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Monday 8 July 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 8, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Belinda Selene and Triin Aljand. In that special week of July people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Pee-wee's Big Adventure, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baraduke or Galactic Warriors.
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What the sky looked like on 8 July 1985

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Movies

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

Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger

Country: United States

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The Heavenly Kid

Directed by: Cary Medoway

Starring: Lewis Smith, Jason Gedrick, Jane Kaczmarek, Richard Mulligan

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The Naked Country

Directed by: Tim Burstall

Starring: John Stanton, Rebecca Gilling, Ivar Kants, Tommy Lewis

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Silverado

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

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

Country: United States

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Pyari Behna

Directed by: Bapu

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

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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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About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gardner Cowles Jr: US publisher (Look Magazine), dies at 82.
  • Phil Foster: Comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley), dies at 72.
  • Simon Kuznets: Belarusian-American economist statistician and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985).
Facts:
  • 99th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats K Curren (63 67 76 64)
  • Marge Schott becomes CEO of Cincinnati Red

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 08, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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.

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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

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Son Of The Morning Star

By: Evan S. Connell

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baraduke

Baraduke

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa (Sharp X68000)

Ice Palace

Ice Palace

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

Blackwyche

Blackwyche

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Galactic Warriors

Galactic Warriors

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

Formation Z

Formation Z

Platform: Arcade, MSX, Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco

Home videos

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

Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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An Officer and a Duck

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Charlie the Lonesome Cougar

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Best Years of Our Lives

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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The Barefoot Executive

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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