Sunday February 24, 1985

US date format: 2/24/1985, UK date format: 24/2/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 24, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessica-Jane Clement and Priscilla Chan. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. Moonlighting, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Life Its Ownself by Dan Jenkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rambo or Gribbly's Day Out.
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Movies

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Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

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Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott, Estelle Getty

Country: United States of America

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The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

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The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

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Dance with a Stranger

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Miranda Richardson, Rupert Everett, Ian Holm, Matthew Carroll

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Drei reizende Schwestern

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Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States of America

Johann Sebastian Bach

Starring: Ulrich Thein, Franziska Troegner, Rosemarie Bärhold, Wolf Goette

The Fast Lane

Written by: John Clarke, Andrew Knight

Starring: Terry Bader, Richard Healy

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 24 February
Facts:
  • Yul Brynner reprised his role in The King & I
  • Amy Alcott wins LPGA Circle K Golf Open Tucson.
  • Birendra, Bir Bikram Shah Dev crowned King of Nepal.
  • Jim Kelly (Houston USFL) passes for pro football record 574 yards.

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Books

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Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

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The Courage To Change

By: Dennis Wholey

Stories of celebrities who have battled with alcoholism, collected by the commentator of PBS's "LateNight America," are augmented by advice from alcohol experts

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The Bridge Across Forever

By: Richard Bach

More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

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Love And War

By: John Jakes

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced …

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boffin

Boffin

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Addictive Games

Rambo

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Gribbly's Day Out

Gribbly's Day Out

Platform: C64; Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: action, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Epyx

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Bored of the Rings

Bored of the Rings

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text adventure game

Publisher: Delta 4, CRL Group

Home videos

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

Rainbow Brite

Studio: Children's Video Library

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The Sure Thing

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Vanishing Prairie

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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