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Wednesday 29 May 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nathan Horton and Yukihiro Takiguchi. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Everything She Wants (Remix) by Wham!. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Fletch, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Turkey Television. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Finders Keepers or Paradroid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Mapp & Lucia

Starring: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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CBS Storybreak

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

Country: United States

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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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Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Fletch

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson

Country: United States

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Brewster's Millions

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee

Country: United States

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A View to a Kill

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Walken, Tanya Roberts

Country: United States

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Rambo: First Blood Part II

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Charles Napier

Country: United States

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Directed by: Alan Metter

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Lee Montgomery, Helen Hunt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 May 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 39 die: at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match.
  • Madge West: Actress (Grandma-McLean Stevenson Show), dies at 93.
Facts:
  • Juventus wins 30th Europe Cup 1 in Brussels, 39 die in riot

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Madonna -- May 27, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8958
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: New Drinking Habits -- May 20, 1985

Books

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

God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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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.

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Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

By: George Burns

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cavelord

Cavelord

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Axis Komputerkunst

The Fairyland Story

The Fairyland Story

Platform: Arcade, MSX, X68000, mobile

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Taito

Finders Keepers

Platform: MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game, arcade adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

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Paradroid

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes, C64 Direct-to-TV, Virtual Console, iOS (ZX Spectrum Elite Collection)

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Puzzle

Publisher: Hewson Consultants, Jester Interactive Publishing

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Talisman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Windows, Mobile

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Games Workshop

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