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Monday 28 January 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Athina Onassis and Ximena Duque. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bard's Tale or Borrowed Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman

Starring: Rica Matsumoto, Takeshi Ishikawa, Haruki Hamada, Kazuoki Takahashi

Country: Japan

The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Man from Moscow

Written by: Andrew Carr

Directed by: Paul Seed

Starring: David Calder, Christopher Rozycki, Hetty Baynes, Harry Fielder

Hrvatski narodni preporod

Starring: Ena Begovic

Country: Croatia

Tatus

Starring: Tato Bores

Country: Argentina

Movies

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

Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Dune

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis

Country: United States

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Starman

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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The Cotton Club

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 January 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 12th American Music Award
  • Supergroup USA for Africa (United Support of Artists for Africa) records the hit single We Are the World, to help raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1985?

  • Time: President Ronald Reagan being sworn for second term in office as wife Nancy looks on. On cover: fr.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8941
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Donald Regan -- Jan. 21, 1985

Books

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

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

By: Lewis Grizzard

The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

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The Brain

By: Richard M. Restak

Neurologist and best-selling author Richard Restak puts readers in touch with the latest scientific findings about the most complex and inscrutable object in creation--the human brain.

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Dream Of Orchids

By: Phyllis A. Whitney

Laurel York has dreamed of this reunion with her father, the famous writer Clifton York, for years. And when she follows him down to the exotic Florida Keys, both love and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Bard's Tale

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-9801

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts & Ariolasoft (Europe)

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Don't Buy This

Don't Buy This

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Video game compilations

Publisher: Firebird

Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time

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

Genre: Point-and-click adventure game

Publisher: Activision

Ghetto Blaster

Platform: C64

Genre: Action

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Pit Pot

Pit Pot

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Puzzle Action

Publisher: Sega


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