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Friday 5 July 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Francois Arnaud and Megan Rapinoe. 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. Explorers, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while My Mother'S Keeper by B.D. Hyman 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 Paradroid or Ninja JaJaMaru-kun.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Explorers

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Bobby Fite

Country: United States

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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence

Country: United States

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Silverado

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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Day of the Dead

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Aids Crisis
  • Time: America Under the Gun' Painting by Burt Silverman rendered from photo of hijacking
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8963

Books

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

My Mother'S Keeper

By: B.D. Hyman

My Mother's Keeper

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Confessional

By: Jack Higgins

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

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The Class

By: Erich Segal

From world-renowed author Erich Segal comes a powerful and moving saga of five extraordinary members of the Harvard class of 1958 and the women with whom their lives are intertwined.

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Inside, Outside

By: Herman Wouk

This novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Marjorie Morningstar" and "The Caine Mutiny" describes the cultural conflicts in the life of David Goodkind, Special Assistant to the US President during

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

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Desert Fox

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

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Paradroid

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes, C64 Direct-to-TV, Virtual Console, iOS (ZX Spectrum Elite Collection)

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Puzzle

Publisher: Hewson Consultants, Jester Interactive Publishing

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Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Arcade, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco HAMSTER Corporation

One Man and His Droid

One Man and His Droid

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, C16, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Mastertronic


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