Sunday April 28, 1985

US date format: 4/28/1985, UK date format: 28/4/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 28, 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 Mathilde Johansson and Louise Pentland. In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Aar Paar, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Mexico Set by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Paying Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Arc of Yesod or Law of the West.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
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Events

  • Billy Martin named New York Yankees' manager for fourth time.
  • Fernando Valenzuela sets record of 41 scoreless innings to start season.
  • Alice Miller wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic.

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Movies

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Aar Paar

Aar Paar

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Rozina, Utpal Dutt, Nuton

Rustlers' Rhapsody

Rustlers' Rhapsody

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith

Détective

Détective

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Laurent Terzieff, Aurelle Doazan, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nathalie Baye

Rappin'

Rappin'

Directed by: Joel Silberg

Starring: Mario Van Peebles, Eriq La Salle, Melvin Plowden, Richie Abanes

Gymkata

Gymkata

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Kurt Thomas, Tetchie Agbayani, Richard Norton, Edward Bell

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TV Series

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Paying Guest

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Mussolini and I

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Days to next April 28

If April 28, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 4 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Citizen Hughes by Michael Drosnin

Citizen Hughes

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Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in the Martin Scorsese movie The Aviator, Howard Hughes is legendary as a playboy and pilot—but he is notorious for what he became: the ultimate mystery man.

The Class by Erich Segal

The Class

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From world-renowed author Erich Segal comes a powerful and moving saga of five extraordinary members of the Harvard class of 1958 and the women with whom their lives are intertwined.

The Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy

The Hunt For Red October

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Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon

If Tomorrow Comes

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Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

The Living Planet by David Attenborough

The Living Planet

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The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time

Platform: Apple II; Atari ST; Commodore 64; DOS; Mac OS

Genre: Point-and-click adventure game

Publisher: Activision

Beach Head

Beach Head

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Access Software

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne

Platform: PC, Macintosh, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, PCjr

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

The Arc of Yesod

The Arc of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Thor Computer Software

Law of the West

Law of the West

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, NES (In Japan Only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)


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