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). 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. 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 Monty is Innocent or Heart of Africa.
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Movies

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Silverado

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

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

Country: United States of America

Pyari Behna

Directed by: Bapu

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

Explorers

Directed by: Joe Dante

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

Country: United States of America

Richy Guitar

Directed by: Michael Laux

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

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 05, 1985?


    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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Stingray

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Nutcracker

By: Shana Alexander

The New York Times–bestselling classic true-crime story of Frances Bradshaw Schreuder, the Manhattan socialite who persuaded the one assassin who couldn’t refuse her—her teenage son—to kill her multimillionaire father In August

Hold The Dream

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

The continuation of Barbara Taylor Bradford’s bestselling sensation A Woman of Substance, Hold the Dream continues the saga of Emma Harte, a sweeping tale of heartbreak and triumph.As

A Catskill Eagle

By: Robert B. Parker

Spenser's girlfriend Susan goes away with another man, Jerry Costigan, the son of a very rich and dangerous criminal. Spenser and his friend, Hawk, go to find Susan.

The Soong Dynasty

By: Sterling Seagrave

‘Fast paced and jammed with racy details’ – New York Times Book ReviewThe Soong Dynasty is the first full behind-the-scenes account of the extraordinary Soong family whose power and wealth dominated China and American policy towards Asia in the Twentieth …

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Trivia Master

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia

Publisher: PGD

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Access Software (1985)

Nodes of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Enterprise 64/128, iOS (Apple)

Genre: Maze; Platform

Heart of Africa

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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