Tuesday July 02, 1985

US date format: 7/2/1985, UK date format: 2/7/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 2, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ashley Tisdale and Jurgen Roelandts. 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 Nutcracker by Shana Alexander was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alice in Wonderland or Jet.
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Silverado

Silverado

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

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

Country: United States of America

Pyari Behna

Pyari Behna

Directed by: Bapu

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

Explorers

Explorers

Directed by: Joe Dante

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

Country: United States of America

Richy Guitar

Richy Guitar

Directed by: Michael Laux

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

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 02, 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.

Events

  • Andrei Gromyko is appointed the chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union.

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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

Paying Guest

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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Books

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The Heart Of The Dragon by Alasdair Clayre

The Heart Of The Dragon

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HEART OF THE DRAGON

Breaking With Moscow by Arkady N. Shevchenko

Breaking With Moscow

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The highest-ranking Soviet official ever to defect tells an extraordinary story of the inner workings of the Kremlin, of his own conflicted life as a diplomat, and of the frightening world

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

A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin

A Passion For Excellence

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A Passion For Excellence is the single most existing, inspiring, career-transforming book ever published for people who want to get ahead.

The Class by Erich Segal

The Class

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Boffin

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Addictive Games

Pit Pot

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Puzzle Action

Publisher: Sega

Alice in Wonderland

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Windham Classics

Jet

Platform: DOS, Apple II, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: subLOGIC

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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