Tuesday May 07, 1985

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

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 7, 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 Scheana Marie and J Balvin. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Crazy For You by Madonna. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Ran, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Queenie by Michael Korda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marsport or Confuzion.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
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Famous Deaths

  • Dawn Addams: British actress on-screen from 1951 in...

Movies

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Ran

Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

Country: United States of America

Re-Animator

Re-Animator

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale

Country: United States of America

The Emerald Forest

The Emerald Forest

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau, William Rodriguez

Country: United States of America

Brewster's Millions

Brewster's Millions

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee, Stephen Collins

Country: United States of America

A View to a Kill

A View to a Kill

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Walken, Tanya Roberts, Grace Jones

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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About Time

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Paying Guest

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Mussolini and I

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Days to next May 07

If May 07, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 2 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Queenie by Michael Korda

Queenie

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At the heart of Michael Korda's dazzlilng novel is a woman so beautiful that nothing can hurt her--except her own past.

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

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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

The Class by Erich Segal

The Class

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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.

Glitz by Elmore Leonard

Glitz

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“Intense….A higher caliber of entertainment.”—New York TimesElmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the best possible way. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir tale of

Breaking With Moscow by Arkady N. Shevchenko

Breaking With Moscow

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dragon Skulle

Dragon Skulle

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

Konami GT

Konami GT

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Konami

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Dragonfire II: The Dungeonmaster's Assistant

Platform: Apple, Commodore, IBM Personal Computer

Publisher: Magicware

Marsport

Marsport

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Confuzion

Confuzion

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software


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