Friday August 02, 1985

US date format: 8/2/1985, UK date format: 2/8/1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Harry Smith (wrester) and Jimmy Briand. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Year of the Dragon, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Eidolon or Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
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Year of the Dragon

Year of the Dragon

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane, Leonard Termo

American Flyers

American Flyers

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul

Volunteers

Volunteers

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson, Tim Thomerson

Real Genius

Real Genius

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink, William Atherton

Country: United States of America

My Science Project

My Science Project

Directed by: Jonathan R. Betuel

Starring: John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck, Fisher Stevens, Raphael Sbarge

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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Events

  • Delta Lockheed L-1011 crashes at Dallas-Ft Worth Airport, 137 die

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TV Series

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Stingray

Stingray

Watchdog

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

About Time

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

My Brother Jonathan

My Brother Jonathan

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Books

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The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Cider House Rules

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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.

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia

Loving Each Other

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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 Lover by Marguerite Duras

The Lover

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An international best-seller with more than one million copies in print and a winner of France’s Prix Goncourt, The Lover has been acclaimed by critics all over the world since its

Thinner by Richard Bachman

Thinner

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Curse of the Old Gypsy Man…Billy Halleck, good husband, loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American Good Life: he has an expensive home, a nice family, and a

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Videogames

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Project Space Station

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: HESware

The Eidolon

Platform: Apple II, MSX, Atari XL/XE, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure

Publisher: Epyx

Fight Night

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit computers, Atari ST, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, Atari XEGS

Genre: Fighting, Sports

Publisher: Accolade U.S. Gold

Everyone's A Wally

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mikro-Gen

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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