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Sunday 22 September 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tatiana Maslany and Erin Marie Hogan. 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. Ran, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Too Much, Too Soon by Jacqueline Briskin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing or Hacker.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States

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After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom

Country: United States

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Better Off Dead...

Directed by: Savage Steve Holland

Starring: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby

Country: United States

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Teen Wolf

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti

Country: United States

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The Return of the Living Dead

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Vid Kids

Country: Canada

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The Brothers MacGregor

Written by: Julian Roach, John Stevenson

Starring: Malcolm Hebden, Paul Barber, Jean Heywood, Philip Whitchurch

Beyond 2000

Starring: Simon Reeve, Tracey Curro, Bryan Smith

Country: Australia

Doris Day's Best Friends

Starring: Doris Day

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 September 1985 ?

  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
  • Saint Jonas
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Famous Deaths:
  • 37th Emmy Awards: Cagney and Lacey, Cosby Show and Tyne Daly win
  • Earthquake strikes Mexico, 2,000 killed
  • France Premier confesses on attack of Rainbow Warrior
  • St. Louis Cardinals set an unusual streak record by winning 9 of 10 games, each pitched by a different man
  • Val Skinner wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic

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Sport Games on 22 September 1985

American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - Dallas Cowboys : 7 - 20
  • Denver Broncos - Atlanta Falcons : 44 - 28
  • Detroit Lions - Indianapolis Colts : 6 - 14
  • Houston Oilers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 0 - 20
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: pro baseball cocaine use.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8975
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mikhail Gorbachev -- Sep. 9, 1985


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

Too Much, Too Soon

By: Jacqueline Briskin

From Publishers Weekly Three beautiful British sisters come to live in San Francisco with their rich Uncle Gideon whose protege, Curt Ivory, is destined to claim the heart of one of the

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The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler


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Hold The Dream

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

An omnibus collection of three favorites by the best-selling author of A Woman of Substance includes complete copies of Hold the Dream, To Be the Best, and Act

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Jubal Sackett

By: Louis L'Amour

In Jubal Sackett, the second generation of Louis L’Amour’s great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cap'n Magneto

Cap'n Magneto

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: adventure


Platform: Atari 400/800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Commodore 16/116/Plus/4

Genre: Action-adventure

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Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision/Mastertronic

Everyone's A Wally

Everyone's A Wally

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mikro-Gen


Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari XL/XE, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC (MS-DOS), Macintosh, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle/Strategy

Publisher: Activision

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