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Thursday January 24, 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 24, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jenna King and Ian Henderson. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. The Breakfast Club, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Heritage by Abba Eban was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pushing Up Daisies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Legend of Kage or Battle City.
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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 24 January 1985

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Movies

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

The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Country: United States

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Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

Country: United States

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Heaven Help Us

Directed by: Michael Dinner

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Andrew McCarthy, John Heard, Mary Stuart Masterson

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Mischief

Directed by: Mel Damski

Starring: Doug McKeon, Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelly Preston, Chris Nash

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Phenomena

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasence, Daria Nicolodi, Fiore Argento

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TV Series

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

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pogo 1104

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Drei reizende Schwestern

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Um Sonho a Mais

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 is launched.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 24, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Heritage

By: Abba Eban

A magnificently illustrated, superbly written history and the companion volume to the award-winning PBS television series Heritage, narrated by Abba Eban and viewed by some 50 million Americans.

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The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz

By: Joan Rivers

From the jacketflap:Written with complete candor and riotous disregard for sworn confidences, America's number-one comedienne, Joan Rivers, confides the naked truths about her former best, best friend, Heidi Abromowitz, the girl whose come-hither look inspired the discovery of penicillin.Without

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Son Of The Morning Star

By: Evan S. Connell

Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

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One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle City

Battle City

Platform: Family Computer, Game Boy, Arcade (Nintendo VS. System), Sharp X1, Virtual Console (Wii and Wii U)

Genre: Action, Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

Repulse

Repulse

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Baraduke

Baraduke

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa (Sharp X68000)

The Legend of Kage

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Family Computer/NES, MSX, Virtual Console, X1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP/NA Taito; JP Square Enix (3DSVC); EU Imagine Studios (CPC/C64)

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Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress

Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress

Platform: Coleco Adam; ColecoVision; Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

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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Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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Race with the Devil

Studio: Key Video

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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