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Sunday 24 February 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position 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 Moses The Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ballyhoo or Blackwyche.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 February 1985

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Movies

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

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

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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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The Shooting Party

Directed by: Alan Bridges

Starring: James Mason, Edward Fox, Dorothy Tutin, John Gielgud

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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

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:
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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 24, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Moses The Kitten

By: James Herriot

A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

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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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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Eidolon

Platform: Apple II, MSX, Atari XL/XE, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure

Publisher: Epyx

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Blackwyche

Blackwyche

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

The Arc of Yesod

The Arc of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Thor Computer Software

Ballyhoo

Ballyhoo

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

The Great American Cross-Country Road Race

The Great American Cross-Country Road Race

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Charlie the Lonesome Cougar

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Best Years of Our Lives

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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The Barefoot Executive

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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