Sunday October 27, 1985

US date format: 10/27/1985, UK date format: 27/10/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 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. That Was Then... This Is Now, directed by Christopher Cain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Don't Buy This or Antix.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
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Events

  • 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
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Movies

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That Was Then... This Is Now

That Was Then... This Is Now

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Craig Sheffer, Larry B. Scott, Matthew Dudley

Mard

Mard

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy, Dara Singh

Target

Target

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Gene Hackman, Matt Dillon, Gayle Hunnicutt, Randy Moore

Transylvania 6-5000

Transylvania 6-5000

Directed by: Rudy De Luca

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Joseph Bologna, Ed Begley Jr., Carol Kane

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler

Sport Games on October 27, 1985

Sport Games on October 27, 1985


NFL

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
  • Houston Oilers - St. Louis Cardinals : 20 - 10
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TV Series

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The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

North and South

North and South

Oliana Molls i l'astàlec de bronze

Oliana Molls i l'astàlec de bronze

Days to next October 27

If October 27, 1985 is your birthday you're 34 years, 9 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 16 days.
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Books

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The Red Fox by Anthony Hyde

The Red Fox

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Soviet affairs specialist Robert Thorne receives a strange message from May Brightman, a woman he had been due to marry twenty years earlier. It

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

The Accidental Tourist

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“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

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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

The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

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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.

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.

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.

Don't Buy This

Don't Buy This

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Video game compilations

Publisher: Firebird

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot-em-up

Publisher: CRL Group PLC

Antix

Antix

Platform: Elektronika 60, MS-DOS

The Legend of Kage

The Legend of Kage

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Family Computer/NES, MSX, Virtual Console, X1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP/NA Taito; JP Square Enix (3DSVC); EU Imagine Studios (CPC/C64)


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