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Monday 21 October 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 21, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rainier Castillo and Danny Wylde. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Mard, directed by Manmohan Desai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Maggot by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ikki or Don't Buy This.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 October 1985

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Movies

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

Mard

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy, Dara Singh

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That Was Then... This Is Now

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Craig Sheffer, Larry B. Scott, Matthew Dudley

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Target

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Gene Hackman, Matt Dillon, Gayle Hunnicutt, Randy Moore

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Transylvania 6-5000

Directed by: Rudy De Luca

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Joseph Bologna, Ed Begley Jr., Carol Kane

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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

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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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North and South

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dan White: American homicide, a disgruntled former City of San Francisco employee who shot Mayor Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk on 11/27/1978, 10:45 AM PST.

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Sport Games on 21 October 1985

NFL
American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Chicago Bears : 7 - 23
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 21, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ikki

Platform: Arcade Famicom Microsoft Windows Virtual Console[1] PlayStation (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1) PlayStation Network (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1)[2] Mobile phone PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco (arcade version) Sunsoft

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Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, puzzle, minigame

Publisher: Ocean Software

Don't Buy This

Don't Buy This

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Video game compilations

Publisher: Firebird

Psi 5 Trading Company

Psi 5 Trading Company

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Space trading game

Publisher: Accolade

Cyclone

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Vortex Software

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Home videos

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

The Curse of Frankenstein

Studio: Warner Home Video

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Vanishing Prairie

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Dumbo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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