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Sunday 29 September 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Calvin Johnson and Niklas Moisander. 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. Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, 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 Clementine's Enchanted Journey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bounder or Master of Magic.
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TV Series

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

Clementine's Enchanted Journey

Starring: Anick Faris

Country: France

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The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Country: United States

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Vid Kids

Country: Canada

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The Brothers MacGregor

Written by: Julian Roach, John Stevenson

Starring: Malcolm Hebden, Paul Barber, Jean Heywood, Philip Whitchurch

Beyond 2000

Starring: Simon Reeve, Tracey Curro, Bryan Smith

Country: Australia

Movies

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

Commando

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States

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After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom

Country: United States

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Better Off Dead...

Directed by: Savage Steve Holland

Starring: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby

Country: United States

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Teen Wolf

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 September 1985 ?

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
  • French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents, returns to NBC-TV
  • Amazing Stories, by Steven Spielberg, debuts on NBC-TV
  • MacGyver, starring Richard Dean Anderson, debuts on ABC-TV
  • 1st of 5 cyanide-laced Tylenol victims dies
  • Deron Cherry, Kansas City vs. Seattle, has 4 interceptions!

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Sport Games on 29 September 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
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Deng Xiaoping -- Sep. 23, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8976
  • Time: Inset: pro baseball cocaine use.

Books

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

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.

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A Maggot

By: John Fowles

In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that A Maggot began as a vision he had of five travellers riding with mysterious purpose through remote countryside.

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If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler

“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bounder

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

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Don't Buy This

Don't Buy This

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Video game compilations

Publisher: Firebird

3D Monster Chase

3D Monster Chase

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze Game

Publisher: Romik

Benny Hill's Madcap Chase

Benny Hill's Madcap Chase

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: dk'tronics

Master of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

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