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Sunday July 28, 1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 28, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mathieu Debuchy and Dustin Milligan. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mercenary or Baraduke.
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What the sky looked like on 28 July 1985

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Movies

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

Real Genius

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink, William Atherton

Country: United States

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Summer Rental

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Candy, Richard Crenna, Rip Torn, Karen Austin

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My Science Project

Directed by: Jonathan R. Betuel

Starring: John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck, Fisher Stevens, Raphael Sbarge

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Fright Night

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States

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Weird Science

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Stingray

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Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

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Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

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About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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The Motown Revue Starring Smokey Robinson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Grant Williams: Actor (Shrinking Man), dies of toxic poisoning at 54.
Facts:
  • 13th du Maurier Golf Classic: Pat Bradley
  • L Brock, Slaughter, A Vaughan, and H Wilhelm inducted into Hall of Fame

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 28, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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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 Dangerous Summer

By: Ernest Hemingway

The Dangerous Summer is Hemingway's firsthand chronicle of a brutal season of bullfights. In this vivid account, Hemingway captures the exhausting pace and pressure of the season, the camaraderie and pride

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Inside, Outside

By: Herman Wouk

This novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Marjorie Morningstar" and "The Caine Mutiny" describes the cultural conflicts in the life of David Goodkind, Special Assistant to the US President during

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baraduke

Baraduke

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa (Sharp X68000)

Super Mario

Super Mario

Platform: Game & Watch Game Boy Advance Game Boy Game Boy Color GameCube Nintendo 3DS Nintendo 64 Nintendo DS Nintendo Entertainment System Super Nintendo Entertainment System Wii Wii U; Game & Watch; Game Boy

Genre: Platform, fantasy

Publisher: Nintendo

Mercenary

Mercenary

Platform: Atari 400/800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Commodore 16/116/Plus/4

Genre: Action-adventure

Exed Exes

Exed Exes

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Virtual Console

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Capcom, Tokuma Shoten (Famicom)

Law of the West

Law of the West

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, NES (In Japan Only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade American Action (Scandinavia)

Home videos

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

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Vanishing Prairie

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Care Bears Movie

Studio: The Samuel Goldwyn Company

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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