Wednesday July 31, 1985

US date format: 7/31/1985, UK date format: 31/7/1985

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 31, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rémy Di Grégorio and Clotilde Reiss. 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 Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stingray. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alpha Mission or Konami GT.
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Movies

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Year of the Dragon

Directed by: Michael Cimino

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

American Flyers

Directed by: John Badham

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

Volunteers

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

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

Real Genius

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

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

Country: United States of America

Summer Rental

Directed by: Carl Reiner

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 31, 1985?


    Holidays

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
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    Events

  • Liberia recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

TV Series

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

Stingray

Watchdog

Directed by: Yuri Kovalev

Ein Mann macht klar Schiff

About Time

Directed by: Richard Curtis

My Brother Jonathan

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

Books

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

The Bridge Across Forever

By: Richard Bach

More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

The Hunt For Red October

By: Tom Clancy

Here is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s phenomenal career. A military thriller so gripping in its action and so convincing in its accuracy that the author was rumored to

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.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Back to Skool

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Microsphere

Alpha Mission

Platform: Arcade NES

Genre: Vertical Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

Konami GT

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Konami

Tehkan Gridiron Fight

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Antix

Platform: Elektronika 60, MS-DOS


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