Friday January 25, 1985

US date format: 1/25/1985, UK date format: 25/1/1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 25, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Trevino and JR O Chrome. 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 The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pushing Up Daisies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cauldron or The Earth Fighter Rayieza.
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Movies

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The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

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

Country: United States of America

Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

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

Country: United States of America

The Sure Thing

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Anthony Edwards, Boyd Gaines

Country: United States of America

Heaven Help Us

Directed by: Michael Dinner

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

Mischief

Directed by: Mel Damski

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 25, 1985?


    Holidays

  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
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    Events

  • Black & Blue, premieres in Paris

    Famous Deaths

  • Ilias Iliou: Greek politician (Born 1904).

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pogo 1104

Drei reizende Schwestern

Um Sonho a Mais

Magazine Covers

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

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.

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 …

Strong Medicine

By: Arthur Hailey

Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

Pieces Of My Mind

By: Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Earth Fighter Rayieza

Platform: NEC PC-8801 FM-7 Sharp X1 MSX Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Enix Nintendo (Family Computer)

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bandai

Peter Pack Rat

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silverbird Software

Heart of Africa

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Cauldron

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Enterprise 128

Genre: Arcade adventure, platform game

Publisher: Palace Software


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