Friday March 29, 1985

US date format: 3/29/1985, UK date format: 29/3/1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 29, 1985). 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. Crime Wave, directed by John Paizs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Half Nelson. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arm Wrestling or The Earth Fighter Rayieza.
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Crime Wave

Directed by: John Paizs

Starring: Eva Kovacs, John Paizs, Darrell Baran, Jeffrey Owen Madden

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Directed by: Alan Metter

Starring: Biff Yeager, Kristi Somers, Richard Blade, Ian Michael Giatti

Country: United States of America

Alamo Bay

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Amy Madigan, Ed Harris, Ho Nguyen, Donald Moffat

Invitation to the Wedding

Directed by: Joseph Brooks

Starring: Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Paul Nicholas, Elizabeth Shepherd

Ladyhawke

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Leo McKern

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
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    Events

  • Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist.

    Famous Deaths

  • Luther Terry: American physician and academic 9th...

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

The Hunt For Red October

By: Tom Clancy

Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

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

The Courage To Change

By: Dennis Wholey

Stories of celebrities who have battled with alcoholism, collected by the commentator of PBS's "LateNight America," are augmented by advice from alcohol experts

Cry Of The Kalahari

By: Mark and Delia Owen

This is the story of the Owens' travel and life in the Kalahari Desert. Here they met and studied unique animals and were confronted with danger from drought, fire, storms, and

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dread Dragon Droom

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Archimedes, Risc PC

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humberside

The Earth Fighter Rayieza

Platform: NEC PC-8801 FM-7 Sharp X1 MSX Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Enix Nintendo (Family Computer)

The Fairyland Story

Platform: Arcade, MSX, X68000, mobile

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Taito

Mercenary

Platform: Atari 400/800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Commodore 16/116/Plus/4

Genre: Action-adventure

Arm Wrestling

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Nintendo


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