#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Thursday August 29, 1985

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Achilles Liarmakopoulos and Bhavish Aggarwal. 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 Jubal Sackett by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky Road. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Finalizer - Super Transformation or The Great American Cross-Country Road Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1985 or at August 29 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 29 August 1985 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 29 August 1985

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on this day

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

More info

Oriana

Directed by: Fina Torres

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

More info

The Quiet Earth

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

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

Country: United States

More info

Smooth Talk

Directed by: Joyce Chopra

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

More info

Police

Directed by: Maurice Pialat

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

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 29 August 1985

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

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

Rocky Road

Directed by: Brian K. Roberts

More info

In Sickness and in Health

Directed by: Roger Melvin

More info

Stingray

More info

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

More info

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 29 August 1985!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1985 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 29 August
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Atlantis moves to launch pad for 51-J mission
  • Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
  • New York Yank Don Baylor is hit by a pitch for a record 190th time

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 1985 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on August 29, 1985 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 29 August 1985

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 29 August 1985 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

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

Jubal Sackett

By: Louis L'Amour

In Jubal Sackett, the second generation of Louis L’Amour’s great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land.

More info

Hold The Dream

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

The continuation of Barbara Taylor Bradford’s bestselling sensation A Woman of Substance, Hold the Dream continues the saga of Emma Harte, a sweeping tale of heartbreak and triumph.As

More info

The Grasshopper Trap

By: Patrick F. McManus

The bestselling author of They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? is at it again with more of his zany spoofs of The Great Outdoors.

More info

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.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos: The Battle of Wizards

Chaos: The Battle of Wizards

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Games Workshop

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Finalizer - Super Transformation

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Konami

Cosmic Soldier

Cosmic Soldier

Platform: MSX, PC-8801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Kogado Studio

Bounder

Bounder

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Commodore 64, Commodore 16 / Plus/4

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

The Great American Cross-Country Road Race

The Great American Cross-Country Road Race

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

House on Haunted Hill

Studio: Key Video

More info

Nine Deaths of the Ninja

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

More info

Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Studio: Playhouse Video

More info

Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

More info

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why August 29, 1985 is such a special date for you!