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Sunday 22 December 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 22, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tom Sturridge and Edurne . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Head Office, directed by Ken Finkleman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while What'S Bred In The Bone by Robertson Davies was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dunera Boys. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network or Ring King.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 22 December 1985

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Movies

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

Head Office

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Judge Reinhold, Eddie Albert, Lori-Nan Engler, Merritt Butrick

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Revolution

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

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The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery

Country: United States

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The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

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Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Fernando Rey, Maria Lamor

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TV Series

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

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

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Oliver Maass

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The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 22 December
Famous Deaths:
  • D Boon: American musician, guitarist and vocalist of Minutemen, a Californian punk rock group.
Facts:
  • Wind in the Willows closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • STS 51-L vehicle moves to Launch Pad 39B
  • 74th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Germany in Munich (3-2).

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Sport Games on 22 December 1985

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 16 - 10
  • Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 0 - 28
  • Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 37 - 17
  • Cincinnati Bengals - New England Patriots : 23 - 34
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 22, 1985 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 22, 1985 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

What'S Bred In The Bone

By: Robertson Davies

At once ingenious and powerful, What's Bred in the Bone holds the usual rich mixture of Davies' delights.

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Texas

By: James A. Michener

Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative ...

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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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Secrets

By: Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4-D Warriors

4-D Warriors

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Sega

Déjà Vu

Déjà Vu

Platform: Apple IIGS, Macintosh; Atari ST; Commodore 64, Amiga; DOS; Game Boy Color; Microsoft Windows (Pocket PC); NES

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape Kemco (NES, GBC)

Ring King

Ring King

Platform: Arcade Nintendo Entertainment System MSX2 Mobile phone

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Woodplace, Inc. Data East Namco

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Platform: Arcade PS4 (Arcade Archives)

Genre: Sports, Professional wrestling

Publisher: Taito HAMSTER (PS4)

Little Computer People

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga Apple II PC-9801 PC-8801

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Activision

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Home videos

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

The Sure Thing

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Curse of Frankenstein

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Dumbo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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