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Friday 25 October 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ciara (singer) and John C Robinson. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lucky by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hard Labeur. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frankie Goes to Hollywood or Infernal Runner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

To Live and Die in L.A.

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow

Country: United States

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Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton

Country: United States

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Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hard Labeur

Starring: Nora Barten, Roger Bolders, Sjarel Branckaerts, Dirk Celis

Country: Belgium

Yume no Hoshi no Button Nose

Country: Japan


Starring: Anna Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 October 1985 ?

  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Angels announce that they will not offer Rod Carew a new contract
  • Kosmos 1700 communications satellite placed in geostationary orbit.

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


By: Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

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By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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By: Anthony Summers

She was born Norma Jeane but the world knew and loved her as Marilyn. Her life was one of unprecedented fame and private misery, her death a tragedy surrounded by mysteries.

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Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, puzzle, minigame

Publisher: Ocean Software



Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX, Xbox One

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: U.S. Gold

Infernal Runner

Infernal Runner

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Loriciel


Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 2600, Intellivision, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Virtual Console, PlayStation 3, X

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Pit Pot

Pit Pot

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Puzzle Action

Publisher: Sega

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