Sunday September 29, 1985

US date format: 9/29/1985, UK date format: 29/9/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 29, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dani Pedrosa and Calvin Johnson. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Dreams, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Equalizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Arc of Yesod or Bounder.
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Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Directed by: Jacques Rivette

Starring: Fabienne Babe, Lucas Belvaux, Sandra Montaigu, Alice de Poncheville

Silver Bullet

Silver Bullet

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Starring: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim, Megan Follows

Country: United States of America

Commando

Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

Country: United States of America

Demons

Demons

Directed by: Lamberto Bava

Starring: Urbano Barberini, Natasha Hovey, Karl Zinny, Fiore Argento

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
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Events

  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents, returns to NBC-TV

Famous Birthday

Sport Games on September 29, 1985

Sport Games on September 29, 1985


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Los Angeles Rams : 6 - 17
  • Cleveland Browns - San Diego Chargers : 21 - 7
  • Dallas Cowboys - Houston Oilers : 17 - 10
  • Green Bay Packers - St. Louis Cardinals : 28 - 43
  • Indianapolis Colts - New York Jets : 20 - 25
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TV Series

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The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

Stingray

Stingray

Watchdog

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

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Books

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Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine

Dancing In The Light

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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.

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin

A Passion For Excellence

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

The Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy

The Hunt For Red October

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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

Jaguar Woman by Lynn V. Andrews

Jaguar Woman

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Lynn V. Andrews takes the reader with her as she goes on inward journeys with the help of the Sisterhood of the Shields, and relates the stories of others.

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 Arc of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Thor Computer Software

One Man and His Droid

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, C16, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Mastertronic

Bounder

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Buggy Boy

Platform: Arcade; Commodore 64; ZX Spectrum; Amstrad CPC; Amiga; Atari ST

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Tatsumi; NA Data East


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