Thursday February 28, 1985

US date format: 2/28/1985, UK date format: 28/2/1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 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 Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Formation Z or Cosmic Wartoad.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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Events

  • 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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Sylvester

Sylvester

Directed by: Tim Hunter

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

Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

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

Mask

Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

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

Country: United States of America

The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by: Will Vinton

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

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

Kyoju tokuso Jaspion

Kyoju tokuso Jaspion

Starring: Mika Muramatsu, Hikaru Kurosaki, Kiyomi Tsukada

Country: Japan

Late Starter

Late Starter

Hâi sureppu Jun

Hâi sureppu Jun

Days to next February 28

If February 28, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 6 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 5 days.
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Books

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Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind

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Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

See You Later Alligator by William F. Buckley Jr

See You Later Alligator

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Hardcover with dustjacket.

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

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In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton by Michael Mott

The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton

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The only authorized biography of Merton-a New York Times bestseller and a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize-this book was based on interviews as well as Merton’s unpublished writings.

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?

Konami's Ping Pong

Konami's Ping Pong

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Famicom Disk System, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

Delta 16

Delta 16

Platform: Commodore 16 Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Amersoft

Formation Z

Formation Z

Platform: Arcade, MSX, Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco

Cosmic Wartoad

Cosmic Wartoad

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean

Everyone's A Wally

Everyone's A Wally

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mikro-Gen


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