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Thursday July 4, 1985, US Independence Day

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 4, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eufrat Mai and Rinalds Sirsniņš. 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 The Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frankie Goes to Hollywood or Koronis Rift.
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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 4 July 1985

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Movies

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

Silverado

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

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

Country: United States

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Pyari Behna

Directed by: Bapu

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

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Explorers

Directed by: Joe Dante

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

Country: United States

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Richy Guitar

Directed by: Michael Laux

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

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Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States

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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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Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 04, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1985?

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1985 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake) - Freddie Jackson
  2. Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
  3. Prince And The Revolution - Raspberry Beret
  4. Save Your Love (For #1) - Rene & Angela
  5. Can You Help Me - Jesse Johnson's Revue
  6. Sanctified Lady - Marvin Gaye
  7. Too Many Games - Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
  8. Phil Collins - Sussudio
  9. Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love
  10. I Wonder If I Take You Home - Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Sister Sledge - Frankie
  2. Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F
  3. Madonna - Crazy For You
  4. Kool & The Gang - Cherish
  5. I'm On Fire / Born In The USA - Bruce Springsteen

Books

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

The Hunt For Red October

By: Tom Clancy

Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

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Breaking With Moscow

By: Arkady N. Shevchenko

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

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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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Footfall

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision/Mastertronic

Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier

Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore Amiga, MSX

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Software Projects

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, puzzle, minigame

Publisher: Ocean Software

Moebius: The Orb of Celestial Harmony

Platform: x86 (MS-DOS), Apple II series, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, Macintosh SE

Genre: Role-playing video game with action elements.

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Koronis Rift

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Atari 8-bit family, Tandy Color Computer 3

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

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Home videos

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

Ghostbusters

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Race with the Devil

Studio: Key Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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