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Wednesday 27 November 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. 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. Rocky IV, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floyd on Fish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ace or Be-Bop High School.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Rocky IV

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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To Live and Die in L.A.

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow

Country: United States

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Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton

Country: United States

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Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Floyd on Fish

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hard Labeur

Starring: Nora Barten, Roger Bolders, Sjarel Branckaerts, Dirk Celis

Country: Belgium

Yume no Hoshi no Button Nose

Country: Japan


Starring: Anna Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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Historical Events

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

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

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

By: Joseph Wambaugh

All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

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Only One Woof

By: James Herriot

Gyp, a cheerful but always silent sheep dog, startles everyone with uncharacteristic behavior during the championship sheep dog trials.

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Dancing In The Light

By: Shirley MacLaine

Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

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Smart Women, Foolish Choices

By: Connell Cowan and Melvyn Kinder

Smart Women Foolish Choices

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Commodore 16, Plus 4, VIC-20, 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, PCW, DOS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: UK Cascade Games; NA UBX

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Kong Strikes Back!

Kong Strikes Back!

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Ocean Software

The Rats

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Government simulation game / Text Adventure, Survival horror

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

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Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes, C64 Direct-to-TV, Virtual Console, iOS (ZX Spectrum Elite Collection)

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Puzzle

Publisher: Hewson Consultants, Jester Interactive Publishing

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Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

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