Tuesday June 11, 1985

US date format: 6/11/1985, UK date format: 11/6/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 11, 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 Chris Trousdale and Josh Ramsay. 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. St. Elmo's Fire, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ein Mann macht klar Schiff. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ninja JaJaMaru-kun or Gyroscope.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Russian space probe Vega 1 lands on Venus
  • Von Hayes becomes 21st to hit 2 HRS in an inning (Phils-26, Mets-7)
  • WJW-AM / TV in Cleveland Ohio change call letters to WRMR

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Movies

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St. Elmo's Fire

St. Elmo's Fire

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Emilio Estevez

Country: United States of America

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Directed by: George Miller, George Ogilvie

Starring: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn

Country: United States of America

Return to Oz

Return to Oz

Directed by: Walter Murch

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

Country: United States of America

Cocoon

Cocoon

Directed by: Ron Howard

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

Country: United States of America

Lifeforce

Lifeforce

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

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

Days to next June 11

If June 11, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 4 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon

If Tomorrow Comes

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Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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.

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

Mountbatten by Philip Ziegler

Mountbatten

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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

Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk

Inside, Outside

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hacker

Hacker

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari XL/XE, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC (MS-DOS), Macintosh, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle/Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Acrojet

Acrojet

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Ltd.

Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Ninja JaJaMaru-kun

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Arcade, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco HAMSTER Corporation

Gyroscope

Gyroscope

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

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Melbourne House

Little Computer People

Little Computer People

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari ST Amiga Apple II PC-9801 PC-8801

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 11, 1985?

On June 11, 1985 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is June 11, 1985?

On June 11, 1985 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 11, 1985?

On June 11, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 11, 1985?

On June 11, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 11, 1985?

On June 11, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 11, 1985?

On June 11, 1985 several famous people were born including, Chris Trousdale, Tim Hoogland, Josh Ramsay.

Which famous people died on June 11, 1985?

Famous people died on June 11, 1985 include, Karen Ann Quinlan, Sapfo Notara.

What was the number one song in June 11, 1985?

The number one song in the week of June 11, 1985 was Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears in US and You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd in UK.

What were the top hits on June 11, 1985?

The top hits on June 11, 1985 were Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears, Heaven by Bryan Adams, Axel F by Harold Faltermeyer in US and You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd, Frankie by Sister Sledge, 19 by Paul Hardcastle in UK.


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