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Friday 12 July 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 A Creed For The Third Millennium by Colleen McCullough 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.
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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

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 12, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1985 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
  2. Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake) - Freddie Jackson
  3. Save Your Love (For #1) - Rene & Angela
  4. Prince And The Revolution - Raspberry Beret
  5. Too Many Games - Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
  6. I Wonder If I Take You Home - Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force
  7. Who's Holding Donna Now - Debarge
  8. Paul Hardcastle - 19
  9. Attack Me With Your Love - Cameo
  10. Skipworth & Turner - Thinking About Your Love

Books

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

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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The Heart Of The Dragon

By: Alasdair Clayre

HEART OF THE DRAGON

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The Hunt For Red October

By: Tom Clancy

Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

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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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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

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

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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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Three Lives of Thomasina

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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