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Death Wish 3 (1985 US/Israel/UK)

When seconds count the police are only minutes away. Or hours. Particularly if you live in Detroit or Johannesburg. I mean, why even bother with laws, why bother with a constitution and why bother with a… 492 more words


Miners produce their own version of The Sun and News of the World

During the 1984/85 miners strike, the tabloid newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch – The Sun and the News of the World – took a very hostile stance towards the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). 85 more words


Bayou Moon - Tom Newman - 1985

Have you ever gotten fed up with the vague-orientalism of your standard New Age album? Have you ever listened to a Hearts of Space release and thought, “OK, I’m pretty sick of hearing about seasons, oceans, white people’s conception of ‘Africa,’ forests, and rain-forests. 244 more words


The former location of "Chasers' Nightclub

Back in late 1984-1985 when I first moved to Fort Wayne, through the doors between the double pillars of what was then a Holiday Inn, was a very popular nightclub called “Chasers” that my friends at the time and it was our preferred place to go as there was never any cover charge (although they had a 2 drink minimum the waitresses pretty strictly enforced after we went out one night and were broke and ordered waters; our waitress reminded us she was a 30-year-old single Mom of 2 and could lose her job it drinks were not purchased) , drink prices weren’t as outrageous as other nightclubs in town and they had a great offering of live bands and a smaller but decent sized wood dance floor where we would dance the night away to covers songs by of Prince, Cindy Lauper, Loverboy, and other popular artists at the time. 1,780 more words

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