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This Week in History: December 25-29, 1985

This Week in History: December 25-29, 1985:

The No. 1 song is: “Say You, Say Me” by Lionel Richie.

The No. 1 movie is: “The Color Purple” Starring Oprah Winfrey.

Singer/pianist Alexa Ray Joel (Billy Joel’s daughter) was born and orchestra leader George Rhodes died.

Quote: “You’re not gonna believe how out of hand it’s gonna be.” said Rob Lowe in “St. Elmo’s Fire”

~ Information Compiled by Mike Hack

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Mike Hack has enjoyed living in North Carolina for 14 years and Wilmington for the past seven. Mike is a musician and videographer who enjoys crossword puzzles, Jeopardy, bus rides, long walks, and music history trivia. Mike has a vast knowledge of dates, and researching them is just one of his many passions. Mike also has autism and is enjoying connecting with his community via Port City Daily.

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