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). 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 Contact by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Don't Buy This or Gyroscope.
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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

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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

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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

Contact by Carl Sagan

Contact

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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.

On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

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Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

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.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Don't Buy This

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Video game compilations

Publisher: Firebird

Bounces

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting/Sports

Publisher: Beyond ‑ Challenging Software

Gyroscope

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Melbourne House

Motos

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, X68000, ZX Spectrum, iOS, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa; NA/EU Mastertronic

Cosmic Wartoad

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean


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