Sunday January 27, 1985

US date format: 1/27/1985, UK date format: 27/1/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 27, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerard Aafjes and Dustley Mulder. 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 Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Law of the West or Macadam Bumper.
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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

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    Holidays

  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
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    Events

  • Doug Henning & His World... closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York after 60 performances

TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pogo 1104

Drei reizende Schwestern

Um Sonho a Mais

Onegai! Samia don

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?

Macadam Bumper

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, Oric-1/Atmos, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Personal Software Services (UK) Accolade (US)

Chuckie Egg 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga

Genre: Arcade game, Adventure game

Publisher: A&F Software Pick & Choose

Law of the West

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, NES (In Japan Only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)

Richard Petty's Talladega

Platform: Commodore 64 Atari XL

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: NA Electronic Arts; EU Ariolasoft

The Last V8

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mastertronics


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