Wednesday June 12, 1985

US date format: 6/12/1985, UK date format: 12/6/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 12, 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 Dave Franco and Kendra Wilkinson. In that special week of June people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 Hang-On or The Dungeon of Doom / The Dungeon Revealed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
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Movies

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Ran

Ran

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

Country: United States of America

The Goonies

The Goonies

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Country: United States of America

The Return of the Living Dead

The Return of the Living Dead

Directed by: Dan O'Bannon

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Country: United States of America

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy

Pale Rider

Pale Rider

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Sydney Penny

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

Mussolini and I

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Paying Guest

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

About Time

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

Days to next June 12

If June 12, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 5 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 8 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?

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Konami

Hang-On

Hang-On

Platform: Arcade, Sega SG-1000, Sega Master System, Sega Saturn, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Lot Lot

Lot Lot

Platform: Family Computer[1] Arcade MSX NEC PC-8801

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Tokuma Shoten

Galactic Warriors

Galactic Warriors

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

The Dungeon of Doom / The Dungeon Revealed

The Dungeon of Doom / The Dungeon Revealed

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Roguelike dungeon crawl

Publisher: Woodrose Editions

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 12, 1985?

On June 12, 1985 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is June 12, 1985?

On June 12, 1985 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 12, 1985?

On June 12, 1985 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 12, 1985?

On June 12, 1985 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 12, 1985?

On June 12, 1985 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 12, 1985?

On June 12, 1985 several famous people were born including, Dave Franco, Kendra Wilkinson, Colin Doyle.

What was the number one song in June 12, 1985?

The number one song in the week of June 12, 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 12, 1985?

The top hits on June 12, 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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