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Sunday 22 December 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include 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. Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Benny Hill's Madcap Chase or Racing Destruction Set.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Floyd on Fish

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hard Labeur

Starring: Nora Barten, Roger Bolders, Sjarel Branckaerts, Dirk Celis

Country: Belgium

Yume no Hoshi no Button Nose

Country: Japan

Dotaman

Starring: Anna Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Enemy Mine

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James

Country: United States

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Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey

Country: United States

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Clue

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn

Country: United States

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Out of Africa

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Halley's Comet -- Dec. 16, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8989
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Teenage Pregnancy -- Dec. 9, 1985

Books

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

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Contact

By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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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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The Vampire Lestat

By: Anne Rice

Lestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice’s enthralling novel is a creature of the darkest and richest imagination. Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now a rock

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fairlight

Platform: Amstrad CPC by Trevor Inns, Amstrad PCW by Trevor Inns, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Edge Games

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Benny Hill's Madcap Chase

Benny Hill's Madcap Chase

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: dk'tronics

Blackwyche

Blackwyche

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

City Connection

Platform: Arcade NES MSX Virtual Console Arcade Archives(PS4)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco, Kitcorp, HAMSTER

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Racing Destruction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Electronic Arts & Ariolasoft (Europe)

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