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Friday 29 March 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christiane Fürst and Mirusia Louwerse. In that special week of March people in US were listening to One More Night by Phil Collins. In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, directed by Jerry Paris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Proof by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching CBS Storybreak. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bounder or Jet.
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Movies

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

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf

Country: United States

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The Last Dragon

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney

Country: United States

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Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas

Country: United States

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The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 29 March 1985

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TV Series

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

CBS Storybreak

Starring: Hamilton Camp, Brian Cummings, Michael Bell, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

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Kyoju tokuso Jaspion

Starring: Mika Muramatsu, Hikaru Kurosaki, Kiyomi Tsukada

Country: Japan

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Starring: Ulrich Thein, Franziska Troegner, Rosemarie Bärhold, Wolf Goette

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 March 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
  • Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Luther Terry: American physician and academic 9th Surgeon General of the United States (d. 1985).
Facts:
  • Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist.
  • Christos Sartzetakis elected President of Greece.

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Books

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

Proof

By: Dick Francis

Wine merchant Tony Beach has expertly catered his latest society soiree, but the fun's over when a team of hit men crash the party…literally.

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The Courage To Change

By: Dennis Wholey

In this powerful, inspiring volume, former "Late Night America" host and recovering alcoholic Dennis Wholey tells his story. In addition, celebrities from Doc Severinson to Sid Caesar to Jason Robards speak

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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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Inside, Outside

By: Herman Wouk

This novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Marjorie Morningstar" and "The Caine Mutiny" describes the cultural conflicts in the life of David Goodkind, Special Assistant to the US President during

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dread Dragon Droom

Dread Dragon Droom

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Archimedes, Risc PC

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humberside

3D Monster Chase

3D Monster Chase

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze Game

Publisher: Romik

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

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

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Jet

Platform: DOS, Apple II, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: subLOGIC

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