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Thursday 21 February 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. 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. Witness, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Imhotep or Nodes of Yesod.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

Country: United States

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Boxcar Bertha

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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Supergirl

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

It

Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

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Bogart

Starring: Ole Michelsen, Søren Høy

Country: Denmark

Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman

Starring: Rica Matsumoto, Takeshi Ishikawa, Haruki Hamada, Kazuoki Takahashi

Country: Japan

The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Comedy Break

Starring: Kevin Pollak, Jamie Alcroft, Mack Dryden, Marla Frumkin

Country: United States

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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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Books

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

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Jitterbug Perfume

By: Tom Robbins

Jitterbug Perfume is an epic.Which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesn’t conclude until nine o’clock tonight (Paris time).It

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Citizen Hughes

By: Michael Drosnin

Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in the Martin Scorsese movie The Aviator, Howard Hughes is legendary as a playboy and pilot—but he is notorious for what he became: the ultimate mystery man.

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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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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


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