Tuesday June 18, 1985

US date format: 6/18/1985, UK date format: 18/6/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 18, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karima Charni and Cora Skinner. 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 Skeleton Crew by Stephen King 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 Dragon Buster or The Legend of Kage.
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Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States of America

Restless Natives

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

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

St. Elmo's Fire

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

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

Country: United States of America

Return to Oz

Directed by: Walter Murch

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

Country: United States of America

Cocoon

Directed by: Ron Howard

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 18, 1985?


    Holidays

  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.

    Events

  • Boston Red Sox Fred Lynn gets 10 RBIs

    Famous Deaths

  • Paul Colin: French poster designer (Born 1892).

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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

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

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.

Jubal Sackett

By: Louis L'Amour

In Jubal Sackett, the second generation of Louis L’Amour’s great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Konami's Ping Pong

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Famicom Disk System, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Ikki

Platform: Arcade Famicom Microsoft Windows Virtual Console[1] PlayStation (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1) PlayStation Network (Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1)[2] Mobile phone PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco (arcade version) Sunsoft

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Family Computer/NES, MSX, Virtual Console, X1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP/NA Taito; JP Square Enix (3DSVC); EU Imagine Studios (CPC/C64)

Dragon Buster

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, MSX, PC-8801, X68000, Wii and Wii U (Virtual Console), iOS, Android

Genre: Platform game Dungeon crawl Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP/NA Namco; JP Dempa; JP Enix (PC88)


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