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Saturday 21 December 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kevin Hernandez and James Stewart. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Head Office, directed by Ken Finkleman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dunera Boys. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mail Order Monsters or 3D Monster Chase.
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What the sky looked like on 21 December 1985

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Movies

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

Head Office

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Judge Reinhold, Eddie Albert, Lori-Nan Engler, Merritt Butrick

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Revolution

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

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The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Country: United States

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The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

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Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Fernando Rey, Maria Lamor

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TV Series

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

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

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Oliver Maass

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The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Alice Miller / Don January wins LPGA Mazda Golf Championship
  • ARCO Anchorage runs aground near Port Angeles, Washington.

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Sport Games on 21 December 1985

NFL
American Football
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - New York Giants : 10 - 28
  • Washington Redskins - St. Louis Cardinals : 27 - 16
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Books

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

Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

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

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House

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

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Only One Woof

By: James Herriot

Gyp, a cheerful but always silent sheep dog, startles everyone with uncharacteristic behavior during the championship sheep dog trials.

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Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mail Order Monsters

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Nine Princes in Amber

Nine Princes in Amber

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

Genre: Text Adventure with graphics

Publisher: Telarium Corporation

The Halley Project

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

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Mindscape

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The Eidolon

Platform: Apple II, MSX, Atari XL/XE, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure

Publisher: Epyx

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3D Monster Chase

3D Monster Chase

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze Game

Publisher: Romik

Home videos

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

The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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The Secret of the Sword

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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