Monday June 24, 1985

US date format: 6/24/1985, UK date format: 24/6/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart 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 The Class by Erich Segal 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 Angel Kids or Flashgal.
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Silverado

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

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

Country: United States of America

Pyari Behna

Directed by: Bapu

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

Explorers

Directed by: Joe Dante

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

Country: United States of America

Richy Guitar

Directed by: Michael Laux

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

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 24, 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
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    Events

  • 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.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Paying Guest

Directed by: Subodh Mukherjee

Lady Blue

Directed by: Not specifed

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1985?

Books

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

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.

If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

Son Of The Morning Star

By: Evan S. Connell

Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

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

My Mother'S Keeper

By: B.D. Hyman

My Mother's Keeper

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes, C64 Direct-to-TV, Virtual Console, iOS (ZX Spectrum Elite Collection)

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Puzzle

Publisher: Hewson Consultants, Jester Interactive Publishing

Autoduel

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Amiga

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Origin Systems

Flashgal

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

Mat Mania – The Prowrestling Network

Platform: Arcade PS4 (Arcade Archives)

Genre: Sports, Professional wrestling

Publisher: Taito HAMSTER (PS4)

Angel Kids

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega


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