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Saturday 8 June 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 8, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexandre Despatie and Rosanna Pansino. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears. In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd was in the top 5 hits. Return to Oz, directed by Walter Murch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching About Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ring King or Boffin.
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What the sky looked like on 8 June 1985

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Movies

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

Return to Oz

Directed by: Walter Murch

Starring: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie

Country: United States

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Cocoon

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy

Country: United States

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Lifeforce

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Steve Railsback, Mathilda May, Peter Firth, Frank Finlay

Country: United States

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Secret Admirer

Directed by: David Greenwalt

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Lori Loughlin, Kelly Preston, Dee Wallace

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D.A.R.Y.L.

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Starring: Mary Beth Hurt, Michael McKean, Kathryn Walker, Colleen Camp

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

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Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

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Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27
  • Pirates score 10 in top of 1st, but lose 15-11 to Phillies, as Steve becomes 1st Phillie to switch hit HRs in same game

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 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 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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Mountbatten

By: Philip Ziegler

A biography of Louis, the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. It examines his long and distinguished career, his wartime activites as Allied Chief of Combined Operations and his time as Viceroy

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The Heart Of The Dragon

By: Alasdair Clayre

HEART OF THE DRAGON

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The Lonely Silver Rain

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Lonely Silver Rain is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kong Strikes Back!

Kong Strikes Back!

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Ocean Software

Boffin

Boffin

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Addictive Games

The Rats

The Rats

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Government simulation game / Text Adventure, Survival horror

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Ring King

Ring King

Platform: Arcade Nintendo Entertainment System MSX2 Mobile phone

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Woodplace, Inc. Data East Namco

Antix

Antix

Platform: Elektronika 60, MS-DOS

Home videos

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

Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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