Monday December 30, 1985

US date format: 12/30/1985, UK date format: 30/12/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 30, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lars Boom and Alexa Ray Joel. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Hannah and Her Sisters, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fairlight or Jet.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Hannah and Her Sisters

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States of America

The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn

Country: United States of America

Ginger and Fred

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Giulietta Masina, Franco Fabrizi, Friedrich von Ledebur

The Clan of the Cave Bear

Directed by: Michael Chapman

Starring: Daryl Hannah, Pamela Reed, James Remar, Thomas G. Waites

The Boy in Blue

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Cynthia Dale, Christopher Plummer, David Naughton

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 30, 1985?


    Holidays

  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day

    Events

  • IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released

TV Series

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

Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1986?

Books

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

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

By: Douglas Adams

Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

Illusions Of Love

By: Cynthia Freeman

Do we make our own destinies? Can we alter the courses of our lives?Cynthia Freeman’s New York Times bestselling novel will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a second

Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

By: Lewis Grizzard

The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Amstrad CPC by Trevor Inns, Amstrad PCW by Trevor Inns, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Edge Games

NFL Challenge

Genre: Sports, American football

Macadam Bumper

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, Oric-1/Atmos, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Personal Software Services (UK) Accolade (US)

Marsport

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Jet

Platform: DOS, Apple II, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: subLOGIC


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