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Monday 29 July 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Besart Berisha and Simon Santoso. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Weird Science, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beyond 2000. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Delta 16 or Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
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 ?

Beyond 2000

Starring: Simon Reeve, Tracey Curro, Bryan Smith

Country: Australia

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Fright Night

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse

Country: United States

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European Vacation

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Hill

Country: United States

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Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton

Country: United States

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The Black Cauldron

Directed by: Ted Berman

Starring: Grant Bardsley, Freddie Jones, Susan Sheridan

Country: United States

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Explorers

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Bobby Fite

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 July 1985 ?

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Facts:
  • 19th Space Shuttle Mission (51-F) - Challenger 8-launched

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Anniversary of the atom bombing Hiroshima during WWII, August 6, 1945. Inset: Ronald Reagan waving
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8967
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan Enters Hospital -- July 22, 1985

Books

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

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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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.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Back to the Future

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

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Heart of Africa

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Delta 16

Delta 16

Platform: Commodore 16 Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Amersoft

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari Games

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Nonterraqueous

Nonterraqueous

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Mastertronic


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