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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 Eduardo Cruz and Juliana Imai. 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 Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness by George Burns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robotech. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Back to the Future or Lode Runner's Rescue.
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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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Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Written by: Carl Macek

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

Country: United States

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Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam

Starring: Nobuo Tobita

Country: Japan

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Starring: Ole Michelsen, Søren Høy

Country: Denmark


Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

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Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman

Starring: Rica Matsumoto, Takeshi Ishikawa, Haruki Hamada, Kazuoki Takahashi

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 1985 ?

  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
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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).
  • Farmers converge in Washington to demand economic relief.

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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


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

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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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

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Illusions Of Love

By: Cynthia Freeman

Do we make our own destinies? Can we alter the courses of our lives?Cynthia Freeman’s New York Times bestselling novel will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a second

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By: Elmore Leonard

“Intense….A higher caliber of entertainment.”—New York TimesElmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the best possible way. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir tale of

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Back to the Future

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

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Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Platform: Apple, Commodore, IBM Personal Computer

Publisher: Magicware

Cap'n Magneto

Cap'n Magneto

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: adventure

Exed Exes

Exed Exes

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Virtual Console

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Capcom, Tokuma Shoten (Famicom)

Lode Runner's Rescue

Lode Runner's Rescue

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Synapse Software

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