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Monday 1 July 1985

1985-07-01

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Sussudio by Phil Collins. In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd was in the top 5 hits. The Emerald Forest, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Emerald Forest

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau

Country: United States

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Day of the Dead

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato

Country: United States

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Red Sonja

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman

Country: United States

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Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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St. Elmo's Fire

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Doris Day's Best Friends

Starring: Doris Day

Country: United States

Mapp & Lucia

Starring: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Country: United Kingdom

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CBS Storybreak

Starring: Hamilton Camp, Brian Cummings, Michael Bell, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom

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Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Chris Perez: American baseball player.
  • Lea Seydoux: Movie Actress.
  • Léa Seydoux: French actress, granddaugther of Jerôme Seydoux, prominent French businessman and chairman of Pathé.
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Facts:
  • The Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons enters into force.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Aids Crisis
  • Time: America Under the Gun' Painting by Burt Silverman rendered from photo of hijacking
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8963

Books

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

The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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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.

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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 ...

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The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz

By: Joan Rivers

From the jacketflap:Written with complete candor and riotous disregard for sworn confidences, America's number-one comedienne, Joan Rivers, confides the naked truths about her former best, best friend, Heidi Abromowitz, the girl whose come-hither look inspired the discovery of penicillin.Without

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Acrojet

Acrojet

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Ltd.

Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time

Platform: Apple II; Atari ST; Commodore 64; DOS; Mac OS

Genre: Point-and-click adventure game

Publisher: Activision

Challenger

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Advance Mobile phone Virtual Console

Genre: Action game Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Imhotep

Imhotep

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Mach Rider

Platform: Arcade, NES/Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Nintendo

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