Tuesday October 29, 1985

US date format: 10/29/1985, UK date format: 29/10/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart 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 Secrets by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Arsenal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing or City Connection.
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Runaway Train

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

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

Letter to Brezhnev

Directed by: Chris Bernard

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

Once Bitten

Directed by: Howard Storm

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

Mard

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

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

That Was Then... This Is Now

Directed by: Christopher Cain

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 29, 1985?


    Holidays

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
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    Events

  • Major General Samuel K. Doe is announced the winner of the first multi-party election in Liberia.

    Famous Deaths

  • John Lodge: English singer-songwriter bass player...

TV Series

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

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Secrets

By: Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

A Passion For Excellence

By: Tom Peters and Nancy Austin

A Passion For Excellence is the single most existing, inspiring, career-transforming book ever published for people who want to get ahead.

Common Ground

By: J. Anthony Lukas

Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

By: Charles Kuralt

Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision/Mastertronic

Cosmic Soldier

Platform: MSX, PC-8801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Kogado Studio

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Platform: Apple, Commodore, IBM Personal Computer

Publisher: Magicware

Ring King

Platform: Arcade Nintendo Entertainment System MSX2 Mobile phone

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Woodplace, Inc. Data East Namco

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco, Kitcorp, HAMSTER


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