Wednesday August 7, 1985

US date format: 8/7/1985, UK date format: 7/8/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 7, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sophie Ward (model) and Loïc Perrin. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears. In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. My Beautiful Laundrette, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mail Order Monsters or Be-Bop High School.
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What the sky looked like on 7 August 1985

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Movies

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

My Beautiful Laundrette

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day-Lewis, Richard Graham

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Warning Sign

Directed by: Hal Barwood

Starring: Sam Waterston, Kathleen Quinlan, Yaphet Kotto, Jeffrey DeMunn

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Teen Wolf

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine

Country: United States of America

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Year of the Dragon

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane, Leonard Termo

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American Flyers

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul

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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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Nattsudd

Oceanquest

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 August 1985 ?

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Facts:
  • Barbra Streisand records Broadway Album
  • Baseball players end a 2 day strike
  • Takao Doi, Mamoru Mohri and Chiaki Mukai are chosen to be Japan's first astronauts.

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Books

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

The Bridge Across Forever

By: Richard Bach

More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

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The Fourth Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

Retired police detective chief Edward Delaney is called back to the force to hunt a killer who’s crazy like a fox On a rainy November night, Dr.

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Jubal Sackett

By: Louis L'Amour

In Jubal Sackett, the second generation of Louis L’Amour’s great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land.

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The Cider House Rules

By: John Irving

First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mail Order Monsters

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

Brian Bloodaxe

Brian Bloodaxe

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, Amstrad CPC 464 by Trevor Inns

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: The Edge Software

Dragon Buster

Dragon Buster

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, MSX, PC-8801, X68000, Wii and Wii U (Virtual Console), iOS, Android

Genre: Platform game Dungeon crawl Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP/NA Namco; JP Dempa; JP Enix (PC88)

Beach Head

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Access Software

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Home videos

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

Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Legend of Lobo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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