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Tuesday 23 July 1985

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 23, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luis Angel Landin and Matthew Colin Bailey. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Nutcracker by Shana Alexander was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man or Hacker.
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What the sky looked like on 23 July 1985

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Movies

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

Real Genius

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink, William Atherton

Country: United States

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Summer Rental

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Candy, Richard Crenna, Rip Torn, Karen Austin

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My Science Project

Directed by: Jonathan R. Betuel

Starring: John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck, Fisher Stevens, Raphael Sbarge

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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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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 23 July 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
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Facts:
  • Commodore International introduces the Amiga 1000 computer. It features a Motorola 68000 processor, custom color graphics and stereo sound processors, a multitasking, windowing operating system, 256 kB RAM, and 880 kB 3.5-inch disk drive. Price is US$1300.
  • Kay Kyser (James King Kern Kyser), US bandleader, dies.
  • Commodore launches the Amiga personal computer at the Lincoln Center in New York.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 23, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Nutcracker

By: Shana Alexander

The New York Times–bestselling classic true-crime story of Frances Bradshaw Schreuder, the Manhattan socialite who persuaded the one assassin who couldn’t refuse her—her teenage son—to kill her multimillionaire father In August

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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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Family Album

By: Danielle Steel

Through forty years—from Hollywood's golden days in World War II to the present—Faye Price would create first a career as a legendary actress, then a family, and

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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 ?

Hacker

Hacker

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari XL/XE, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC (MS-DOS), Macintosh, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle/Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Poly Play

Poly Play

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Various

Publisher: VEB Polytechnik

Rambo

Rambo

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Ocean Software

Be-Bop High School

Be-Bop High School

Platform: Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: high school dramedy; coming of age

Publisher: Data East

Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man

Big Mac the Mad Maintenance Man

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action/platform

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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An Officer and a Duck

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Dumbo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Return to Oz

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Donald's Bee Pictures

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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