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Sunday 24 March 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amanda Lameche and CJ Perry. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon. In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, directed by Jerry Paris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton by Michael Mott was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching CBS Storybreak. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder or Peter Pack Rat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

CBS Storybreak

Starring: Hamilton Camp, Brian Cummings, Michael Bell, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

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Kyoju tokuso Jaspion

Starring: Mika Muramatsu, Hikaru Kurosaki, Kiyomi Tsukada

Country: Japan

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Johann Sebastian Bach

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

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Movies

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

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf

Country: United States

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The Last Dragon

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney

Country: United States

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Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 March 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 5th Golden Raspberry Awards: Bolero wins
  • Golden Raspberry Awards presented to parody Oscar Awards (Bolero wins).
  • Jan Stephenson wins LPGA GNA Golf Classic.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Larry Bird & Wayne Gretzky -- Mar. 18, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8948
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Star Wars -- Mar. 11, 1985

Books

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

The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton

By: Michael Mott

The only authorized biography of Merton-a New York Times bestseller and a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize-this book was based on interviews as well as Merton’s unpublished writings.

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Breaking With Moscow

By: Arkady N. Shevchenko

The highest-ranking Soviet official ever to defect tells an extraordinary story of the inner workings of the Kremlin, of his own conflicted life as a diplomat, and of the frightening world

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The Finishing School

By: Gail Godwin

Justin Stokes would never forget the summer she turned fourteen, nor the woman who transformed her bleak adolescent life into a wondrous place of brilliant color.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Empire of Karn

The Empire of Karn

Platform: Amstrad CPC C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Interceptor Software

Koronis Rift

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Atari 8-bit family, Tandy Color Computer 3

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

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MUD2

MUD2

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Platform: Amiga; Commodore 64; Apple II; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Peter Pack Rat

Peter Pack Rat

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silverbird Software


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