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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 Common Ground by J. Anthony Lukas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Quake Minus One or Super Mario.
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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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To Live and Die in L.A.

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow, Debra Feuer

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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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.
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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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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Saving All My Love For You - Whitney Houston
  2. Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
  3. Take On Me - A-Ha
  4. Miami Vice Theme - Jan Hammer
  5. Head Over Heels - Tears For Fears
  6. Ready For The World - Oh Sheila
  7. Lonely Ol' Night - John Cougar Mellencamp
  8. Fortress Around Your Heart - Sting
  9. Bruce Springsteen - I'm Goin' Down
  10. You Belong To The City - Glenn Frey
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
  2. Freddie Jackson - You Are My Lady
  3. I Wish He Didn't Trust Me So Much - Bobby Womack
  4. Cameo - Single Life
  5. Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show
  6. I'll Be Good - Rene & Angela
  7. Maurice White - Stand By Me
  8. The Oak Tree - Morris Day
  9. You Wear It Well - El DeBarge With DeBarge
  10. Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. The Power Of Love - Jennifer Rush
  2. Midge Ure - If I Was
  3. Colonel Abrams - Trapped
  4. Take On Me - A-ha
  5. Red Box - Lean On Me (Ah-Li-Ayo)

Books

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

Common Ground

By: J. Anthony Lukas

Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.

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Dancing In The Light

By: Shirley MacLaine

Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

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The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

By: Dominick Dunne

When Navy ensign Billy Grenville, heir to a vast New York fortune, sees showgirl Ann Arden on the dance floor, it is love at first sight.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Poly Play

Poly Play

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Various

Publisher: VEB Polytechnik

Doomdark's Revenge

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Commodore Plus/4

Genre: Role-playing, strategy

Publisher: Beyond Software

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Super Mario

Super Mario

Platform: Game & Watch Game Boy Advance Game Boy Game Boy Color GameCube Nintendo 3DS Nintendo 64 Nintendo DS Nintendo Entertainment System Super Nintendo Entertainment System Wii Wii U; Game & Watch; Game Boy

Genre: Platform, fantasy

Publisher: Nintendo

Quake Minus One

Quake Minus One

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Monolith/Beyond

Ice Palace

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

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Home videos

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

Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Charlie the Lonesome Cougar

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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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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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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