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Tuesday 16 July 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. 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. Silverado, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while My Mother'S Keeper by B.D. Hyman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Doris Day's Best Friends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunter Patrol or Cyclone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Silverado

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner

Country: United States

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Explorers

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Bobby Fite

Country: United States

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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence

Country: United States

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Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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The Emerald Forest

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 16 July 1985

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TV Series

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

Doris Day's Best Friends

Starring: Doris Day

Country: United States

Roque Santeiro

Written by: Joaquim Assis, Dias Gomes

Directed by: Gonzaga Blota, Jayme Monjardim

Starring: Lima Duarte, José Wilker, Regina Duarte, Maurício Mattar

Turkey Television

Written by: Geraldine Laybourne, Roger Damon Price

Starring: Tim Reid

Country: Canada

The Henderson Kids

Starring: Nicholas Eadie, Paul Smith, Nadine Garner, Mark Hennessy

Country: Australia

Las amazonas

Starring: Hilda Carrero, Eduardo Serrano, Julio Alcázar, Daniela Alvarado

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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:
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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).

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Books

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

My Mother'S Keeper

By: B.D. Hyman

My Mother's Keeper

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A Catskill Eagle

By: Robert B. Parker

Spenser's girlfriend Susan goes away with another man, Jerry Costigan, the son of a very rich and dangerous criminal. Spenser and his friend, Hawk, go to find Susan.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hunter Patrol

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Scrolling action shooter

Publisher: Mastertronic

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Cyclone

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Vortex Software

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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

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