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Saturday 8 June 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kevin Skaff and Alexandre Despatie. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Turkey Television. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chimera or Jason's Gem.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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

Mapp & Lucia

Starring: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hono no Arupen Rôzu

Starring: Keiichi Nanba, Yoshino Takamori, Ken'yû Horiuchi, Shûichi Ikeda

Country: Japan

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Sumi Shimamoto, Mahito Tsujimura, Hisako Kyda

Country: United States

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The Goonies

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen

Country: United States

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Fletch

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson

Country: United States

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Brewster's Millions

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee

Country: United States

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A View to a Kill

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Walken, Tanya Roberts

Country: United States

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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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Books

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

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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Hold The Dream

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

An omnibus collection of three favorites by the best-selling author of A Woman of Substance includes complete copies of Hold the Dream, To Be the Best, and Act

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A Creed For The Third Millennium

By: Colleen McCullough

Tomorrow's America is a cold and ravaged place, a nation devastated by despair and enduring winter. In a small New England city, senior government official Dr.

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My Mother'S Keeper

By: B.D. Hyman

My Mother's Keeper

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arnhen

Arnhen

Platform: MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: SSI (U.S.), CCS (U.K.)

Chimera

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

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Firebird

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Desert Fox

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

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Jason's Gem

Jason's Gem

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mastertronic

Graham Gooch's Test Cricket

Graham Gooch's Test Cricket

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, C64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic


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