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Wednesday 27 February 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juliana Imai and Diniyar Bilyaletdinov. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. The Sure Thing, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robotech. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghetto Blaster or Cap'n Magneto.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

FTV

Written by: Chris Bearde

Starring: Bill Bentley, Freddie Jackson, Stephanie Mills

Country: United States

Tales from Fat Tulip's Garden

Starring: Tony Robinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Club MTV

Starring: Rozie Bacchi, Downtown Julie Brown, Brigid Goode, Heather S. Michaels

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Sure Thing

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Anthony Edwards

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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Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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Boxcar Bertha

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Henry Cabot Lodge: American politician (Senator-Republican/diplomat) dies at age 82.
  • David Huffman: American computer scientist developed Huffman coding (d. 1999).
Facts:
  • Farmers converge in Washington to demand economic relief.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cocaine -- Feb. 25, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8945
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Failing Farms -- Feb. 18, 1985

Books

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

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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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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ghetto Blaster

Platform: C64

Genre: Action

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The Halley Project

Platform: Apple II Atari 8-bit family Commodore 64 Commodore Amiga

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Mindscape

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Rambo

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Cap'n Magneto

Cap'n Magneto

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: adventure

Castle Quest

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: arcade adventure

Publisher: Micro Power

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