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Monday June 24, 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 24, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Taj Gibson and Kyle Searles. 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. Silverado, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, 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 Ein Mann macht klar Schiff. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress or City Connection.
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What the sky looked like on 24 June 1985

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Movies

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

Silverado

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover

Country: United States

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Pyari Behna

Directed by: Bapu

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Padmini Kolhapure, Tanvi Azmi, Vinod Mehra

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Explorers

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Jason Presson, Bradley Gregg

Country: United States

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Richy Guitar

Directed by: Michael Laux

Starring: Farin Urlaub, Bela B., Hans Runge, Kristina Raschen

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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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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 24 June 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Facts:
  • 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G) - Discovery 5 - returns to Earth. Payload Specialist Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud completes being the first Arab and first Muslim in space.
  • Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-F
  • STS-51-G Space Shuttle Discovery completes its mission, best remembered for having Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the first Arab and first Muslim in space, as a Payload Specialist.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 24, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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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 Soong Dynasty

By: Sterling Seagrave

‘Fast paced and jammed with racy details’ – New York Times Book ReviewThe Soong Dynasty is the first full behind-the-scenes account of the extraordinary Soong family whose power and wealth dominated China and American policy towards Asia in the Twentieth ...

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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 Class

By: Erich Segal

From world-renowed author Erich Segal comes a powerful and moving saga of five extraordinary members of the Harvard class of 1958 and the women with whom their lives are intertwined.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Earth Fighter Rayieza

The Earth Fighter Rayieza

Platform: NEC PC-8801 FM-7 Sharp X1 MSX Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Enix Nintendo (Family Computer)

Dig Dug II

Dig Dug II

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, Famicom Disk System, Wii Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bandai

The Arc of Yesod

The Arc of Yesod

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Thor Computer Software

City Connection

Platform: Arcade NES MSX Virtual Console Arcade Archives(PS4)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco, Kitcorp, HAMSTER

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Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress

Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress

Platform: Coleco Adam; ColecoVision; Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

The Nesting

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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Race with the Devil

Studio: Key Video

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