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Monday 29 July 1985

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 29, 1985). 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. Year of the Dragon, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while The Cider House Rules by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun.Smoke or Richard Petty's Talladega.
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What the sky looked like on 29 July 1985

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Movies

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

Year of the Dragon

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane, Leonard Termo

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American Flyers

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul

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Volunteers

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson, Tim Thomerson

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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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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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My Brother Jonathan

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Historical Events

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

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 29, 1985 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Cider House Rules

By: John Irving

First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr.

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If Tomorrow Comes

By: Sidney Sheldon

Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

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Funny Money

By: Mark Singer

From esteemed New Yorker writer Mark Singer comes this cautionary tale of the Penn Square Bank, the oil and gas broker in an Oklahoma City shopping mall whose collapse in 1982

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Don't Buy This

Don't Buy This

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Video game compilations

Publisher: Firebird

Heart of Africa

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Gun.Smoke

Platform: FDS, NES, Amstrad CPC, MSX, PlayStation 2, PlayStation, ZX Spectrum, Xbox, Sega Saturn, IBM PC

Genre: Overhead scrolling shooter, western

Publisher: Capcom, Romstar (North American Arcade release)

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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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Richard Petty's Talladega

Platform: Commodore 64 Atari XL

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: NA Electronic Arts; EU Ariolasoft

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Home videos

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

The Nesting

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Gremlins

Studio: Warner Home Video

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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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Donald's Bee Pictures

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Those Calloways

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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