trap

By: Patrick F. McManus

The bestselling author of They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? is at it again with more of his zany spoofs of The Great Outdoors.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Nine Princes in Amber

Nine Princes in Amber

Platform: C64, DOS, Atari ST, Apple II, MSX2

Genre: Text Adventure with graphics

Publisher: Telarium Corporation

4-D Warriors

4-D Warriors

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Sega

Lot Lot

Lot Lot

Platform: Family Computer[1] Arcade MSX NEC PC-8801

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Tokuma Shoten

Chubby Cherub

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bandai

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The Last V8

The Last V8

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mastertronics

Home videos

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

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Curse of Frankenstein

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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