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Monday June 17, 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcos Baghdatis and Andrea Demirovic. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Heaven by Bryan Adams. In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd was in the top 5 hits. Back to the Future, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy 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 Be-Bop High School or Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror.
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What the sky looked like on 17 June 1985

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Movies

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

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States

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Restless Natives

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Vincent Friell, Ned Beatty, Joe Mullaney, Teri Lally

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Red Sonja

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman, Paul L. Smith

Country: United States

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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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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 17 June 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Piet De Somer: Belgian rector of University of Louvain, dies at 67.
  • John Boulting: English director producer and screenwriter (d. 1985).
Facts:
  • 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G) - Discovery 5 launched
  • John Hendricks launches the Discovery Channel in the United States.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 17, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Hunt For Red October

By: Tom Clancy

Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

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Once Upon A Time

By: Gloria Vanderbilt

Once Upon a Time: A True Story, 1985 BCE, by Gloria Vanderbilt. Hardcover with dust jacket, 301 pages, published by Alfred A.

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Footfall

By: Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle

"NOBODY DOES IT BETTER THAN NIVEN AND POURNELLE.I LOVED IT!"--Tom ClancyThey first appear as a series of dots on astronomical plates, heading from Saturn directly toward Earth.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pachicom

Pachicom

Platform: MSX Family Computer PC-88 Famicom Disk System

Genre: Parlor game (Gambling)

Publisher: Toemiland

Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror

Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Publisher: Micro Power

Baraduke

Baraduke

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa (Sharp X68000)

Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

City Connection

Platform: Arcade NES MSX Virtual Console Arcade Archives(PS4)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco, Kitcorp, HAMSTER

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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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Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Vanishing Prairie

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Barefoot Executive

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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