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Tuesday August 13, 1985

US date format: 8/13/1985, UK date format: 13/8/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Grega Bole and Lacey Brown. 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. Desert Hearts, directed by Donna Deitch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien 8 or Hang-On.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Desert Hearts

Directed by: Donna Deitch

Starring: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers

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Legend

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent

Country: United States of America

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American Ninja

Directed by: Sam Firstenberg

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Judie Aronson, Guich Koock

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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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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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Ich, Christian Hahn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Planetary positions on August 13, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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The Amateurs

By: David Halberstam

"Astonishing . . . Moving . . . One of the best books ever written about a sport." *Walter Clemons Newsweek"A PENETRATING, FASCINATING AND REMARKABLY SUSPENSEFUL NARRATIVE."

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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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The Class

By: Erich Segal

From world-renowed author Erich Segal comes a powerful and moving saga of five extraordinary members of the Harvard class of 1958 and the women with whom their lives are intertwined.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Acrojet

Acrojet

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

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Ltd.

Hang-On

Hang-On

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

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Poly Play

Poly Play

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Various

Publisher: VEB Polytechnik

Fooblitzky

Fooblitzky

Platform: Apple II, Atari XL/XE, DOS

Genre: Puzzle/Board game

Publisher: Infocom

Alien 8

Alien 8

Platform: ZX Spectrum BBC Micro Amstrad CPC MSX

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Home videos

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

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Barefoot Executive

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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The Secret of the Sword

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Dumbo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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