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Sunday 23 June 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 23, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Blake Harrison and Hamza Abbasi. 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 Thinner by Richard Bachman 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 Desert Fox or Mail Order Monsters.
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What the sky looked like on 23 June 1985

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Movies

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

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States

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Restless Natives

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

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

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Red Sonja

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman, Paul L. Smith

Country: United States

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St. Elmo's Fire

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

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

Country: United States

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Cocoon

Directed by: Ron Howard

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

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Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 June 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
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Facts:
  • Alice Miller wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die
  • Laffit Pincay Jr becomes 2nd jockey to win $100 million
  • A terrorist bomb aboard Air India flight 182 brings the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 23, 1985 - Geocentric view

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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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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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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.

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Footfall

By: Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle

"NOBODY DOES IT BETTER THAN NIVEN AND POURNELLE.I LOVED IT!"--Tom ClancyThey first appear as a series of dots on astronomical plates, heading from Saturn directly toward Earth.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Monty is Innocent

Monty is Innocent

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Desert Fox

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Accolade Inc.

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Mail Order Monsters

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress

Platform: Coleco Adam; ColecoVision; Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Activision

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Pit Pot

Pit Pot

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Puzzle Action

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

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

Donald's Bee Pictures

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Vanishing Prairie

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Dumbo

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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