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Sunday 18 August 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Beatrice Borromeo and Bryan Ruiz. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears. In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Desert Hearts, directed by Donna Deitch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Funny Money by Mark Singer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mercenary or Talisman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 August 1985

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Movies

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

Desert Hearts

Directed by: Donna Deitch

Starring: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers

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Legend

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent

Country: United States

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American Ninja

Directed by: Sam Firstenberg

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Judie Aronson, Guich Koock

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My Beautiful Laundrette

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day-Lewis, Richard Graham

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Warning Sign

Directed by: Hal Barwood

Starring: Sam Waterston, Kathleen Quinlan, Yaphet Kotto, Jeffrey DeMunn

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TV Series

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

Stingray

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Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

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Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

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Ich, Christian Hahn

Drummonds

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Muffin Spencer-Devlin wins MasterCard International Pro-Am Golf Tourn

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 18, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Funny Money

By: Mark Singer

From esteemed New Yorker writer Mark Singer comes this cautionary tale of the Penn Square Bank, the oil and gas broker in an Oklahoma City shopping mall whose collapse in 1982

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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.

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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 ?

Boffin

Boffin

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Addictive Games

Delta 16

Delta 16

Platform: Commodore 16 Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Amersoft

Mercenary

Mercenary

Platform: Atari 400/800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Commodore 16/116/Plus/4

Genre: Action-adventure

Talisman

Talisman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Windows, Mobile

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Games Workshop

Doppleganger

Doppleganger

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Alligata Software Americana

Home videos

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

The Nesting

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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The Falcon and the Snowman

Studio: Vestron Video

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Charlie the Lonesome Cougar

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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