Tuesday August 20, 1985

US date format: 8/20/1985, UK date format: 20/8/1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 20, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Álvaro Negredo and Thomas Domingo. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News. In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Police, directed by Maurice Pialat, 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 Rocky Road. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gradius or Grand National.
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Movies

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Police

Directed by: Maurice Pialat

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Marceau, Richard Anconina, Pascale Rocard

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Jagged Edge

Directed by: Richard Marquand

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close, Peter Coyote, Robert Loggia

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My American Cousin

Directed by: Sandy Wilson

Starring: Margaret Langrick, John Wildman, Richard Donat, Jane Mortifee

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Bepanaah

Directed by: Jagdish Sidana

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Poonam Dhillon, Rati Agnihotri

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The Lightship

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Robert Duvall, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Tim Phillips, Arliss Howard

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TV Series

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

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

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In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

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Stingray

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Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

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Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • Libya throws out 1000s Tunisian / Egyptian gas workers
  • Met Dwight Gooden strikes out 16 on way to his 13th consecutive win
  • Hanspeter Beck of South Australia finishes a 3,875-mile, 51-day trip from Western Australia to Melbourne on a unicycle.
  • Israel ships 96 TOWs to Iran on behalf of the US.

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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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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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Lonesome Dove

By: Larry McMurtry

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel

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The Lover

By: Marguerite Duras

An international best-seller with more than one million copies in print and a winner of France’s Prix Goncourt, The Lover has been acclaimed by critics all over the world since its

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Grand National

Grand National

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Elite Systems

Kennedy Approach

Kennedy Approach

Platform: Amiga, C64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

Talisman

Talisman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Windows, Mobile

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Games Workshop

Gradius

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PlayStation 4, Famicom/NES, Game Boy, Microsoft Windows, Mobile Phone, MSX, NEC PC-8801, Nintendo DS, Nintendo eShop, PC Engine, PlayStation, PlayStation Network, PlayStatio

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sharp WW Hudson Soft; JP Sharp; WW Hudson Soft

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Arnhen

Arnhen

Platform: MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: SSI (U.S.), CCS (U.K.)

Home videos

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

Rainbow Brite

Studio: Children's Video Library

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House on Haunted Hill

Studio: Key Video

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The Secret of the Sword

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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The Three Lives of Thomasina

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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