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Thursday 21 February 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 21, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Georgios Samaras and Bob Burton. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. Moonlighting, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Choices by Liv Ullmann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Imhotep or Nodes of Yesod.
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What the sky looked like on 21 February 1985

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Movies

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

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

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La vaquilla

Directed by: Luis García Berlanga

Starring: Alfredo Landa, Guillermo Montesinos, Santiago Ramos, José Sacristán

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The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

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The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

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The Shooting Party

Directed by: Alan Bridges

Starring: James Mason, Edward Fox, Dorothy Tutin, John Gielgud

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Drei reizende Schwestern

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Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

Johann Sebastian Bach

Starring: Ulrich Thein, Franziska Troegner, Rosemarie Bärhold, Wolf Goette

The Fast Lane

Written by: John Clarke, Andrew Knight

Starring: Terry Bader, Richard Healy

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ina Claire: Actress / comedienne (3 Broadway Girls), dies of a stroke at 89.
  • Eric Herfst: Dutch cabaret performer (Floris), dies at age 47.
  • Louis Hayward: Johannesburg, South Africa -- Actor (Lone Wolf, Survivors).
Facts:
  • Largest NBA crowd to date: 44,970 (Atlanta Hawks at Detroit Pistons).
  • Tim Raines is awarded a US$12 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator.
  • Evert van Benthem wins 13th Friese 11 city skating race.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 21, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Choices

By: Liv Ullmann

Norwegian actress of great magnitude, with a very interesting life and career. Excellent reading material for one of the world's most beautiful and finest actresses of years gone by -- recently

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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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The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

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Moscow Rules

By: Robert Moss

Yuri Andropov is dead, and the shaky succession of Konstantin Chernenko leaves Russia in turmoil. Like many others Sasha Preobrazhensky has become disillusioned with Moscow. He

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Acrojet

Acrojet

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Ltd.

Imhotep

Imhotep

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Exed Exes

Exed Exes

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Virtual Console

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Capcom, Tokuma Shoten (Famicom)

Challenger

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Advance Mobile phone Virtual Console

Genre: Action game Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Nodes of Yesod

Nodes of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Enterprise 64/128, iOS (Apple)

Genre: Maze; Platform

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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The Best Years of Our Lives

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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The Three Lives of Thomasina

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Beach Boys: An American Band

Studio: Vestron Video

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