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Saturday August 3, 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 3, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sonny Bill Williams and Constance (humorist). 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 Fourth Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Challenger or Dragon Skulle.
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What the sky looked like on 3 August 1985

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Movies

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

Year of the Dragon

Directed by: Michael Cimino

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

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American Flyers

Directed by: John Badham

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

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Volunteers

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

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

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Real Genius

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

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

Country: United States

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Summer Rental

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Candy, Richard Crenna, Rip Torn, Karen Austin

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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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My Brother Jonathan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Nihilator set harness pacing mile (1:49.6) in East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • Train crash at Flaujac, France: 35 killed

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 03, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Fourth Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

Retired police detective chief Edward Delaney is called back to the force to hunt a killer who’s crazy like a fox On a rainy November night, Dr.

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Mountbatten

By: Philip Ziegler

A biography of Louis, the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. It examines his long and distinguished career, his wartime activites as Allied Chief of Combined Operations and his time as Viceroy

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

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

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Lonesome Dove

By: Larry McMurtry

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Skulle

Dragon Skulle

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

A-Train

A-Train

Platform: Windows, Mac, Amiga, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, FM-7, Mega Drive, MSX2, NES, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Virtual Console

Genre: Vehicle Simulation Game

Publisher: JP Artdink; NA Maxis; EU Ocean Software

Challenger

Challenger

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Advance Mobile phone Virtual Console

Genre: Action game Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Cosmic Wartoad

Cosmic Wartoad

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean

Antix

Antix

Platform: Elektronika 60, MS-DOS

Home videos

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

The Best Years of Our Lives

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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The Beach Boys: An American Band

Studio: Vestron Video

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Donald's Bee Pictures

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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