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Tuesday August 13, 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position 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 Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kennedy Approach or 4-D Warriors.
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What the sky looked like on 13 August 1985

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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

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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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Famous Deaths:
  • Marion Martin: Actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 13, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

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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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Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

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The Dangerous Summer

By: Ernest Hemingway

The Dangerous Summer is Hemingway's firsthand chronicle of a brutal season of bullfights. In this vivid account, Hemingway captures the exhausting pace and pressure of the season, the camaraderie and pride

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Action Biker

Action Biker

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

4-D Warriors

4-D Warriors

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Sega

Poly Play

Poly Play

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Various

Publisher: VEB Polytechnik

Kennedy Approach

Kennedy Approach

Platform: Amiga, C64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

Heart of Africa

Heart of Africa

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Home videos

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

The Nesting

Studio: Warner Home Video

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Curse of Frankenstein

Studio: Warner Home Video

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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