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Sunday July 21, 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 21, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ancilla Tilia and Vanessa Lengies. In that special week of July people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Fright Night, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Thinner by Richard Bachman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Monty is Innocent or Monty on the Run.
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What the sky looked like on 21 July 1985

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Movies

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

Fright Night

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States

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Weird Science

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

Country: United States

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Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger

Country: United States

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The Heavenly Kid

Directed by: Cary Medoway

Starring: Lewis Smith, Jason Gedrick, Jane Kaczmarek, Richard Mulligan

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The Naked Country

Directed by: Tim Burstall

Starring: John Stanton, Rebecca Gilling, Ivar Kants, Tommy Lewis

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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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About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 July 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Leader of the Pack closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 120 performances
  • 114th British Golf Open: Sandy Lyle shoots a 282 at Royal St. George
  • Amina Fakir (Detroit), 23, crowned 18th Miss Black America
  • Bernard Hinault wins his 5th and last Tour de France
  • Judy Clark wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 21, 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 ?

Thinner

By: Richard Bachman

Curse of the Old Gypsy Man…Billy Halleck, good husband, loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American Good Life: he has an expensive home, a nice family, and a

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The Fourth Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

Retired police detective chief Edward Delaney is called back to the force to hunt a killer who’s crazy like a fox On a rainy November night, Dr.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Konami

The Fairyland Story

The Fairyland Story

Platform: Arcade, MSX, X68000, mobile

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Taito

Finders Keepers

Platform: MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game, arcade adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

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Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Monty on the Run

Monty on the Run

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 16, ZX Spectrum, Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: EU Gremlin Graphics; JP Jaleco

Home videos

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

Beverly Hills Cop

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Falcon and the Snowman

Studio: Vestron Video

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Dumbo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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