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Saturday 15 June 1985

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nadine Coyle . In that special week of June people in US were listening to Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears. In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd was in the top 5 hits. Lifeforce, directed by Tobe Hooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Hold The Dream by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Turkey Television. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragontorc or Racing Destruction Set.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Mapp & Lucia

Starring: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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CBS Storybreak

Starring: Hamilton Camp, Brian Cummings, Michael Bell, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Starring: Dave Lee Travis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Lifeforce

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Steve Railsback, Mathilda May, Peter Firth

Country: United States

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Cocoon

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn

Country: United States

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Return to Oz

Directed by: Walter Murch

Starring: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh

Country: United States

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Cannibal Holocaust

Directed by: Ruggero Deodato

Starring: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen

Country: United States

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Sumi Shimamoto, Mahito Tsujimura, Hisako Kyda

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 June 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
  • Malawi's Freedom Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Russian space probe Vega 2 lands on Venus
  • Rembrandt's painting Danae is attacked by a man (later judged insane) who throws sulfuric acid on the canvas and cuts it twice with a knife.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1985?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan's Tax Package -- June 10, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8960
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nuclear Threat -- June 3, 1985

Books

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

God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

By: George Burns

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragontorc

Dragontorc

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Cops 'n' Robbers

Platform: Acorn Electron, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Shoot 'em up/Maze game

Publisher: Atlantis

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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

Back to the Future

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

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Racing Destruction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Electronic Arts & Ariolasoft (Europe)

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