#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tuesday 16 July 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 16, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Heather Blumberg and Yoko Hikasa. In that special week of July people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Fright Night, directed by Tom Holland, 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 Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunter Patrol or Cyclone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1985 or at July 16 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 16 July 1985 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 16 July 1985

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of stars on this day

Movies

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

Fright Night

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States

More info

Weird Science

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

Country: United States

More info

The Heavenly Kid

Directed by: Cary Medoway

Starring: Lewis Smith, Jason Gedrick, Jane Kaczmarek, Richard Mulligan

More info

The Naked Country

Directed by: Tim Burstall

Starring: John Stanton, Rebecca Gilling, Ivar Kants, Tommy Lewis

More info

Silverado

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover

Country: United States

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 16 July 1985

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

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

Stingray

More info

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

More info

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

More info

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

More info

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 16 July 1985!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 16 July
Famous Deaths:
  • Wayne King: American saxophonist, songwriter and bandleader (Born 1901).
Facts:
  • 56th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-1 at Humphrey Metrodome, Minnesota
  • All star MVP: LaMarr Hoyt (SD Padres)
  • Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent
  • F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record of 1152 kph (716 mph).

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 16, 1985 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on July 16, 1985 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See detailed astronomy profile for 16 July 1985

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 16 July 1985 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

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

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

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

If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

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.

More info

The Lover

By: Marguerite Duras

An international best-seller with more than one million copies in print and a winner of France’s Prix Goncourt, The Lover has been acclaimed by critics all over the world since its

More info

Thinner

By: Richard Bachman

Curse of the Old Gypsy Man…Billy Halleck, good husband, loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American Good Life: he has an expensive home, a nice family, and a

More info

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

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hunter Patrol

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Scrolling action shooter

Publisher: Mastertronic

More info

Cyclone

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Vortex Software

More info
Kennedy Approach

Kennedy Approach

Platform: Amiga, C64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

Doctor Who and the Warlord

Doctor Who and the Warlord

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: text based adventure

Publisher: BBC Software

Ghetto Blaster

Platform: C64

Genre: Action

More info

Home videos

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

Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

More info

Donald's Bee Pictures

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

More info

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

More info

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

More info

Dumbo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 16 July 1985 is such a special date for you!