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Friday July 12, 1985

US date format: 7/12/1985, UK date format: 12/7/1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Natasha Poly and Paulo Barreto. 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 Mountbatten by Philip Ziegler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ikki or Poly Play.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 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 12 July 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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Facts:
  • STS 51-F launch scrubbed at T -3s because of main engine shutdown

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 12, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1985?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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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Hold The Dream

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

The continuation of Barbara Taylor Bradford’s bestselling sensation A Woman of Substance, Hold the Dream continues the saga of Emma Harte, a sweeping tale of heartbreak and triumph.As

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If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

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.

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The Cider House Rules

By: John Irving

First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Fourth Protocol

The Fourth Protocol

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PC

Publisher: Hutchinson Computer Publishing

Poly Play

Poly Play

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Various

Publisher: VEB Polytechnik

Ikki

Ikki

Platform: Arcade Famicom Microsoft Windows Virtual Console[1] PlayStation (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1) PlayStation Network (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1)[2] Mobile phone PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco (arcade version) Sunsoft

Nodes of Yesod

Nodes of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Enterprise 64/128, iOS (Apple)

Genre: Maze; Platform

F-15 Strike Eagle

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, PC-8801, Sega Game Gear, MSX, NES, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum, Arcade

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Home videos

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

The Emerald Forest

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Vanishing Prairie

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Falcon and the Snowman

Studio: Vestron Video

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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