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Tuesday 29 October 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 29, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Janet Montgomery and Youn-a . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Runaway Train, directed by Andrey Konchalovskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Arsenal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Mario or Confuzion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 29 October 1985

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Movies

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

Runaway Train

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner

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Letter to Brezhnev

Directed by: Chris Bernard

Starring: Peter Firth, Alfred Molina, Tracy Marshak-Nash, Alexandra Pigg

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Once Bitten

Directed by: Howard Storm

Starring: Lauren Hutton, Jim Carrey, Karen Kopins, Cleavon Little

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Mard

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy, Dara Singh

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That Was Then... This Is Now

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Craig Sheffer, Larry B. Scott, Matthew Dudley

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TV Series

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

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Lodge: English singer-songwriter bass player and producer (The Moody Blues).
Facts:
  • Major General Samuel K. Doe is announced the winner of the first multi-party election in Liberia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 29, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Dancing In The Light

By: Shirley MacLaine

Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

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The Secrets Of Harry Bright

By: Joseph Wambaugh

All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

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Depths Of Glory

By: Irving Stone

A fictional biography of Camille Pissarro, a central figure of the Impressionist movement. It explores the artist's relationship with other great painters of the time, including Degas, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Cezanne

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Galapagos

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Galápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D. 1986. A simple vacation cruise suddenly becomes an evolutionary journey. Thanks to an apocalypse, a small group of survivors stranded on

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge

Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge

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

Bounces

Bounces

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting/Sports

Publisher: Beyond ‑ Challenging Software

Super Mario

Super Mario

Platform: Game & Watch Game Boy Advance Game Boy Game Boy Color GameCube Nintendo 3DS Nintendo 64 Nintendo DS Nintendo Entertainment System Super Nintendo Entertainment System Wii Wii U; Game & Watch; Game Boy

Genre: Platform, fantasy

Publisher: Nintendo

Talisman

Talisman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Windows, Mobile

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Games Workshop

Confuzion

Confuzion

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

Home videos

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

Beverly Hills Cop

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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Dumbo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Race with the Devil

Studio: Key Video

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