Thursday August 22, 1985

US date format: 8/22/1985, UK date format: 22/8/1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 22, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kether Donahue and Laura Haddock. 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 Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky Road. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ring King or Lord of the Rings: Game One.
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What the sky looked like on 22 August 1985

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Movies

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

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 22 August 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 30th Walker Cup: US wins 13-11
  • Airtours Boeing-737 crashes at airport of Manchester, 55 killed
  • Microsoft and IBM sign a joint-development agreement to work together on future operating systems and environments.
  • Manchester Air Disaster sees 55 people killed when a fire breaks out on a commercial aircraft at Manchester Airport.
  • British Airtours Flight 28M The 737's left engine caught fire while on its take off roll, 55 people are killed while trying to evacuate the aircraft.

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Books

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

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 Dangerous Summer

By: Ernest Hemingway

The Dangerous Summer is Hemingway's firsthand chronicle of a brutal season of bullfights. In this vivid account, Hemingway captures the exhausting pace and pressure of the season, the camaraderie and pride

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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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Lucky

By: Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gyromite

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

Ring King

Ring King

Platform: Arcade Nintendo Entertainment System MSX2 Mobile phone

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Woodplace, Inc. Data East Namco

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: action, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Epyx

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Lord of the Rings: Game One

Lord of the Rings: Game One

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, BBC Micro, Dragon 32/64, Apple II, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS.

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

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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The Emerald Forest

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

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The Secret of the Sword

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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