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Wednesday 3 July 1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yulianna Avdeeva and Mary Hagman. 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. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin 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 Commando or International Karate.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence

Country: United States

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Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner

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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Red Sonja

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman

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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 July 1985 ?

  • National holiday in Belarus
  • Feast day of Saint Thomas
  • Start of the Dog Days
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frank Selke: Canadian ice hockey coach and manager (d. 1985).
  • CBS announces a 21 percent stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner's takeover.

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

A Passion For Excellence

By: Tom Peters and Nancy Austin

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

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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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The Heart Of The Dragon

By: Alasdair Clayre


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By: Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle

"NOBODY DOES IT BETTER THAN NIVEN AND POURNELLE.I LOVED IT!"--Tom ClancyThey first appear as a series of dots on astronomical plates, heading from Saturn directly toward Earth.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 2600, Intellivision, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Virtual Console, PlayStation 3, X

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Ice Palace

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

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Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Ltd.

International Karate

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: System 3 (Europe), Epyx (USA)

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