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Thursday 27 June 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nico Rosberg and James Hook. 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. The Emerald Forest, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Doris Day's Best Friends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Antix or Finders Keepers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Doris Day's Best Friends

Starring: Doris Day

Country: United States

Mapp & Lucia

Starring: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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CBS Storybreak

Starring: Hamilton Camp, Brian Cummings, Michael Bell, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Robotech

Written by: Carl Macek

Starring: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Emerald Forest

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau

Country: United States

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Day of the Dead

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato

Country: United States

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Red Sonja

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman

Country: United States

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Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States

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St. Elmo's Fire

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 June 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st hotel strike in New York
  • Route 66 (Chicago to Santa Monica), is decertified
  • Route 66 in the USA is officially decommissioned.
  • U.S. Route 66 is officially decommissioned.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hijacked: TWA Flight 847 -- June 24, 1985
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8962
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Spy Scandal Grows -- June 17, 1985

Books

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

The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness

By: George Burns

The renowned actor-comedian offers personal observations, stories, anecdotes, and advice about dealing with life's ups and downs and increasing one's happiness and well-being through good will and laughter.

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God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Antix

Antix

Platform: Elektronika 60, MS-DOS

Back to the Future

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

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Commando

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 2600, Intellivision, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Virtual Console, PlayStation 3, X

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Finders Keepers

Platform: MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game, arcade adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

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Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, puzzle, minigame

Publisher: Ocean Software


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