Monday August 26, 1985

US date format: 8/26/1985, UK date format: 26/8/1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christopher Mabee and David Price. 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. After Hours, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky Road. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Autoduel or Nonterraqueous.
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What the sky looked like on 26 August 1985

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Movies

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

After Hours

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong

Country: United States of America

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Oriana

Directed by: Fina Torres

Starring: Doris Wells, Daniela Silverio, Rafael Briceño, Mirtha Borges

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The Quiet Earth

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith, Anzac Wallace

Country: United States of America

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Smooth Talk

Directed by: Joyce Chopra

Starring: Treat Williams, Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Margaret Welsh

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Police

Directed by: Maurice Pialat

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Marceau, Richard Anconina, Pascale Rocard

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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 26 August 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • French government claims no knowledge of assault on Rainbow Warrior
  • Baltimore Orioles' Eddie Murray knocks in nine RBIs in a game versus California Angels.

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Planetary positions on August 26, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

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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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Funny Money

By: Mark Singer

From esteemed New Yorker writer Mark Singer comes this cautionary tale of the Penn Square Bank, the oil and gas broker in an Oklahoma City shopping mall whose collapse in 1982

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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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

NFL Challenge

NFL Challenge

Genre: Sports, American football

Gyromite

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Autoduel

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

The Fourth Protocol

The Fourth Protocol

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PC

Publisher: Hutchinson Computer Publishing

Nonterraqueous

Nonterraqueous

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Mastertronic

Home videos

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

The Sure Thing

Studio: Embassy Home Entertainment

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The Care Bears Movie

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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Return to Oz

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Flamingo Kid

Studio: Vestron Video

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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