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Sunday 16 June 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 16, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joël Dicker . 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. St. Elmo's Fire, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Mountbatten by Philip Ziegler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ein Mann macht klar Schiff. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alice in Wonderland or F-15 Strike Eagle.
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What the sky looked like on 16 June 1985

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Movies

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

St. Elmo's Fire

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Emilio Estevez

Country: United States

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Return to Oz

Directed by: Walter Murch

Starring: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie

Country: United States

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Cocoon

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy

Country: United States

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Lifeforce

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Steve Railsback, Mathilda May, Peter Firth, Frank Finlay

Country: United States

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Secret Admirer

Directed by: David Greenwalt

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Lori Loughlin, Kelly Preston, Dee Wallace

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TV Series

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

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

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About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

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Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 85th US Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 279 at Oakland Hills Country Club - Michigan
  • Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • T C Chen, ahead by four strokes in final round of US Open, loses by one stroke to Andy North.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 16, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Mountbatten

By: Philip Ziegler

A biography of Louis, the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. It examines his long and distinguished career, his wartime activites as Allied Chief of Combined Operations and his time as Viceroy

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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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The Bridge Across Forever

By: Richard Bach

More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

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Breaking With Moscow

By: Arkady N. Shevchenko

The highest-ranking Soviet official ever to defect tells an extraordinary story of the inner workings of the Kremlin, of his own conflicted life as a diplomat, and of the frightening world

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Macadam Bumper

Macadam Bumper

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, Oric-1/Atmos, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Personal Software Services (UK) Accolade (US)

King's Valley

King's Valley

Platform: MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

Arm Wrestling

Arm Wrestling

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Nintendo

Alice in Wonderland

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Windham Classics

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F-15 Strike Eagle

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, PC-8801, Sega Game Gear, MSX, NES, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum, Arcade

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Home videos

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

House on Haunted Hill

Studio: Key Video

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Falcon and the Snowman

Studio: Vestron Video

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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