Wednesday November 27, 1985

US date format: 11/27/1985, UK date format: 27/11/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 27, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Alison Pill and Damien Chouly. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Separate Lives by Phil Collins. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. A Room with a View, directed by James Ivory, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Acrojet or Alien 8.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Cards Vince Coleman wins NL Rookie of Year
  • Republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland.

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Movies

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A Room with a View

A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands

Country: United States of America

Clue

Clue

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States of America

Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen

Country: United States of America

Enemy Mine

Enemy Mine

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus

Country: United States of America

Trouble in Mind

Trouble in Mind

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Keith Carradine, Lori Singer, Geneviève Bujold

TV Series

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Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Days to next November 27

If November 27, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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House by Tracy Kidder

House

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Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin

Charles & Diana

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Illustrated with thirty-two pages of photographs, this in-depth, intimate portrait of the future royalty of England draws on interviews with family, friends, confidants, and associates of the royal couple.

The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice

The Vampire Lestat

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Lestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice’s enthralling novel is a creature of the darkest and richest imagination. Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now a rock

Common Ground by J. Anthony Lukas

Common Ground

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Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Galapagos

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“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—The New York Times Book ReviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Acrojet

Acrojet

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Ltd.

Poly Play

Poly Play

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Various

Publisher: VEB Polytechnik

Alien 8

Alien 8

Platform: ZX Spectrum BBC Micro Amstrad CPC MSX

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Psi 5 Trading Company

Psi 5 Trading Company

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Space trading game

Publisher: Accolade

Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man

Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action/platform


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