Monday December 23, 1985

US date format: 12/23/1985, UK date format: 23/12/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 23, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Harry Judd and Naptural85 . 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 World'S Fair by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching That's Entertainment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dun Darach or Macadam Bumper.
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Movies

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Head Office

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

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

Revolution

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

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

The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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

Country: United States of America

The Trip to Bountiful

Directed by: Peter Masterson

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

Star Knight

Directed by: Fernando Colomo

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 23, 1985?


    Holidays

  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
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Sport Games on December 23, 1985

Sport Games on December 23, 1985


TV Series

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

That's Entertainment

Directed by: Jr. Jack Haley

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Oliver Maass

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

World'S Fair

By: E. L. Doctorow

"Something close to magic." The Los Angeles TimesThe astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas

Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

Lucky

By: Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

By: Robert A. Heinlein

When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his table, Dr. Richard Ames is thrown headfirst into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions, where a plot to

Only One Woof

By: James Herriot

Gyp, a cheerful but always silent sheep dog, startles everyone with uncharacteristic behavior during the championship sheep dog trials.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jason's Gem

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mastertronic

Dun Darach

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Macadam Bumper

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, Oric-1/Atmos, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Personal Software Services (UK) Accolade (US)

Nonterraqueous

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Mastertronic

Psi 5 Trading Company

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Space trading game

Publisher: Accolade


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