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Friday 28 June 1985

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Latsky and Phil Bardsley. 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. Day of the Dead, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk 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 The Empire of Karn or Hang-On.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Day of the Dead

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato

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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Red Sonja

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman

Country: United States

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The Emerald Forest

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau

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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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

Roque Santeiro

Written by: Joaquim Assis, Dias Gomes

Directed by: Gonzaga Blota, Jayme Monjardim

Starring: Lima Duarte, José Wilker, Regina Duarte, Maurício Mattar

Turkey Television

Written by: Geraldine Laybourne, Roger Damon Price

Starring: Tim Reid

Country: Canada

The Henderson Kids

Starring: Nicholas Eadie, Paul Smith, Nadine Garner, Mark Hennessy

Country: Australia

Las amazonas

Starring: Hilda Carrero, Eduardo Serrano, Julio Alcázar, Daniela Alvarado

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Discovery ferried back to Kennedy Space Center via Bergstrom AFB, Texas

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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 ?

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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A Creed For The Third Millennium

By: Colleen McCullough

Tomorrow's America is a cold and ravaged place, a nation devastated by despair and enduring winter. In a small New England city, senior government official Dr.

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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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Smart Women, Foolish Choices

By: Connell Cowan and Melvyn Kinder

Smart Women Foolish Choices

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hang-On

Platform: Arcade, Sega SG-1000, Sega Master System, Sega Saturn, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

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Baraduke

Baraduke

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Dempa (Sharp X68000)

Paradroid

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

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Dragon Buster

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, MSX, PC-8801, X68000, Wii and Wii U (Virtual Console), iOS, Android

Genre: Platform game Dungeon crawl Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP/NA Namco; JP Dempa; JP Enix (PC88)

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The Empire of Karn

The Empire of Karn

Platform: Amstrad CPC C64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Interceptor Software


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