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Tuesday 29 January 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Athina Onassis Roussel and Isabel Lucas. 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. Boxcar Bertha, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Love And War by John Jakes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing City Connection or Metro-Cross.
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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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Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis

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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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


Written by: Chris Bearde

Starring: Bill Bentley, Freddie Jackson, Stephanie Mills

Country: United States

Commander USA's Groovie Movies

Starring: Joni Fritz, Jim Hendricks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 January 1985 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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  • Pop stars in LA record We Are The World
  • Jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th point of season in game 39.
  • Final recording session of We Are The World, by the supergroup USA for Africa.

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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


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

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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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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Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

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Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

By: George Burns

The renowned actor-comedian offers personal observations, stories, anecdotes, and advice about dealing with life's ups and downs and increasing one's happiness and well-being through good will and laughter.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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City Connection

Platform: Arcade NES MSX Virtual Console Arcade Archives(PS4)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco, Kitcorp, HAMSTER

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Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Famicom, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP/EU Namco; NA/EU U.S. Gold

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Platform: ZX Spectrum, Windows, Mobile

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Games Workshop

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Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Melbourne House

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