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Wednesday October 23, 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 23, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Miguel (singer) and Masiela Lusha. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Mard, directed by Manmohan Desai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ikki or Galactic Warriors.
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What the sky looked like on 23 October 1985

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Movies

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

Mard

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy, Dara Singh

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That Was Then... This Is Now

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Craig Sheffer, Larry B. Scott, Matthew Dudley

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Target

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Gene Hackman, Matt Dillon, Gayle Hunnicutt, Randy Moore

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Transylvania 6-5000

Directed by: Rudy De Luca

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Joseph Bologna, Ed Begley Jr., Carol Kane

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler

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TV Series

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

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

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In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

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North and South

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 23, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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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Goddess

By: Anthony Summers

She was born Norma Jeane but the world knew and loved her as Marilyn. Her life was one of unprecedented fame and private misery, her death a tragedy surrounded by mysteries.

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A Maggot

By: John Fowles

In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that A Maggot began as a vision he had of five travellers riding with mysterious purpose through remote countryside.

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Lonesome Dove

By: Larry McMurtry

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ikki

Ikki

Platform: Arcade Famicom Microsoft Windows Virtual Console[1] PlayStation (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1) PlayStation Network (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1)[2] Mobile phone PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco (arcade version) Sunsoft

Motos

Motos

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, X68000, ZX Spectrum, iOS, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa; NA/EU Mastertronic

Ring King

Ring King

Platform: Arcade Nintendo Entertainment System MSX2 Mobile phone

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Woodplace, Inc. Data East Namco

Galactic Warriors

Galactic Warriors

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

Exed Exes

Exed Exes

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Virtual Console

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Capcom, Tokuma Shoten (Famicom)

Home videos

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

Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Vanishing Prairie

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Care Bears Movie

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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The Legend of Lobo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Donald's Bee Pictures

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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