Monday April 22, 1985

US date format: 4/22/1985, UK date format: 22/4/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 22, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Camille Lacourt and Lauri Hendler in Fort Belvoir. In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Aar Paar, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Distant Neighbors by Alan Riding was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Paying Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4-D Warriors or Law of the West.
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Movies

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Aar Paar

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Rozina, Utpal Dutt, Nuton

Rustlers' Rhapsody

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith

Détective

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Laurent Terzieff, Aurelle Doazan, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nathalie Baye

Rappin'

Directed by: Joel Silberg

Starring: Mario Van Peebles, Eriq La Salle, Melvin Plowden, Richie Abanes

Movers & Shakers

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin, Vincent Gardenia, Tyne Daly

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 22, 1985?


    Holidays

  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)

TV Series

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

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Distant Neighbors

By: Alan Riding

A study of Mexico - political, social, cultural, economic - by a journalist who was for the past 6 years the NYT bureau chief in Mexico City.

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

See You Later Alligator

By: William F. Buckley Jr

Hardcover with dustjacket.

Breaking With Moscow

By: Arkady N. Shevchenko

The highest-ranking Soviet official ever to defect tells an extraordinary story of the inner workings of the Kremlin, of his own conflicted life as a diplomat, and of the frightening world

Hotel Du Lac

By: Anita Brookner

In the novel that won her the Booker Prize and established her international reputation, Anita Brookner finds a new vocabulary for framing the eternal question "Why love?"

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Don't Buy This

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Video game compilations

Publisher: Firebird

4-D Warriors

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Sega

Ring King

Platform: Arcade Nintendo Entertainment System MSX2 Mobile phone

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Woodplace, Inc. Data East Namco

Galactic Warriors

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

Law of the West

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, NES (In Japan Only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)


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