Friday July 05, 1985

US date format: 7/5/1985, UK date format: 5/7/1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include François Arnaud (actor) and Yojiro Noda. 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. Come and See, directed by Elem Klimov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marsport or Koronis Rift.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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Events

  • Premier Mugabe wins Zimbabwe elections
  • Nicholas Mark Sanders of England begins circumnavigation of the globe, covering 13,035 road miles in 78 days, 3 hours, 30 minutes.

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Movies

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Come and See

Come and See

Directed by: Elem Klimov

Starring: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Country: United States of America

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

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

Days to next July 05

If July 05, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell

Son Of The Morning Star

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Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

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Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

Confessional by Jack Higgins

Confessional

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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

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 Heart Of The Dragon by Alasdair Clayre

The Heart Of The Dragon

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HEART OF THE DRAGON

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Trivia Master

Trivia Master

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia

Publisher: PGD

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Platform: Amiga; Commodore 64; Apple II; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Marsport

Marsport

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Angel Kids

Angel Kids

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

Koronis Rift

Koronis Rift

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

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 05, 1985?

On July 05, 1985 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is July 05, 1985?

On July 05, 1985 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 05, 1985?

On July 05, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 05, 1985?

On July 05, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 05, 1985?

On July 05, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 05, 1985?

On July 05, 1985 several famous people were born including, François Arnaud (actor), Yojiro Noda, Megan Rapinoe.

Which famous people died on July 05, 1985?

Famous people died on July 05, 1985 include, Marion Byron, Gerard Schmook.

What was the number one song in July 05, 1985?

The number one song in the week of July 05, 1985 was Sussudio by Phil Collins in US and Frankie by Sister Sledge in UK.

What were the top hits on July 05, 1985?

The top hits on July 05, 1985 were Sussudio by Phil Collins, A View To A Kill by Duran Duran, Raspberry Beret by Prince in US and Frankie by Sister Sledge, Axel F by Harold Faltermeyer, Crazy For You by Madonna in UK.


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