Tuesday April 30, 1985

US date format: 4/30/1985, UK date format: 30/4/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 30, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gal Gadot and Brian Baker (tennis). In that special week of April people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Kiss of the Spider Woman, directed by Hector Babenco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while See You Later Alligator by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Autoduel or Project Space Station.
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Kiss of the Spider Woman

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy

Pale Rider

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Sydney Penny

Country: United States of America

Disciples of the 36th Chamber

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Hou Hsiao, Chia-Hui Liu, Lily Li, Jason Pai Piao

Aar Paar

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Rozina, Utpal Dutt, Nuton

Rustlers' Rhapsody

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 30, 1985?


    Holidays

  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
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    Events

  • Last edition of Brink Daily Mail / Sunday Express in South Africa

    Famous Deaths

  • George Pravada: Actor (Felscher-Holocaust), dies at 66.

TV Series

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

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

See You Later Alligator

By: William F. Buckley Jr

Hardcover with dustjacket.

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

The Soong Dynasty

By: Sterling Seagrave

‘Fast paced and jammed with racy details’ – New York Times Book ReviewThe Soong Dynasty is the first full behind-the-scenes account of the extraordinary Soong family whose power and wealth dominated China and American policy towards Asia in the Twentieth …

The Lonely Silver Rain

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Lonely Silver Rain is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Proof

By: Dick Francis

Wine merchant Tony Beach has expertly catered his latest society soiree, but the fun's over when a team of hit men crash the party…literally.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

NFL Challenge

Genre: Sports, American football

Autoduel

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Amiga

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Origin Systems

Project Space Station

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: HESware

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Platform: Amiga; Commodore 64; Apple II; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Highway Encounter

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Vortex Software


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