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Saturday August 10, 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 10, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anna Kendrick and Vivek Ramaswamy. 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 Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man or Challenger.
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What the sky looked like on 10 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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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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Volunteers

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson, Tim Thomerson

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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 10 August 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kenny Backer: Comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72.
Facts:
  • Uno Lindstron of Sweden juggles a soccer ball 13.11 miles.
  • Michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatles song) for US$47.5 million.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 10, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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 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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Fall From Grace

By: Larry Collins

A beautiful French agent, Catherine Pradier, risks her life to deceive the Nazis as to where and when the Allies will invade the Continent of Europe and begin the end of

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dun Darach

Dun Darach

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games

Flashgal

Flashgal

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

Challenger

Challenger

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Advance Mobile phone Virtual Console

Genre: Action game Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Platform: Arcade PS4 (Arcade Archives)

Genre: Sports, Professional wrestling

Publisher: Taito HAMSTER (PS4)

Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man

Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action/platform

Home videos

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

The Falcon and the Snowman

Studio: Vestron Video

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Race with the Devil

Studio: Key Video

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Donald's Bee Pictures

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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