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Tuesday 24 September 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eleanor Catton and Jessica Lucas. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Come and See, directed by E. Klimov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge or Gunfright.
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 months ?

The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Vid Kids

Country: Canada

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The Brothers MacGregor

Written by: Julian Roach, John Stevenson

Starring: Malcolm Hebden, Paul Barber, Jean Heywood, Philip Whitchurch

Beyond 2000

Starring: Simon Reeve, Tracey Curro, Bryan Smith

Country: Australia

Doris Day's Best Friends

Starring: Doris Day

Country: United States

Movies

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

Come and See

Directed by: E. Klimov

Starring: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Lauciavicius

Country: United States

Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States

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After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom

Country: United States

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Teen Wolf

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti

Country: United States

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Better Off Dead...

Directed by: Savage Steve Holland

Starring: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 September 1985 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Apollo Computer Inc lays off 300 employees
  • Expos Andre Dawson joins Willey McCovey to hit 2 HRs in an inn twice
  • Fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15 hours 30 minutes).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Deng Xiaoping -- Sep. 23, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8976
  • Time: Inset: pro baseball cocaine use.

Books

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

The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

By: George Burns

The renowned actor-comedian offers personal observations, stories, anecdotes, and advice about dealing with life's ups and downs and increasing one's happiness and well-being through good will and laughter.

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God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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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 ?

Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge

Eddie Kidd Jump Challenge

Platform: C64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Martech

Gunfright

Gunfright

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX, Xbox One

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: U.S. Gold

Mach Rider

Platform: Arcade, NES/Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Master of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

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Nodes of Yesod

Nodes of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Enterprise 64/128, iOS (Apple)

Genre: Maze; Platform


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