Thursday January 31, 1985

US date format: 1/31/1985, UK date format: 31/1/1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 31, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Grégory Baugé and Julia Levy. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Fuk sing go jiu, directed by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Moses The Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beach Head or Desert Fox.
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Fuk sing go jiu

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Charlie Chin, Stanley Sui-Fan Fung, Richard Ng

Vision Quest

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling, Ronny Cox

The Mean Season

Directed by: Phillip Borsos

Starring: Kurt Russell, Mariel Hemingway, Richard Jordan, Richard Masur

The Breakfast Club

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Country: United States of America

Witness

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 31, 1985?


    Holidays

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
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    Events

  • South African President PW Botha offers to free Nelson Mandela if he denounces violence.

TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pogo 1104

Drei reizende Schwestern

It

Starring: The It Dancers

Country: Philippines

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Moses The Kitten

By: James Herriot

A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

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

The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

Love And War

By: John Jakes

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced …

Dream Of Orchids

By: Phyllis A. Whitney

Laurel York has dreamed of this reunion with her father, the famous writer Clifton York, for years. And when she follows him down to the exotic Florida Keys, both love and

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Fairyland Story

Platform: Arcade, MSX, X68000, mobile

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Taito

The Rats

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Government simulation game / Text Adventure, Survival horror

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Access Software

Antix

Platform: Elektronika 60, MS-DOS


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