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Tuesday 2 July 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jurgen Roelandts and Iain Grigor. 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 Family Album by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Doris Day's Best Friends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blade Runner or Ballyhoo.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

Roque Santeiro

Written by: Joaquim Assis, Dias Gomes

Directed by: Gonzaga Blota, Jayme Monjardim

Starring: Lima Duarte, José Wilker, Regina Duarte, Maurício Mattar

Turkey Television

Written by: Geraldine Laybourne, Roger Damon Price

Starring: Tim Reid

Country: Canada

The Henderson Kids

Starring: Nicholas Eadie, Paul Smith, Nadine Garner, Mark Hennessy

Country: Australia

Las amazonas

Starring: Hilda Carrero, Eduardo Serrano, Julio Alcázar, Daniela Alvarado

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Red Sonja

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman

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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Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States

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The Emerald Forest

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Andrei Gromyko is appointed the chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union.

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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 ?

Family Album

By: Danielle Steel

Through forty years—from Hollywood's golden days in World War II to the present—Faye Price would create first a career as a legendary actress, then a family, and

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Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

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

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Confessional

By: Jack Higgins

A rogue terrorist in Northern Ireland prepares for his final deadly strike—to assassinate the popeTrained by the KGB, the assassin known as Cuchulain has been wreaking havoc throughout Northern Ireland for

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If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blade Runner

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot-em-up

Publisher: CRL Group PLC

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Jason's Gem

Jason's Gem

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mastertronic

The Last V8

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Mastertronics

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Ballyhoo

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Gyromite

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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