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Monday 29 April 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 29, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bar Paly and Miguel Blancpain. 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. Kiss of the Spider Woman, directed by Hector Babenco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Metamagical Themas by Douglas R. Hofstadter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghetto Blaster or Fight Night.
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What the sky looked like on 29 April 1985

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Movies

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

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy

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Pale Rider

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Sydney Penny

Country: United States

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Disciples of the 36th Chamber

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Hou Hsiao, Chia-Hui Liu, Lily Li, Jason Pai Piao

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Aar Paar

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Rozina, Utpal Dutt, Nuton

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Rustlers' Rhapsody

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

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

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TV Series

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

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

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Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

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Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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Facts:
  • 17th space shuttle mission (51-B) - Challenger 7 launched
  • Tony Tubbs TKOs Greg Page in 15 for heavyweight boxing championship.
  • Ranger Larry Parrish is 5th to hit three homeruns in a game in both leagues.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 29, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Metamagical Themas

By: Douglas R. Hofstadter

Hofstadter’s collection of quirky essays is unified by its primary concern: to examine the way people perceive and think.

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Glitz

By: Elmore Leonard

“Intense….A higher caliber of entertainment.”—New York TimesElmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the best possible way. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir tale of

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Breaking With Moscow

By: Arkady N. Shevchenko

The highest-ranking Soviet official ever to defect tells an extraordinary story of the inner workings of the Kremlin, of his own conflicted life as a diplomat, and of the frightening world

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Fourth Protocol

The Fourth Protocol

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PC

Publisher: Hutchinson Computer Publishing

Fight Night

Fight Night

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit computers, Atari ST, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, Atari XEGS

Genre: Fighting, Sports

Publisher: Accolade U.S. Gold

Master of the Lamps

Master of the Lamps

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Activision

Bounder

Bounder

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Commodore 64, Commodore 16 / Plus/4

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Ghetto Blaster

Ghetto Blaster

Platform: C64

Genre: Action

Home videos

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

House on Haunted Hill

Studio: Key Video

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The Emerald Forest

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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The Falcon and the Snowman

Studio: Vestron Video

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The Best Years of Our Lives

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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Ghostbusters

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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