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Sunday 27 October 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sirli Hanni and Sandra Volk. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lucky by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hard Labeur. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Confuzion or Ice Palace.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1985 ?

  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
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  • 16th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:11:34
  • Anthony Carter begins NFL streak of 100+ consecutive game receptions
  • Billy Martin is fired by Yankees for 4th time
  • Hurricane Juan ravages US Gulf states and east coast, 49 die
  • Kansas City Royals beat Saint Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3 (a score of 11-0 in the final game) in 82nd World Series. Kansas City is the first team World Series history to lose the first two games at home and then come back to win the World Championship.

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Sport Games on 27 October 1985

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Dallas Cowboys : 10 - 24
  • Buffalo Bills - Philadelphia Eagles : 17 - 21
  • Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 30 - 10
  • Green Bay Packers - Indianapolis Colts : 10 - 37
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

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The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler


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A Maggot

By: John Fowles

In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that A Maggot began as a vision he had of five travellers riding with mysterious purpose through remote countryside.

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Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ghetto Blaster

Platform: C64

Genre: Action

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

Desert Fox

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

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Field Combat

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer,[1] Virtual Console

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: Jaleco

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Ice Palace

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

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