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Wednesday August 14, 1985

US date format: 8/14/1985, UK date format: 14/8/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ashlynn Brooke and Dalia Hernández. 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 Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos: The Battle of Wizards or Frankie Goes to Hollywood.
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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

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Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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Planetary positions on August 14, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Jubal Sackett

By: Louis L'Amour

In Jubal Sackett, the second generation of Louis L’Amour’s great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos: The Battle of Wizards

Chaos: The Battle of Wizards

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Games Workshop

Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror

Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Publisher: Micro Power

Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Graham Gooch's Test Cricket

Graham Gooch's Test Cricket

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, C64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, puzzle, minigame

Publisher: Ocean Software

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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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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The Legend of Lobo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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Race with the Devil

Studio: Key Video

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