Saturday September 21, 1985

US date format: 9/21/1985, UK date format: 21/9/1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carolina Bang and Caroline Wennergren. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Funny Money by Mark Singer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frankie Goes to Hollywood or Master of Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

Country: United States of America

Demons

Directed by: Lamberto Bava

Starring: Urbano Barberini, Natasha Hovey, Karl Zinny, Fiore Argento

Faasle

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Sunil Dutt, Rekha, Rohan Kapoor, Farha Naaz

Stir Crazy

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States of America

Three Men and a Cradle

Directed by: Coline Serreau

Starring: Roland Giraud, Michel Boujenah, André Dussollier, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 21, 1985?


    Holidays

  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
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    Events

  • Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

    Famous Deaths

  • Gu Long: Taiwanese writer of wuxia novels (Born...

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Stingray

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1985?

Books

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

Funny Money

By: Mark Singer

From esteemed New Yorker writer Mark Singer comes this cautionary tale of the Penn Square Bank, the oil and gas broker in an Oklahoma City shopping mall whose collapse in 1982

The Grasshopper Trap

By: Patrick F. McManus

The bestselling author of They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? is at it again with more of his zany spoofs of The Great Outdoors.

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.

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.

A Passion For Excellence

By: Tom Peters and Nancy Austin

A Passion For Excellence is the single most existing, inspiring, career-transforming book ever published for people who want to get ahead.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Lot Lot

Platform: Family Computer[1] Arcade MSX NEC PC-8801

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Tokuma Shoten

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

Road Blaster

Platform: Arcade, MSX, Sega Mega-CD, LaserActive, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, 3DO, VHS, iOS, Sharp X68000, Windows

Genre: Interactive movie Vehicular combat

Publisher: Data East (arcade) Wolf Team, Renovation, Sega (Mega-CD) Ecseco (Saturn/PS1)

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, puzzle, minigame

Publisher: Ocean Software


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