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Thursday February 28, 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 28, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jelena Jankovic and Fefe Dobson. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. Sylvester, directed by Tim Hunter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Borrowed Time or Doomdark's Revenge.
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What the sky looked like on 28 February 1985

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sylvester

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Constance Towers

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Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

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Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott, Estelle Getty

Country: United States

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The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

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The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Drei reizende Schwestern

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Kyoju tokuso Jaspion

Starring: Mika Muramatsu, Hikaru Kurosaki, Kiyomi Tsukada

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 February 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Charita Bauer: actress (Mary - Aldrich Family), dies at age 62 in New York City, New York.
  • David Byron: English singer-songwriter (Uriah Heep and Spice) (d. 1985).
  • Ray Ellington: English singer drummer and bandleader (d. 1985).
Facts:
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army carries out a mortar attack on the Royal Ulster Constabulary police station at Newry, killing nine officers in the highest loss of life for the RUC on a single day.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 28, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz

By: Joan Rivers

From the jacketflap:Written with complete candor and riotous disregard for sworn confidences, America's number-one comedienne, Joan Rivers, confides the naked truths about her former best, best friend, Heidi Abromowitz, the girl whose come-hither look inspired the discovery of penicillin.Without

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Illusions Of Love

By: Cynthia Freeman

Do we make our own destinies? Can we alter the courses of our lives?Cynthia Freeman’s New York Times bestselling novel will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a second

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The Living Planet

By: David Attenborough

The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth

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Love And War

By: John Jakes

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mail Order Monsters

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Arcade, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco HAMSTER Corporation

Chubby Cherub

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bandai

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Doomdark's Revenge

Doomdark's Revenge

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Commodore Plus/4

Genre: Role-playing, strategy

Publisher: Beyond Software

Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time

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

Genre: Point-and-click adventure game

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Beach Boys: An American Band

Studio: Vestron Video

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An Officer and a Duck

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Return to Oz

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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