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Monday 1 July 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 1, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Léa Seydoux and K. Flay. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Sussudio by Phil Collins. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Silverado, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Soong Dynasty by Sterling Seagrave was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cross Country USA or Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant.
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What the sky looked like on 1 July 1985

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Silverado

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover

Country: United States

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Pyari Behna

Directed by: Bapu

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Padmini Kolhapure, Tanvi Azmi, Vinod Mehra

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Explorers

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Jason Presson, Bradley Gregg

Country: United States

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Richy Guitar

Directed by: Michael Laux

Starring: Farin Urlaub, Bela B., Hans Runge, Kristina Raschen

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Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Stingray

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Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

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Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

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About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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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.
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Facts:
  • The Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons enters into force.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 01, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Soong Dynasty

By: Sterling Seagrave

‘Fast paced and jammed with racy details’ – New York Times Book ReviewThe Soong Dynasty is the first full behind-the-scenes account of the extraordinary Soong family whose power and wealth dominated China and American policy towards Asia in the Twentieth ...

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The Class

By: Erich Segal

From world-renowed author Erich Segal comes a powerful and moving saga of five extraordinary members of the Harvard class of 1958 and the women with whom their lives are intertwined.

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The Cider House Rules

By: John Irving

First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr.

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Nutcracker

By: Shana Alexander

The New York Times–bestselling classic true-crime story of Frances Bradshaw Schreuder, the Manhattan socialite who persuaded the one assassin who couldn’t refuse her—her teenage son—to kill her multimillionaire father In August

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Halley Project

Platform: Apple II Atari 8-bit family Commodore 64 Commodore Amiga

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Mindscape

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Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Platform: Apple, Commodore, IBM Personal Computer

Publisher: Magicware

Cross Country USA

Cross Country USA

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Didatech

The Bard's Tale

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-9801

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts & Ariolasoft (Europe)

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari Games

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Beach Boys: An American Band

Studio: Vestron Video

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Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Three Lives of Thomasina

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Ghostbusters

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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